Search for dissertations about: "tenure security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words tenure security.

  1. 1. HOUSING THE URBAN POOR: AN INTEGRATED GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVE The Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Kh. Md. Nahiduzzaman; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing affordability; tenure security; social business; partnership; deliberative dialogue; cooperative business; informality; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : It is claimed that low-income people in Dhaka city do not have the financial ability to enjoy adecent housing environment. There is a clear lack of knowledge on how low-income people,drawing upon both their available income together and support from formal financial institutions,would be able to afford housing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Land Reform, Trust and Natural Resource Management in Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Precious Zikhali; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Agricultural productivity; Bioeconomic model; Dynamic analysis; Land reform; Ethnicity; Ethnic nepotism; Investments; Mopane worm; Restrictive harvest period policy; Tenure security; Trust; Zimbabwe.;

    Abstract : Four self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper I investigates what impact Zimbabwe’s Fast Track Land Reform Programme, launched in 2000 as part of an ongoing land reform and resettlement programme aimed at addressing a racially skewed land distribution, has had on its beneficiaries’ perceptions of land tenure security and subsequent decisions to invest in soil conservation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Institutions and Economic Outcomes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Daniel Zerfu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; agricultural productivity; efficiency; Ethiopia; ethnic nepotism; ethnicity; governance; institutions; investment; land registration; land tenure; nonlinearity; policy reversal; political trust; poverty trap; trust.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 discusses the impact of tenure insecurity on land-related investment and the policy currently in place to promote tenure security. The empirical results, based on the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey panel dataset, show that tenure insecurity has a significant effect in discouraging land-related investments, and that this effect varies with region and type of investment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insurances against job loss and disability Private and public interventions and their effects on job search and labor supply

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Josefine Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Employment Security Agreements; job search assistance; job loss; notification; lump-sum severance grant; liquidity effect; disability insurance; financial incentives; continuous deduction; regression discontinuity design; propensity score matching; nearest neighbor matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Employment Security Agreements, which are elements of Swedish collective agreements, offer a unique opportunity to study very early job search counselling of displaced workers. These agreements provide individual job search assistance to workers who are dismissed due to redundancy, often as early as during the period of notice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Incentives and Forest Reform: Evidence from China

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Yuanyuan Yi; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Forest devolution; Household management; Forest investment; Deforestation; Allocative efficiency; Household welfare; Forestland rental markets; Collective forest tenure reform; Managerial incentives; Environmental protection; State-owned forests; State-owned enterprises; Chinese-style federalism; Two-principal; one-agent model; China;

    Abstract : Chapter I: Forest Devolution Reform in China: A Trigger for Investment or Deforestation? I investigate whether and how the devolution of forestland to households in China triggered investment in forestland, and its effect on forest resource conditions. The investment analysis is based on a panel dataset of a two-round survey of 3,000 households in eight provinces before and after the implementation of the forest devolution reform, while the analysis of resource conditions is based on satellite imagery on forest cover and vegetation during 2001-2012. READ MORE