Search for dissertations about: "the economics of religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words the economics of religion.

  1. 1. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion, Politics, and Development : Essays in Development Economics and Political Economics

    Author : Erik Meyersson; Torsten Persson; Asim Khwaja; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in development and political economics."Islamic Rule and the Emancipation of the Poor and Pious". I report new findings on the causal relationship between political Islamic control and female participation in public institutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Urban Economics

    Author : Ina Blind; Matz Dahlberg; Olof Åslund; Christine Whitehead; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Infrastructure investment; commuting; job access; public transit; labor market outcomes; migration; residential sorting; residential segregation; housing mix; tenure type mix; mosques; call to prayer; house prices; neighborhood dynamics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Olof Åslund and Matz Dahlberg): In this essay we investigate the impact of commuter train access on individual labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. After Apartheid: The Effects of ANC Power and  Religion and HIV: Evidence Using the Expansion of Faith-Based Radio in Uganda

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Andreas Madestam; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  5. 5. The Employment Contract between Ethics and Economics

    Author : Lars Lindblom; Sven Ove Hansson; Peter Fabienne; Fabienne Peter; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Justice; work; efficiency; desert; consent; contestability; workplace inspections; whistleblowing; the market; equality of resources; justice as fairness; the employment contract; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what work ought to be like. The answer it presents consists of an outline of a liberaltheory of justice in the employment contract based on theory developed in the area of political philosophy. READ MORE