Search for dissertations about: "voting behavior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words voting behavior.

  1. 1. Information, Voting Behavior and Electoral Accountability

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Mattias Nordin; Eva Mörk; Massimo Bordignon; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Voting Behavior; Electoral Accountability; Principal-Agent; Vote Aggregation; Mass Media; News Consumption;

    Abstract : Essay 1: In this paper, I investigate the causal effect of information on citizens’ ability to hold their elected politicians accountable for past behavior. Using survey data from the 2006 U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Voting Behavior, Labor Market Policy, and Taxation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Jordahl; Timothy Besley; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Elections; voting behavior; pocketbook voting; self-interest; public interest; intergovernmental grants; vote purchasing; redistribution; central bank independence; labor market reform; credibility; flexibility; inflation; unemployment; rigidities; horizontal equity; optimal taxation; heterogeneous preferences; utilitarianism; Nationalekonomi; val; röstningsbeteende; plånboksröstning; egenintresse; allmänintresse; statsbidrag till kommuner; röstköp; omfördelning; centralbanksoberoende; arbetsmarknadsreform; trovärdighet; flexibilitet; inflation; arbetslöshet; rigiditet; horisontell rättvisa; optimal beskattning; heterogena preferenser; utilitarism; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 investigates the vote motive in Swedish general elections. A theoretical model of rational retrospective voting is tested empirically on pooled cross-sectional and panel data from the Swedish Election Studies between 1985 and 1994 supplemented with time series on inflation and unemployment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Voting Behavior, Labor Market Policy, and Taxation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Jordahl; Timothy Besley; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Elections; voting behavior; pocketbook voting; self-interest; public interest; intergovernmental grants; vote purchasing; redistribution; central bank independence; labor market reform; credibility; flexibility; inflation; unemployment; rigidities; horizontal equity; optimal taxation; heterogeneous preferences; utilitarianism; Nationalekonomi; val; röstningsbeteende; plånboksröstning; egenintresse; allmänintresse; statsbidrag till kommuner; röstköp; omfördelning; centralbanksoberoende; arbetsmarknadsreform; trovärdighet; flexibilitet; inflation; arbetslöshet; rigiditet; horisontell rättvisa; optimal beskattning; heterogena preferenser; utilitarism; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 investigates the vote motive in Swedish general elections. A theoretical model of rational retrospective voting is tested empirically on pooled cross-sectional and panel data from the Swedish Election Studies between 1985 and 1994 supplemented with time series on inflation and unemployment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Voting and Issue Ownership. An Integrative Approach

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johan Martinsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic voting; issue ownership; unemployment; elections; Sweden; voting behavior; saliency; public agenda; government support;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to improve our understanding of how economic changes influence popular support for political parties. Previous studies have generally found that there is a tendency for the popular support of incumbent governments to diminish when the economic development deteriorates. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Voting under Coalition Governments

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Annika Fredén; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; strategic; voting; coalitions; proportional representation;

    Abstract : If a voter defects from preference under the consideration of policy outcomes and others' behavior, it is a "strategic vote". This thesis relates voters' strategic considerations to the government formation process: the chances for a party to gain seats, enter office, and affect overall policies. READ MORE