Sökning: "Development economics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1114 avhandlingar innehållade orden Development economics.

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Erik Meyersson; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Education, Gender and Media : Empirical Essays in Development Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Maria Cheung; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Policies; Education; Gender; Media; Cambodia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The first essay, Edutainment Radio, Women’s Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence from Cambodia, investigates whether exposure to education-entertainment radio leads to improved women's status and primary school participation. Results show significant behavioral effects related to women's decision-making power and investments in children's primary schooling in exposed areas. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Development Policy and the Political Economy of Conflict

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Miri Stryjan; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Political Economics; Electoral processes; Political selection; Community driven development; Conflict; Political Elites; Community Meetings; Rainfall; Microfinance; Savings; Credit contract structure; Business growth; SMEs; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Electoral Rules and Leader Selection: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Community Groups. Despite a large body of work documenting how electoral systems affect policy outcomes, less is known about their impact on leader selection. LÄS MER

  4. 4. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Mounir Karadja; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. During the Age of Mass Migration, 30 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. We study the long-term political effects of this large-scale migration episode on origin communities using detailed historical data from Sweden. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Information, Markets and Conflict : Essays on Development and Political Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

    Författare :David Yanagizawa Drott; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Mass Media; Propaganda; Market Information; Conflict; Genocide; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of four essays.The first essay, “The Strategic Determinants of U.S. Human Rights Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War”, uses a country-level panel dataset to test the hypothesis that the United States biases its human rights reports of countries based on the strategic value of these countries. LÄS MER