Sökning: "foreign aid"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 34 avhandlingar innehållade orden foreign aid.

  1. 1. Fighting for Aid Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Författare :Daniel Strandow; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. LÄS MER

  2. 2. A Scramble for Rents Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Författare :Margareta Sollenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Aid, drugs, and informality essays in empirical economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Författare :Ola Granström; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid efficiency; Altruism; Dictator game; Experiment; Identifiable victim effect; Informal sector; Paternalism; Philanthropy; Product cycle; Wage discrimination; Foreign aid; Corruption; Innovation; Occupational choice; Pharmaceuticals; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The first three papers of this Ph.D. thesis experimentally study the preferences of individuals making cross-border charitable donations. In Is Foreign Aid Paternalistic? (with Anna Breman and Felix Masiye) subjects choose whether to make a monetary or a tied transfer (mosquito nets) to an anonymous household in Zambia. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Europeanisation of Foreign Aid Policy Slovenia and Latvia 1998-2010

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Department of political science, Umeå university

    Författare :Peteris Timofejevs Henriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Europeanization; foreign aid policy; Central and Eastern Europe; Latvia; Slovenia; Rationalism; Constructivism; Europeanisation; foreign aid policy; Rationalism; Constructivism; conditionality; identification and social influence; Central and East European countries; Latvia; Slovenia.;

    Sammanfattning : In the early 2000s when several Central and East European countries (CEECs) negotiated their accession to the European Union (EU), they introduced foreign aid policy despite most of them being aid recipient countries at the time. This thesis seeks to explain the evolution of foreign aid policy in two Central and Eastern European countries that took divergent paths in adopting the policy, Slovenia and Latvia. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Chinese Development Assistance and West African Agriculture: A Shifting Approach to Foreign Aid?

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Författare :Yahia Mohamed-Mahmood; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; West African Agriculture; China in Africa; Chinese Foreign Aid; Agricultural Development; Foreign Aid;

    Sammanfattning : China's economic rise and its implications for international relations have attracted worldwide attention in recent years. The outcomes of this development are numerous, complex and involve a wide range of issues. In addition to radical consequences for the Chinese society itself they are also affecting the rest of the world. LÄS MER