Sökning: "Economic Culture"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 278 avhandlingar innehållade orden Economic Culture.
1. Culture and Capacity : Drought and Gender Differentiated Vulnerability of Rural Poor in Nicaragua, 1970-2010
Sammanfattning : This dissertation interprets gender-differentiated vulnerability to drought within a rural community located in the dry zone, la zona seca, of Nicaragua, a region that has been identified by the government and NGO sector as suffering from prolonged and, since the 1970s, more frequent droughts. A combination of gender, capitals, and vulnerability demonstrates the value in using a multidimensional perspective to look at the socioeconomic and cultural contexts that form the capacity individuals have had to reduce their long-term vulnerability to drought in Nicaragua. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Culture and institutions are important to understand individual behaviors and economic development. In this thesis, I study the origins of cultural divergence across societies, the emergence of private property rights, and the relationship between private property rights and economic development. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the rise of new industries through entrepreneurial activities. The aim is to investigate how differences in contexts might encourage or discourage entrepreneurial activities. This contextualization of entrepreneurship enhanced our understanding of when, how and why entrepreneurial activities happen. LÄS MER
4. The Tragedy of Ordinarity : Culture Constraints on Sustainable Development Based on Public Transport
Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis consists of two free-standing papers and a linking essay that links the papers by articulating an overall research aim and common theoretical background. The research aim is kept general and focuses on the role public transport can play in sustainable development. LÄS MER
5. Från arbetare till arbetarklass : Klassformering och klassrelationer i Fagersta - ett mellansvenskt brukssamhälle ca 1870-1909
Sammanfattning : The dissertation addresses the problem of the formation of an industrial working class. This is a concrete historical process in which the workers themselves are the main subjects. LÄS MER