Sökning: "Extension of the franchise"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade orden Extension of the franchise.

  1. 1. Essays on the Political Economy of Development

    Författare :Matti Mitrunen; Andreas Madestam; David Strömberg; Torsten Persson; Noam Yuchtman; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial policy; Structural change; Intergenerational mobility; War reparations; Inequality; Kuznets curve; Famine; Threat of revolution; Extension of the franchise; Assimilation; Age of Mass Migration; Patriotism; Nation building; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Structural Change and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from the Finnish War ReparationsThis paper presents evidence that government industrial policy can promote new industries, move labor out of agriculture into manufacturing, and have long-term effects via increased human capital accumulation and upward mobility. I use plausibly exogenous variation generated by the Finnish war reparations (1944-1952) that forced the largely agrarian Finland to give 5% of its yearly GDP to the Soviet Union in the form of industrial products. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays in Political Economics

    Författare :Jaakko Meriläinen; Torsten Persson; David Strömberg; Toke Aidt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Class-based voting; close elections; economic policy; ideology; local government; political parties; political promotions; political representation; politician quality; rank effects; regression discontinuity design; voting behavior; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : When Does Regression Discontinuity Design Work? Evidence from Random Election OutcomesWe use elections data in which a large number of ties in vote counts between candidates are resolved via a lottery to study the personal incumbency advantage. We benchmark non-experimental regression discontinuity design (RDD) estimates against the estimate produced by this experiment that suggests that there is no personal incumbency advantage. LÄS MER