Sökning: "development economics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1082 avhandlingar innehållade orden development economics.

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

    Författare :Erik Meyersson; Torsten Persson; Asim Khwaja; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; 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. States of Development : Essays on the Political Economy of Development in Asia

    Författare :Nathaniel Lane; Torsten Persson; Rohini Pande; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Development; Industrial Development; Economic Institutions; Political Economy; State Capacity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Manufacturing Revolutions - Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea. This chapter uses a historic big push intervention and newly digitized data from South Korea to study the effects of industrial policy on industrial development. In 1973 South Korea transitioned to a military dictatorship and drastically changed their development strategy. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Maria Cheung; Jakob Svensson; Jean-Marie Baland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Essays in Development and Political Economics

    Författare :Mathias Iwanowsky; Jakob Svensson; Torsten Persson; David Yanagizawa-Drott; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Property Rights; Ethnic Partitioning; Migration; State Repression; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in economics.Property Rights, Resources, and Wealth: Evidence from a land reform in the United States: This paper compares the effectiveness of two alternative property rights regimes to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Globalization and Development : The Impact of International Trade on Political and Social Institutions

    Författare :Roza Khoban; Anders Åkerman; David Strömberg; Andreas Moxnes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Globalization; International Trade; Economic Development; Political Distortions; Gender Norms; Protests; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The Impact of Trade Liberalization in the Presence of Political DistortionsPolitical distortions are prevalent in many developing countries and can imply substantial productivity losses. Theory is ambiguous as to whether greater openness to trade amplifies or reduces the effects of such distortions. LÄS MER