Sökning: "distributional outcomes"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden distributional outcomes.

  1. 1. Engendered promises, gendered challenges : Changing patterns of labor, control and benefits among smallholder households growing NERICA in Uganda

    Författare :Johanna Bergman-Lodin; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agricultural development; new technology; gender; NERICA; smallholder farmers; income effects; labor intensity; intrahousehold bargaining; resource allocation; distributional outcomes; Hoima District; Uganda;

    Sammanfattning : NERICA is a new group of high-yielding and stress-tolerant upland rice varieties, developed by the Africa Rice Center to address the continent-wide rice challenge, poverty and food insecurity. Recognizing that African women farmers do not always benefit from the introduction of productivity-enhancing technology and higher-value crops, the aim of my thesis is to understand processes leading to NERICA-related wellbeing outcomes among differently comprised grower households in Hoima District, Uganda, by examining inter- and intrahousehold gender dynamics. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Making Equity in Public Transport Count

    Författare :Isak Rubensson; Yusak Susilo; Oded Cats; Karst Geurs; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Subsidies; Fare-schemes; Accessibility; Crowding; transport justice; Equity; Distribution; Gini index; Lorenz curves; Customer satisfaction; Service quality; Preferences; Reliability; Transportsystem; Transport Systems; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Sammanfattning : Political and public focus on equity and justice outcomes of public policies is on the rise all over the world. Equity is both philosophically motivated and often decreed by law and in planning directives to be monitored when policies are changed, however oftentimes these equity assessments are vague, qualitative and carries low weight in policy decision processes. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Economic and Intergenerational Decision-Making in Families

    Författare :Simon Schürz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Public Economics; Intergenerational Decision-Making;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies economic decision-making and preferences within the family, household and close social environment. Within these social units, individuals often make decisions on the use and allocation of resources that involve multiple generations, such as educational investments, bequests or other transfers. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

    Författare :Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Kaisa Kotakorpi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Lifting All Boats? The Evolution of Income and Wealth Inequality over the Path of Development

    Författare :Daniel Waldenström; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Income distribution; Top incomes; Wealth inequality; Intergenerational mobility; Income taxation; Economic history;

    Sammanfattning : Does a rising tide lift all boats? This question – that is, to what extent does improvements of the general economy benefit all – is central to the study of economics and history. From fundamental issues about whether market forces have an innate tendency to increase or decrease differences in economic outcomes, to much debated questions about the effects of government policies, distributional concerns are always present. LÄS MER