Sökning: "economic rent"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 46 avhandlingar innehållade orden economic rent.

  1. 1. Essays on risk and housing

    Författare :Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Sammanfattning : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Control and Rent-Seeking: The Role of the State in the Thai Cassava Industry

    Författare :Somboon Siriprachai; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; Cassava; The Thai State; Transaction Costs; Rent-Seeking; New Institutional Economics; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Sammanfattning : What we can conclude from this study is that the state and the market are not perfect substitutes in allocating resources and sustaining economic development separately. The case of the Thai cassava industry seems to suggest that the Thai state is not benevolent, but predatory in nature. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Bending the Kuznets Curve - Wrenching and Levelling Forces during Agricultural Transformation in Taiwan and Chile

    Författare :Martin Andersson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chile; Taiwan; initial conditions; agricultural transformation; wrenching and levelling forces; the Kuznets Curve; Economic growth; income distribution; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Sammanfattning : What are the effects of growth on equality in a long-term perspective? What are the effects of different patterns of equality on subsequent growth? And why are these questions relevant for the understanding of economic development? These are the overriding questions posed in the dissertation. They are addressed in the context of long-term change from economic backwardness to modern economic growth by examining the processes of agricultural transformation of two successful growth achievers -- Taiwan and Chile. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Interest Groups and Government Policy. A Political Economy Analysis

    Författare :Fredrik CA Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonomisk politik; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Special Interest Groups; Lobbying; Labour Unions; Information; Growth; Inequality; Corporatism; Campaign Contributions;

    Sammanfattning : Politics induce economic agents to organise into special interest groups (SIGs) and act strategically to adjust their economic decisions and to conduct rent-seeking activities in order do improve the situation inflicted on them by policy. This thesis examines, in four essays, different forms of SIG influence on public policy in different institutional contexts. LÄS MER

  5. 5. To Have and to Hold: Continuity and change in property rights institutions governing water resources among the Meru of Tanzania and the BaKgatla in Botswana; 1925-2000

    Författare :Ellen Hillbom; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional change; Botswana; institutions; Kgatleng; Meru; natural resources; property rights; Tanzania; Sub-Saharan Africa; water; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Sammanfattning : Allocation, control, and management of natural resources are issues that absorb researchers within both the social and natural sciences. This study deals with such research questions as well as with one of the most fundamental issues in Economic History – namely institutional change. LÄS MER