Sökning: "government investment"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 60 avhandlingar innehållade orden government investment.
Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Country Size and the Rule of Law: Resuscitating Montesquieu In this paper, we demonstrate that there is a robust negative relationship between the size of country territory and a measure of the rule of law for a large cross-section of countries. We outline a theoretical framework featuring two main reasons for this regularity; firstly that institutional quality often has the character of a local public good that is imperfectly spread across space from the core of the country to the hinterland, and secondly that a large territory usually is accompanied by valuable rents and a lack of openness that both tend to distort property rights institutions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of five self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process Is social capital a substitute or a complement to formal institutions for achieving economic growth? Research on the impacts of social capital and formal institutions on economic development have so far mainly emerged as two distinct …elds. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1, "Dispatchers", is a study of a specialized service sector that has arisen in many developing countries.It is a well-established fact that the government bureaucracy in many developing countries is large, difficult to understand, non-transparent and time-consuming. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Paper 1 discusses the impact of tenure insecurity on land-related investment and the policy currently in place to promote tenure security. The empirical results, based on the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey panel dataset, show that tenure insecurity has a significant effect in discouraging land-related investments, and that this effect varies with region and type of investment. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The recognition of the growing importance of broadband to the public presentschallenges for policy-makers in introducing efficient strategies, not only to serve theincreasing demand for broadband among people in society but also to increase theireconomic level both in the short run and in the long run. Different measures and strategieshave been implemented in many countries in order to encourage broadband deployment. LÄS MER