Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 1164 avhandlingar innehållade ordet institutions.
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays discussing institutional change and its effects. It distinguishes between economic and political institutions, and highlights the need for broader empirical efforts that consider interactions among different types of institutions. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The paper “Social divisions and institutions: Considering cross-country institutional parameter heterogeneity” investigates the hypothesis that the association between property rights institutions and economic performance is weaker in countries with high social divisions, as measured in terms of ethnic fractionalisation and income inequality. The results of the empirical estimations support this hypothesis and indicate that it could have some relevance for explaining identified regional variation in the institutional parameter. LÄS MER
3. Institutions, Political Cycles and Corruption : Essays on Dynamic Political Economy of Government
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays in Political Economy:“China’s Political Business Cycle” uncovers the fact that the timing of China’s business cycle correlates to the timing of the Communist Party’s Congress and constructs a theory to explain the mechanism of the political business cycle. An empirical test of the theory derives a result consistent with the predictions of the theory. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social divisions and institutions: Assessing institutional parameter variation This paper investigates the hypothesis that the association between property rights institutions and income is weaker in countries with high social divisions. 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