Sökning: "policymakers"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 156 avhandlingar innehållade ordet policymakers.

  1. 1. Essays on Shocks, Welfare, and Poverty Dynamics: Microeconometric Evidence from Ethiopia

    Författare :Yonas Alem; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban Ethiopia; poverty dynamics; dynamic probit; hazard rate; labor market status; subjective well-being; policymakers; life satisfaction; environment; Ethiopia; food price; consumer demand; fertilizer use; rainfall; highlands of Ethiopia; panel data; consumption; welfare; food price shock; Africa;

    Sammanfattning : Five self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper 1: Does fertilizer use respond to rainfall variability? Panel data evidence from urban Ethiopia In this article, we use farmers’ actual experiences with changes in rainfall levels and their responses to these changes to assess whether patterns of fertilizer use are responsive to changes in rainfall patterns. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Female Policymakers and Policy Outcomes

    Författare :Li-Ju Chen; Per Pettersson-Lidbom; Lena Edlund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; female legislator; political economy; distance to the technological frontier; gender quotas; policy outcomes; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of three papers, summarized as follows. "Female Policymakers and Educational Expenditures: Cross-Country Evidence" This paper investigates the influence of women in politics on decision-making using public educational expenditures as the outcome of interest. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Sustainable consumption for policymakers: measuring, learning and acting

    Författare :Elena Dawkins; Viveka Palm; Mattias Höjer; Åsa Persson; Paul Ekins; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable consumption; environmental pressures; consumption-based indicators; footprint; policymaker; measuring; learning; action; Sweden; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Current patterns and levels of consumption are a key driver of unsustainable resource use and pollution, which contributes to global environmental degradation. Rapid reductions in environmental pressures are required to avoid irreversible loss of fragile ecosystems and social and economic crises. Consumption must become sustainable. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Peasants and Policymakers, Agricultural transformation in Java under Suharto

    Författare :Tobias Axelsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development policy; agriculture; Indonesia; technological change; institutional change; Economic History; equity;

    Sammanfattning : Following the East Asian success story Indonesia also subscribed to a model with increased productivity, income and equity through modernisation of agriculture. When it was hit by a severe crisis in 1997, Indonesia was regarded as one of the up and coming tigers of Southeast Asia. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Biobanks and informed consent : An anthropological contribution to medical ethics

    Författare :Klaus Hoeyer; Paul Martin; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Medical ethics; empirical ethics; social anthropology; policy; informed consent; stored human tissue; etik; Ethics;

    Sammanfattning : Background: 1985 saw the beginnings of a population-based biobank in Västerbotten County, Sweden. In 1999, a start-up genomics company, UmanGenomics, obtained ‘all commercial rights’ to the biobank. The company introduced an ethics policy, which was well received in prestigious journals, focusing on public oversight and informed consent. LÄS MER