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  1. 1. A Scramble for Rents Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Författare :Margareta Sollenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Models of Electoral Competition : Three Essays on Political Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Jan Klingelhöfer; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elections; Lobbying; Rents; Imperfect Information; Median Voter Theorem; Accountability; Valence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays in theoretical political economics. In "The Swing Voters' Blessing", I model elections with quality differences between two ideological candidates. The quality differences are only observable to a limited number of informed voters. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Housing Vacancies and Rents in a Rent Controlled Market the Case of Sweden

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Kerstin Klingborg; KTH.; [2009]
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  4. 4. Essays in Institutional and Development Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Heather Congdon Fors; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; property rights; resource rents; rent seeking; child labor;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: "Congo: The Prize of Predation" Abstract: The article analyzes the war against Mobutu (1996-97) and the more recent war (1998- ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with particular attention to greed and grievance as motivating factors in these two wars. Whereas the authors' usage of the term "greed" simply reflects the desire to gain control of natural resource rents, they model "grievance" as deliberate institutional differences, implemented by the ruler, between the formal and informal sectors. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Familjen i kronans tjänst Donationspraxis, förhandling och statsformering under svenskt 1600-tal

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Cristina Prytz; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Donations; enfeoffment; petitions; land rents; state; family; household; gender; negotiation; social compact; practice; strategies; agency; social reproduction; property; marital economy; inheritance; elites; early modern period; military history; public; private; Sweden; Finland; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates what the early modern donation system in Sweden reveals about the Crown’s expectations of the social group that served the state, and what these individuals expected from the Crown. The author shows how the Crown used donations of land rents to remunerate and reward individuals in its service. LÄS MER