Essays about: "Panel Data."

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  1. 1. State capacity in dictatorships Investigating variation in income taxation amongst autocracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magnus Åsblad; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : State capacity; Taxation; Dictatorship; Single-party regimes;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether different types of dictatorships construct their state apparatuses in different ways, resulting in higher or lower levels of state capacity. Arguing that income taxes is the hardest form of taxes to collect – and thus is a good indicator of the state’s overall fiscal capacity – the thesis hypothesize that party-based autocracies should display higher levels of fiscal capacity compared to other types of dictatorships, for three reasons: Firstly, party-based regimes tend to have longer time-horizons than most other types of autocracies. READ MORE

  2. 2. DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION FOR PUBLIC GOODS How democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Eklöf Eriksson; [2019-08-29]
    Keywords : Public goods; democracy; preference aggregation; representation; climate change mitigation;

    Abstract : Purpose. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if it is reasonable that democracies create conditions for provisions of public goods. Democracies are argued to create conditions for public goods provisions by aggregating citizens preferences through representation. READ MORE

  3. 3. A comparison of sin- and ethical stocks’ performance on the Swedish equity market: with focus on the impact of liquidity, institutional ownership, firm age and equity on the difference in excess returns between sin- and ethical stocks.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Henrik Leimalm; Ludwig Olofsson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : Sin stocks; ESG stocks; Sweden; OMXSPI; stakeholder theory; shareholder theory; efficient market hypothesis; excess return; CAPM; liquidity; institutional ownership; firm age; book value of equity;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Jacqueline Karlsson; Klara Paulsson; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Trade openness; C02 emissions; panel data; fixed effects; EKC; Pollution Haven; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : During the last decades, both trade and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have increased greatly. The plausible correlation between them is, therefore, an important question. The purpose of this thesis was to analyse the effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions. Using a panel data regression, 161 countries were compared over a ten year period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do international remittances contribute to achieving the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG1) in development economies? Empirical evidence from Pooled Mean Group (PMG) estimator.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Samuel Attafuah; Carl Ljungvall; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Remittance; Economic growth; Poverty; Sustainable Development; Autoregressive Distributed Lag ARDL model; Pooled Mean Group PMG estimator;

    Abstract : Eradicating extreme poverty is a fundamental objective and concern for every economy in today’s modernization epoch. Developed countries channel significant amount of financial support annually to poor economies with the core intention of improving their welfare and standard of living. READ MORE