Essays about: "difference-in-difference"

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  1. 1. Missing the mark on malaria?A quantitative study of the effects of the 2007 Malawian malaria treatment change on under-five mortality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Smitt Meyer; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Under-five mortality; Difference-in-difference; Malaria; Malawi;

    Abstract : Malaria continues to impose a high burden on the Malawian population, in particular on children under the age of five, accounting for about 20 percent of all deaths among under-fives in 2000. In an effort to curb these numbers, the Malawian government launched a new Malaria Strategic Plan in 2005, aimed at reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does the electoral law affect the voter’s turnout? The Italian case

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/UCFS

    Author : Nicola Vianello; [2020]
    Keywords : political economy; turnout; elections; synthetic; Italy;

    Abstract : In this thesis I study the effects of the Italian electoral reform of 2005 on the voter turnout, as the data shows a steeper fall in the level of turnout after that year. In particular, I claim that a specific component of the electoral law – the majority prize – is responsible for the fall in the turnout in the years following the reform, due to a distortion in the representative mechanism of the vote, as it leads a different weight in the assignment of the parliamentary seats for each preference. READ MORE

  3. 3. Finding a Way Out of the Weeds : The effect legalization of recreational marijuana has on unemployment and arrests – are there any racial disparities?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maya Heyman; [2020]
    Keywords : Legalization; Recreational marijuana; Unemployment; Arrest rates; United States; Colorado; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : The United States has long waged war against drugs resulting in, amongst other things, theworld’s largest prison population and costing society billions of dollars yearly. As a possible solution to the problem, legalization of recreational marijuana has emerged with Colorado as a pioneering state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Low emission zones in Sweden – Evidence from Uppsala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Herman Andersson; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE