# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Economics by Subject "Political Science, General"

• (1994)
From 1977 to 1992, Brazil sustained a broad and restrictive protective policy for computer related products. Other countries, such as England, Germany, India, Japan and Korea, also adopted infant industry policies for ...

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• (1999)
Focussing on the rural economy remains the first priority of any poverty alleviation strategies.

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• (1995)
Land in Brazil is the common theme that binds together the three essays that compose this dissertation. The first essay examines the economic history of land policy in Brazil, from early colonial policy to the tardy formation ...

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• (1992)
This thesis examines force as a means of acquiring goods and services. Anthropological evidence indicates that resource scarcities and human wants do not suffice to dictate that economic activity be as intense as it appears ...

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• (1993)
This dissertation provides theoretical and empirical motivation for the strategic use of federal debt management as an instrument of fiscal and monetary policy. It advances the sparse theoretical literature in this area ...

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• (2005)
Political competition and candidate strategies are examined in this dissertation. In chapter 1, a theoretical model of informative campaigning, both positive and negative, is developed. It is argued that some information ...

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• (1995)
The three essays cover the economic, political and institutional aspects of the impact drug smuggling activities have had on the Colombian economy. In the first essay, I examine drug smuggling activities as factors of ...

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• (1997)
The period from 1984-1993 is very relevant in recent Peruvian history. It was during this period that the pattern of development changed after about thirty years. By moving out of the Industrialization by Substitution of ...

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• (2003)
1Rose-Ackerman (1978) and Shleifer and Vishny (1993).

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• (2008)
In the second chapter, I develop a theoretical model of competition for immigrants between different countries. I assume that there are "desirable" and "undesirable" potential immigrants. In my model, countries simultaneously ...

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• (1991)
This thesis contains four chapters, each organized in a self-contained way. Chapter I provides an overview of the thesis. It points out that the organization of political institutions obeys to the circumstances in which ...

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• (1997)
Finally, the third essay analyzes conditions for the convexifiability of an agent's utility $u(a)$ viewed a function of his type. The study shows that if the set of types A is an m-dimensional rectangle, $m\ge1,$ then u ...

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• (1999)
As a preparation for the foundation of new economic principle, a study of the historical characteristics of Korean labor follows. The unique feature of Korean labor is that Korean people have generated inner dynamics by ...

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