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Essays on Development: Household Income, Education, and Female Political Participation and Representation


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Title: Essays on Development: Household Income, Education, and Female Political Participation and Representation
Authors: Nerman, Måns
E-mail: mans.nerman@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 12-Apr-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law.
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: Nerman, M. and Owens, T. (2011). The Push Towards UPE and the Determinants of the Demand for Education in Tanzania. Unpublished manuscript.

Nerman, M. (2012). Households’ income generating activities and marginal returns to labor in rural Tanzania. Unpublished manuscript.

Kotsadam, A. and Nerman, M. (2012). The Effects of Gender Quotas in Latin American National Elections. Unpublished manuscript.

Isaksson, A., Kotsadam, A., and Nerman, M. (2012). The gender gap in African political participation: Individual and contextual determinants. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2012-05-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 maj 2012, kl 10, i sal E 44, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Ekonomiska Studier
204
Keywords: Africa
Afrobarometer
gender gap
gender quotas
income diversification
household behaviour
Latin America
primary education
political participation
shadow wages
Tanzania
women in parliament
Abstract: The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: The Push Towards UPE and the Determinants of the Demand for Education in Tanzania. This paper uses household data to investigate the determinants of demand for education in Tanzania and tests whether these have changed during the government’s push for Universal Primary Education in the 2000s. We find that the abolition of school fees was followed by an overall increase in enrolment, yet the sustained importance of the household’s cons... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-66-5
ISSN: 1651-4289 print
1651-4297 online
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29064
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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