Economic and Cultural Development

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dc.contributor.author Sperling, Lena Lindbjerg
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-15T13:39:04Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-15T13:39:04Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05-15
dc.identifier.isbn 9788793744707
dc.identifier.isbn 9788793744714
dc.identifier.issn 0906-6934
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/9725
dc.description.abstract What a ects the economic and cultural development tracks of societies? We know that large events such as political changes, natural disasters and migration can change a society dramatically at the macro level, but what exactly happens at the individual level? When conditions change, people are likely to change accordingly both in terms of economic be- havior and cultural values. In this PhD dissertation I explore the underlying developments that occur due to large scale events. The method involves empirical analysis of micro-level cross-sectional data using a rich set of survey data, where the settings progress from state, to country, to the entire world. When looking at individuals within a country, it is possible to tease out the causal e ect of an event a ecting only a share of the individuals who are likely to have otherwise experienced unchanged behavior. My dissertation consists of three sepa- rate articles, each exploring distinct matters but using similar methodological frameworks and econometric techniques. The rst two chapters aim to determine the causal e ect of an event. In the third chapter, we instead describe developments at the global level, adding to knowledge on recent cultural changes. Below, I brie y introduce each paper. en_US
dc.format.extent 189 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PhD Series;14.2019
dc.title Economic and Cultural Development en_US
dc.type phd en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Økonomisk Institut en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort ECON en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Economics en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort ECON en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2019 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Empirical Studies of Micro-level Data en_US


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