Economic and Cultural Development

Empirical Studies of Micro-level Data

Lena Lindbjerg Sperling

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportPh.d.-afhandlingForskning

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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.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Udgivelses stedFrederiksberg
ForlagCopenhagen Business School [Phd]
Antal sider189
ISBN (Trykt)9788793744707
ISBN (Elektronisk)9788793744714
StatusUdgivet - 2019
NavnPhD series
Nummer14.2019
ISSN0906-6934

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Sperling, L. L. (2019). Economic and Cultural Development: Empirical Studies of Micro-level Data. Frederiksberg: Copenhagen Business School [Phd]. PhD series, Nr. 14.2019
Sperling, Lena Lindbjerg. / Economic and Cultural Development : Empirical Studies of Micro-level Data. Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School [Phd], 2019. 189 s. (PhD series; Nr. 14.2019).
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