Essays about: "Developing countries"

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  1. 1. Printing Prosthetics : Designing an additive manufactured arm for developing countries

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Mikael Carlström; Hampus Wargsjö; [2017]
    Keywords : 3D printing; Additive manufacturing; Prostheses; Prosthetic arm; Developing countries; Nairobi; Kenya; Industrial design engineering; 3D Printing; Additiv Tillverkning; Proteser; Armprotes; Utvecklingsländer; Nairobi; Kenya; Teknisk design;

    Abstract : De traditionella armproteser som tillverkas i utvecklingsländer står inför stora problem i att leverera patienter med lämpliga hjälpmedel. Processen är inte bara tidskrävande eftersom varje enhet måste anpassas för varje enskild användare men vissa komponenter kan inte produceras lokalt vilket driver upp priset ytterligare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Homework before homestay : The importance of host-training for sustainable tourism development

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Rebecca Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Philippines; homestay; sustainable tourism development; less developed countries; host; host-training; cultural exchange;

    Abstract : When tourism is growing fast it is important to develop it in a sustainable way which benefits the communities involved as much as possible. Homestay tourism can benefit local communities such as mass tourism has been widely criticized for failing to do. READ MORE

  3. 3. “The Importance of Income Inequality at the Top End of the Distribution as Opposed to the Bottom End as Determinant of Growth”

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : George Kyroglou; [2017]
    Keywords : Income Inequality; National Growth; Top-end Inequality; Bottom-end Inequality; Investment; Inflation; Fertility Rate;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to analyze whether income inequality is a determinant of national growth and whether this influence is different when income inequality in the upper and the lower decile of income distribution are separately examined. According to the statistical analysis that was held, income inequality was found to have some statistically significant connection with the national economic growth of selected OECD countries, but only in the long run. READ MORE

  4. 4. Who is left out? : Hidden Patterns of Birth Under-registration; A Case Study about Iran

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sahba Samadi Dezfouli; [2017]
    Keywords : Birth registration; Legal identity; Statelessness; Iran; Bottleneck Analysis; Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs;

    Abstract : Universal full coverage of birth registration by 2030 is one of the sustainable development targets which itself is of great significance for the accomplishment of many development goals such as poverty eradication, inclusion, as well as improvement of several health factors. Despite the importance of this topic, not much academic attention has been paid to study the problem of birth under-registration from the perspective of development studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development and underdevelopment: an examination of land grabbing in the DRC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alice Mutambala; [2017]
    Keywords : Land grabbing; Foreign Investments; Neocolonialism; Dependency; Capitalism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As foreign investments are conducted to a larger extent on the African continent and governments as well as corporations from the Western world are profiting from the countries’ resources, cases of exploitation of vulnerable groups are likewise being observed. These cases indicate how parties with great, economic power occasionally use their superior position when negotiating with, for example, rural communities that lack any means to oppose them. READ MORE