Essays about: "Developing countries"

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  1. 1. Being vulnerable; it’s attractive to a point. An exploration of the major determinants of climate change adaptation finance allocation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicholas Saunders; [2017-07-28]
    Keywords : climate change; vulnerability; finance; aid; two-step hurdle model;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Generalized Trust and Taxation -A cross-country study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lovisa Rambjer; Oscar Svensson; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : Generalized Trust; Social Dilemma; Tax Revenue; Marginal Income Tax Rate; Catholicism; Islam; IV;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether generalized trust can help solve the large N social dilemma that financing public goods by taxes entails. Using data for generalized trust from the World Values Survey we examine if the level of generalized trust can explain cross-country variations in tax revenues and in marginal tax rates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Could Information and Communication Technologies decrease gender inequality? - Cross-country evidence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Monika Andersson; Magnus Friberg; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : ICT; Gender inequality; Equality;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is rapidly changing the society and affecting several of the issues that the world is facing. One of them is the issue of gender inequality, which is especially predominant in the developing world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovation in Low-Tech Industries - An Example of the Food Industry in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jingyi Lin; [2017]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The importance of investing in low-tech industries has been underestimated for a long time because of its low R&D input to output ratio. But in reality, so-called high-tech industries only account for 3 per cent of value added in the OECD, while low-tech industries, such as the food industry, indeed do not lack the opportunities of benefiting from innovation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon Emissions, Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in the BRICS

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mariam Oganesyan; [2017]
    Keywords : carbon dioxide emissions; energy consumption; economic growth; environmental Kuznets curve; BRICS;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) and the link between carbon emissions, energy use and economic growth in the BRICS countries within 1980-2013. The reason for analysing a sample of energy-intensive developing countries (the BRICS) is that these nations are of major concern for the global environmental challenge. READ MORE