Essays about: "Developing countries"

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  1. 1. The Forgotten Transfer - A Microeconomic Perspective on the Relevance of Educational Level for Selection of Transaction Channel for Domestic EU Remittances

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Kjellin; [2017-11-06]
    Keywords : Remittances; educational level; eu; transaction channel; multinomial logistic regression; microeconomics; education; europe;

    Abstract : Up until today, academic research in the area of domestic remittances has been overshadowedby research on the globally far more recognized concept of international remittances. Theabundance of research has furthermore focused on elucidating potential net benefits anddrawbacks’ stemming from these financial flows, without much emphasis on selection oftransaction channels. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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