Essays about: "Developing countries"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Turned Tables in The Global Economy : Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Cultural Risk Reduction in Sweden

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Carl-David Lundström; Ingrid Höllisch; [2017]
    Keywords : Outward foreign direct investment; FDI; internationalization; Uppsala model; network approach; born-global; bred-global; establishment; risk; risk reduction; Sweden; China; guanxi; guanxiwang; Hofstede; trade-facilitating organizations; investment-facilitating organizations; psychic distance; cultural distance;

    Abstract : Background: People’s Republic of China has attracted much FDI throughout the decades. According to the World Bank (2016), China has received approximately 20 per cent of the total FDI to developing countries the last ten years which has contributed to the country’s huge economic growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Success Factors and Challenges for E-learning Technologies in the Namibian Higher Education System : A case study of the University of Namibia

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Christoffer Mässing; [2017]
    Keywords : E-learning; success factors; challenges; developing countries; ICT; ICT4D; qualitative case study; Namibia; higher education; open and distance learning; access; user motivation; user attitude; user awareness; systematic approach; evaluation and analytical challenges; transforming the education;

    Abstract : Education is one of the deciding factors for poverty alleviation and economic growth. Governments of developing countries is struggling to meet the demand for qualitative education and the nation of Namibia is no exception. 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 : Foreign Investments; Land grabbing; 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