Essays about: "Low-income Countries"

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  1. 1. Perception and prevention of healthcare-associated infections among nurses – an Interview Study in an Intensive Care Unit in Kampala, Uganda

    University essay from

    Author : Hannes Baker; Fredrik Jungnelius; [2018-02-12]
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    Abstract : Background. Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is an extensive problem and the most frequent adverse health event in healthcare worldwide. The prevalence is higher in low-income countries and in intensive care units (ICU) where outbreaks often originate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Increasingly unequal? Convergence of real wages in the EU

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Edin; [2018]
    Keywords : real wage convergence; sigma convergence; beta convergence; european union; time-series convergence; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The European union has taken steps to remove obstacles for labor mobility and per neoclassical economic theory this should lead to an equalisation of the real wages through an increase in labor mobility. Real wages is an important indicator of welfare and the equalisation process is called convergence by economists. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors Influencing the Divergence and Convergence of ICTs within African Diaspora Entities in the United Kingdom

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Samah Ahmed; [2018]
    Keywords : Diaspora; African diaspora organisation; Transnationalism; Globalisation; ICT4D;

    Abstract : With the increase in International migration, migrants and diasporas contribution and engagement with their countries of origin has seen growing focus from academics, policymakers, governments and other stakeholders. This has been especially the case in the development sector where remittances form a sizeable percentage of some low-income country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). 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. Exchange-rate regimes and economic recovery : A cross-sectional study of the growth performance following the 2008 financial crisis

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Carl Fristedt; [2017]
    Keywords : Exchange-rate regime; Financial crisis; Global financial crisis; Economic growth recovery;

    Abstract : This paper applies a cross-sectional regression analysis of 83 countries over the period 2009-11 in order to examine the role played by the exchange-rate regime in explaining how countries fared in terms of economic growth recovery following the recent financial crisis. After controlling for income categorization, regime classification, using alternative regime definitions, and accounting for various other determinants, the paper finds a significant relationship between the regime choice and the recovery performance, where those countries with more flexible arrangements fared better. READ MORE