Essays about: "Low-income Countries"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Identifying and Addressing the Challenges of Mainstreaming the Menstrual Cup in Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Mathilde Hagander; Sara Velin; [2017]
    Keywords : Menstrual Cup; Developing Context; Developing Countries; Uganda; Menstrual Hygiene Management; Demand; Availability; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Menstruation is a normal body function and a sign of reproductive health. Although it is a fundamental human right for girls and women to have the ability to properly manage their menstruation, it is a long-neglected issue in low-income countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. INCOME INEQUALITY AND MASS POLARIZATION A Cross Country Analysis of the Relationship Between Income Inequality and Polarizationin Attitudes to Economic Redistribution

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexander Ryan; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : income inequality; political polarization; economic redistribution; mass polarization;

    Abstract : More and more political attention has, in recent years, been directed towards the rise in income inequality that many western countries have experienced during the last decades. Among the questions asked by political scientists is what the possible political causes and consequences of this development are? One possible consequence that is sometimes referred to is that it threatens the unity and stability of a country: that it creates an “us and them”. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reaching for higher hanging fruit - A quantitative study of the impact of business incubators on students' opportunity-based entrepreneurial intentions in low-income countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Carl Ljunggren; Marcus Karlsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial Intention; Business Incubator; Low-income Countries; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study examines the role of business incubators in the development of opportunity-based entrepreneurial intentions among students in low-income countries. The study, conducted at Makerere University in Uganda, first concludes that Shapero's model for measuring entrepreneurial intentions is applicable in a low-income country's context, though with lower explanatory effect than in high-income countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Power of Framing - A Randomized Control Trial on Microinsurance Take-up Rates in Paraguay

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Fredrik Graflund; [2016]
    Keywords : Microinsurance; Framing; Prospect Theory; Randomized Control Trial; Paraguay;

    Abstract : Building on the economic literature on behavioral biases in individual decision-making, this study investigates whether framing influence the perceived value of microinsurance and, in turn, take-up rates. To derive the effects of framing on microinsurance take-up rates, a randomized control trial was conducted in Paraguay in cooperation with N. READ MORE