Essays about: "Low-income Countries"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. ICT Investment and the Effect on Economic Growth : A Comparative Study across Four Income Groups

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennie Liljevern; Emil Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Information and Communication Technologies; ICT Capital Services; Economic Growth; Income Groups;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate if growth in ICT investments affects output growth differently across four income groups. Our panel data analysis is based on a sample of 101 countries in the period 1995-2015, where we conduct an augmented Cobb-Douglas production function with GDP growth as dependent variable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendering Environmental Reconstruction: A study of the gendered dimensions of UNEP’s environmental reconstruction assessments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Berglund; [2017]
    Keywords : environmental reconstruction; gender; security; UNEP; vulnerability; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As we are facing a future of more frequent and extreme weather events targeting primarily low income countries, research on effective and inclusive environmental reconstruction following these crises is vital. In this study, the gender inclusion of UNEP’s environmental reconstruction assessments is examined by looking at four cases in which the organisation has performed assessments on widely different premises. READ MORE