Essays about: "OECD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 291 essays containing the word OECD.

  1. 1. Income Inequality and Household Debt : A panel data study of 17 OECD-countries from 1995-2015

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niclas Hvalgren; Linnea Englund Davidsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Household debt; Income inequality; Reference consumption; Relative income hypothesis of consumption; Panel data analysis; OECD; Advanced economies;

    Abstract : This study explores the relationship between income inequality and household indebtedness using panel data on 17 OECD-countries over the time period 1995-2015. Motivated by relative income theory of consumption and previous empirical research we anticipate a non-monotonic relationship between changes in household debt and income inequality (measured by the Gini- coefficient), as dynamics between different groups of households in the income spread is expected to vary at different levels of inequality. 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. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of minimum wages on the incentives of education for the youth

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Heba Kurdi; [2017]
    Keywords : Minimum wage; wage dispersion; Nordic countries; education; upper secondary graduation rate; incentives; employment; labour demand and supply; labour market condition; Queuing hypothesis; and Substitution hypothesis.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the incentives regarding the education decisions, resulting from a minimum wage over the period 2005-2014. The question is investigated by comparing the changes in the wage dispersion and upper secondary graduation rate in 17 OECD countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dependent Agents after BEPS : Especially with regard to commissionaire arrangements

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Einar; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The OECD estimates that every year between 100 and 240 billion US dollars of tax revenue is lost due to domestic tax base erosion and profit shifting resulting from the business practices used by multinational enterprises. In 2013, the BEPS Action Plan, encompassing 15 different actions, was sanctioned in response. READ MORE