Essays about: "Poverty"

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  1. 1. Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Byström; Karl Follin; [2017-10-10]
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    Abstract : Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. READ MORE

  2. 2. Middle Eastern Migration Through the Eyes of Czech Press

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Hana Misove; [2017-10-04]
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    Abstract : The following thesis analyzes the coverage of Middle Eastern and African migration by two majorCzech newspapers, Blesk and MF Dnes. The articles which were analyzed were published duringFebruary 2017, 85 in total. They reported on Middle Eastern or African migration to Europe, as wellas immigration and asylum policy within the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impacts of Fairtrade on Small-Scale Cotton Producers - A field study in rural India.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Felicia Holm; Sara Lindgren; [2017-09-20]
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    Abstract : ABSTRACT The number of Fairtrade labeled products in the stores continues to increase and more and more consumers choose Fairtrade as an alternative to conventional products. Fairtrade seeks to improve the livelihoods of small-scale producers and reduce poverty by implementing several standards for economic, social and environmental development. 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. The Impact of Segregation on Failing Labor Market Integration in Sweden – Causal or Not?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adam Josefsson; [2017-02-07]
    Keywords : segregation; labor market integration; education; housing market; ethnic networks;

    Abstract : Labor market integration of immigrants is an important issue in the political debate in manycountries. Segregation is one factor often assumed to impact labor market integrationnegatively – through processes related to socialization, networks or stigmatization. READ MORE