Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

  1. 1. The World Bank and Public-Private Partnerships in Education: Framing, problem representation and the construction of gender equality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Stenholm; [2017]
    Keywords : discourse analysis; gender equality; problem representation; the World Bank; Public-Private Partnerships in education; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Education is commonly agreed upon as being one of the main drivers of national economic development which has led to a greater incorporation of education policies in development projects. Internationally, the World Bank is the single largest provider of expertise knowledge and financial aid to education development and as such they can play a key role in shaping policies and how problems are understood and thought of. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strengthening The Link Between Conservation and Sustainable Development: Can Ecotourism Be a Catalyst? The Case of Monviso Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, Italy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Mondino; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Conservation; Ecotourism; UNESCO Biosphere Reserve; Learning tool; ECST; Monviso; Environmental Education;

    Abstract : The dichotomy of conservation vs. sustainable development has generated numerous debates since the introduction of the latter in the late 1980s. When UNESCO introduced the Biosphere Reserve concept in the early ‘70s, it drew even more attention to the matter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vocational Skills Training for Sustainable Development : A Case Study of Youth Education Pack Programme in Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camps

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : David Kunyu Khisoni; [2016]
    Keywords : education in emergencies; vocational skills training; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The global rise in the number of refugees in recent decades has raised questions and concerns on continuation of their education. As enshrined in SDG 4, refugees have a right to inclusive and equitable quality education, aimed at enhancing lifelong learning and creation of opportunities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Chinese Consumers' Attitudes towards Their "Willingess to Pay" for Renewable Electricity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anneke Bösche; [2016]
    Keywords : China; green electricity; economic and environmental factors; purchase-decisions; Chinese General Social Survey; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China’s economic development has not only led to enormous growth figures, but also to a severe degradation of the environment. Mass-consumption of fossil fuels like oil and coal in China contributed to reaching the level of the largest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Poverty Reduction in Brazil: what is behind the decline during the 2000s?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Igor Baccin Martins; [2016]
    Keywords : Poverty; inequality; public spending; sectoral growth; Brazil; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following a macroeconomic stabilization and consistent economic growth during the 2000s, Brazil experienced a continuous decrease on poverty incidence for the first time in its contemporary history. While the literature emphasizes the importance of economic growth alongside social development to fight poverty, the Brazilian experience also displays strong government action through expanding social coverage targeted to the poor. READ MORE