Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Sustainability Aspects in ICT Engineering Thesis Works

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Mirwary Ahmad; Birgeet Kaur; [2016]
    Keywords : sustainable development; sustainability; ICT; environment; UKÄ; thesis work; SEMAT Essence; software; engineering; hållbar utveckling; hållbarhet; ICT; miljö; UKÄ; examensarbete; SEMAT Essence; mjukvaruutveckling;

    Abstract : An evaluation of thesis reports performed by students from the degree programme Computer Engineering, TIDAB, that was made by UKÄ, The Swedish Higher Education Authority, showed that there was a lack of consideration of environmental and sustainability aspects in the thesis reports, leading to many students not meeting the criteria in the degree objectives regarding this aspect. The purpose of this bachelor thesis is to improve students’ ability in considering the important aspects of sustainability in their thesis works, by providing them with guidelines which they can follow and implement during their thesis work that will enable them to reach the level ‘Very High Quality’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Get consumers walk into the sustainability talk : an analysis of consumers' sustainability perception via business’s sustainable practice, focusing on a case study from IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Xiao Yang; [2016]
    Keywords : CSR; sustainability science; sustainability awareness; sustainability value; consumer; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As more and more companies are realizing the importance to integrate sustainability with their economic prosperity development, Triple Bottom Line functions as companies' Polaris to guide them to incorporate "People, Planet" considerations into their "Profit" seeking goal. Corporate social responsibility initiatives are adopted by many companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in the Philippines - a Case Study within the Leyte Region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Victoria Zalameda; [2015]
    Keywords : sustainable development; climate change adaptation; disaster risk reduction; institutions; Leyte; Philippines;

    Abstract : In light of the most recent devastating natural disaster event of the Philippines brought upon by Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) on November 8, 2013 that displaced and affected millions in its wake, this thesis attempts to look into the country’s status of preparedness and response to climate-related disasters. Amidst the socio-economic challenges facing this impoverished country are the environmental challenges and proneness to natural hazards that problematize adaptation, recovery, and redevelopment efforts for the country. READ MORE