Essays about: "Africa"

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  1. 1. Life expectancy and economic growth: AIDS as a natural experiment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Bengtsson; Jessica Wirström; [2019-07-11]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how life expectancy, as a measure for health, affects economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, the model specifications in this thesis include AIDS, which is assumed to have an exogenous effect on life expectancy. This effect is in turn regarded as a natural experiment for life expectancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Survival Bias and the Impact of HIV on Wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Maxim Brüls; Johanna Dees; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : HIV; Instrumental Variables Regressions; Rolling Window; Circumcision; Wealth; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  4. 4. IS TRANSFRONTIER CONSERVATION OVERCOMING THE PITFALLS OF LARGE-SCALE COLLECTIVE ACTION? A case study of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area in southern Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sharon Plotzki; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Transfrontier conservation; the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area; collective action; resource management; common-pool resource;

    Abstract : Management of migrating resources is typically referring to fish or water, but wildlife such as elephants, rhinos and lions can also classify as a migratory resource. These animals are generally constrained by political borders, but by implementing large wildlife-parks called transfrontier conservation areas the political borders between two or more states are opened. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE