Essays about: "Crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3299 essays containing the word Crisis.

  1. 1. "Greening the European Convention on Human Rights   A Study on the Intersection of Climate Change and Human Rights in the European Court of Human Rights"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Evelina Olsson; [2024-02-16]
    Keywords : Climate change; European Court of Human Rights; European Convention on Human Rights; Human Rights; Greenhouse gas emissions; Climate litigation;

    Abstract : The surge in human rights-based climate litigation in recent years underscores the intricate relationship between the environment and human rights. In the European context, despite the pioneering role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), it has never ruled on a case primarily related to climate change and greenhouse emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE PANDEMIC’S EFFECT ON TRUST IN THE EU

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Oliver Toivanen; [2024-02-15]
    Keywords : Trust; EU; corruption; pandemic;

    Abstract : There are some democratic deficiencies with the European union such as low voter turnout and lack of control from directly elected institutions. Political trust is an important aspect of democracy as it creates democratic legitimacy for political institutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. EU LEADERSHIP AND SANCTIONS A comparative analysis of EU’s crisis response during the Russia-Ukraine conflicts of 2014 and 2022

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andreé Lindahl; [2024-02-15]
    Keywords : Leadership; European Commission; CFSP; Ursula von der Leyen; Angela Merkel; Sanctions;

    Abstract : The research field on international political leadership is a rich field focusing on leaders as individuals, at institutions and relations between leaders and followers. The literature regarding political leadership in the EU has its focus on supranational and intergovernmental leadership. READ MORE

  4. 4. Securitized or Not Securitized? : A Case Study of Sweden's COVID-19 Strategy During the First Year of the Pandemic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Max Anklev; [2024]
    Keywords : Securitization Theory; De securitization; Non-securitization; COVID-19; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes Sweden's unique and puzzling approach to the COVID-19 pandemic by using the securitization framework, exploring if Sweden's strategy during the pandemic's first year reflects securitization, (de)securitization, or non-securitization. It employs content analysis to evaluate Sweden's response, analyzing primary sources and academic literature, and uses a discourse table based on existing theoretical studies by Barry Buzan, Ole Waever, and Jaap de Wilde (1998) and Lene Hansen (2012) to assess indicators of securitization, (de)securitization or non-securitization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond the Crisis: A Safe Haven Analysis : Empirical Insights into the Divergence of Gold and Bonds for Portfolio Hedging

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anthony Baugi; Eugene Zhang; [2024]
    Keywords : Gold; Bonds; Safe Haven; Hedging; US Treasury; Volatility; Covid; Portfolio Theory; Asset Dynamics; Fiscal Policy; Monetary Policy; Financial Crisis; Asset Management; Risk Management; Portfolio Risk;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis investigates the relationship concerning traditional safe haven assets, gold and US 10-year treasury bonds during periods of market instability, specifically during the economic concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. It assesses the hedging and safe haven properties of these assets and their dynamic nature throughout two periods of unconventional monetary and fiscal policy measures by the Federal Reserve & US Congress respectively. READ MORE