Essays about: "Dependency Theory"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 130 essays containing the words Dependency Theory.

  1. 6. How the story of control limits the reproduction of knowledge : a study of narratives in the Swedish Climate Policy Action Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jonas Linde; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Master narratives; Story of control; Discourse; Narratives; Storylines; Swedish climate policy; De-politicization; Apocalyptic imaginary; Frontrunner; Sweden; Green Keynesianism; Power; Knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responses to combating worsening climate change are legitimized through narratives employed in government policy which build on existing master narratives about climate change produced in the subpolitics of international mega-science mainly influenced by IPCC as an expert authority. In Sweden the climate law forces the government to produce a Climate Policy Action Plan (CPAP) every four years that seeks to show how the set net zero emission target by 2045 is to be reached. READ MORE

  2. 7. Exploring the Role of Aid in the Malawian and Zambian Health Sectors : To what extent does development assistance contribute to aid dependency in Malawi and Zambia?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Rosie Wandjowo; [2020]
    Keywords : Malawi; Zambia; Dependency Theory; Development Assistance for Health; Universal Health Coverage; Health Aid; Maternal Health; Sustainable Development Goals;

    Abstract : Aid is an important topic in development sector current discussions are polarised thereby creating a need for further research. This essay assesses the role that Malawi and Zambia plays in realising its development outcomes including in the area of health. READ MORE

  3. 8. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  4. 9. Professional boundaries in climate journalism : Journalists and NGOs during Swedish media coverage of COP25

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Erica Fahlström; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; climate journalism; boundary work; journalists; non-governmental organizations; professional boundaries;

    Abstract : Climate change was the most covered issue in the media in Sweden during 2019 and the use of terms such as “climate emergency” and “climate crisis” increased significantly (Vi-skogen, 2020). These developments and the climate issue pose questions of future practices and purpose of journalism and therefore also its professional boundaries, not the least towards other social actors and institutions. READ MORE

  5. 10. Enhancing ESG-Risk Modelling - A study of the dependence structure of sustainable investing

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Edvin Berg; Karl Wilhelm Lange; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG; Sustainable Investing; Dependency Structure; Correlation; Risk; Random Matrix Theory; Eigenvalue; Eigenvalue Decomposition; Minimum Variance Portfolio; ESG; Hållbar Investering; Beroendestruktur; Korrelation; Stokastisk Matristeori; Egenvärden; Egenvärdes Dekomposition; Minimal Variansportfölj;

    Abstract : The interest in sustainable investing has increased significantly during recent years. Asset managers and institutional investors are urged to invest more sustainable from their stakeholders, reducing their investment universe. READ MORE