Essays about: "Developing Countries"

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  1. 1. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. QUALITY OF GOVERMENT AND INTERNAL CONFLICT A large N study of developing countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Pettersson; [2018-09-14]
    Keywords : quality of government; impartiality; institutional trust; governance; good governance; political institutions; administration; bureaucracy; internal conflict; new wars; riots; protests; demonstrations; security; peace; corruption; rule of law; political science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the effect of quality of government on low-intensity internal conflict, and how this relationship could be conditioned by the extent of ethnic division, in a context of developing and newly industrialised countries. It hypothesises that (H1) impartial bureaucracy reduces internal conflict, and that (H2) this effect is diminished in highly ethnically divided societies, and finally test these propositions empirically by using data from the Quality of Government Institute’s Expert Survey and the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED). READ MORE

  3. 3. Financial Inclusion in the Age of FinTech: A multiple case study of FinTech companies’ role for financial inclusion in India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Vincent Thermaenius; Levi Östling; [2018-08-02]
    Keywords : financial inclusion; FinTech; business models; bottom of the pyramid; financial industry;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Work Education and Human Rights A Comparative Study of Learning and Teaching of Human Rights in University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Makerere University, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Nomsa Kgosietsile; [2018-07-17]
    Keywords : Social work education; human rights; Sweden; Uganda;

    Abstract : Human rights have been acknowledged internationally as part of the social work profession and important element of social work education. This research therefore aimed at exploring the teaching and learning of human rights in social work education in Gothenburg and Makerere Universities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Investment Leakage for the Swedish FDI-flows Caused by the EU ETS? A study examining the connection between the EU Emission Trading System and Swedish foreign direct investment flows in the iron and steel sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Hedenbergh; Alma Hemberg; [2018-07-06]
    Keywords : EU ETS; carbon leakage; difference-in-differences; emission-intensive industries; Foreign Direct Investments FDI ; investment leakage; operational leakage; permits; Pollution Haven Effect; Porter Hypothesis; relocation; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : In the recent decades, the subject of a shift of emission from regions with stringent regulation to developing countries has arisen. At the same time, regulated countries such as Sweden has experienced less industrial growth. READ MORE