Essays about: "Economic growth"

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  1. 1. A test of the Environmental Kuznets Curve in the Nordic countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anthon Kazemi; Nora Laurin; [2023-02-09]
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    Abstract : Climate change arising from global warming is an important issue for the global community to resolve for the prospect of a sustainable future. It is therefore crucial to gain understanding in how nations can contain the progression of global warming created by emissions of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Participation, Empowerment and Power Dynamics in the Digitalisation of Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa; Ethnographic Research on the Smallholder Farmers’ Use of Mobile Platforms for Agricultural Development in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Álvar González Bujedo; [2023-02-09]
    Keywords : ICT; Digital Services; Rural Development; Economic Growth; Poverty Alleviation; Social Practice Theory; Site Analysis; Participant Observation.;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies, such as mobile phones, are hoped to contribute to rural development and poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Based on that mobile platforms bundle diverse digital services, including financing, marketing, and value chain management, they are supposed to be of support to smallholder farmers. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alva Rödström; [2023-02-07]
    Keywords : Energy crisis; climate crisis; war; de-politization; fossil fuels; capitalism; renewable energy; conflict; climate activism; social movements; energy systems; sustainability;

    Abstract : The energy crisis affects households, companies and countries all over Europe. But at the same time, it is a climate crisis. The aim with this research is to understand the climate perspective’s role in the energy crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. A European Material Kuznets Curve

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Pyry Järvinen; Emil Fernström; [2023]
    Keywords : Material Kuznets Curve; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Economic Growth; Economics Development; Material Footprint; Emissions; Sustainable Growth; Decoupling; Europe;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis investigates the correlation between 28 European countries’material footprints (MF), as proxied by their Raw Material Consumption (RMC)per capita, and the environmental impact indicated by their carbon dioxide (CO2)emissions per capita, respectively, with their economic development, measured bytheir purchase power parity adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) per capita,during the period of 2008 to 2019. Specifically, through the theoretical frameworkof the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) and by utilizing Fixed EffectsOrdinary Least Squares regression models as well as Pooled Mean Groupestimation, the thesis asks whether or not evidence can be found for the possibleexistence of an EKC, an inverted-U shaped relationship between environmentaldegradation and economic development, within this European context. READ MORE

  5. 5. The threat of embodied carbon in the building sector. What is guiding the solution?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Andrea Stevens; [2023]
    Keywords : Embodied Carbon; Building Sector; Ecomodernism; Decarbonisation; Climate Change; Building Materials; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Embodied carbon in the building sector is an emerging area for decarbonisation efforts due to its large contribution to carbon emissions and ability to support carbon neutrality targets. This thesis aims to understand the roots of current embodied decarbonisation strategy recommendations, by exploring how embodied carbon reduction strategies are in line with the philosophy of ecomodernism. READ MORE