Essays about: "Effects and Consequences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 536 essays containing the words Effects and Consequences.

  1. 1. How have the sanctions against Russia and their counter sanctions affected the Russian trade? - An anlaysis of panel data using the gravity model

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Falk; Markus Ljungqvist; [2020-06-29]
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    Abstract : Economic sanctions are prevalent in the modern world as an alternative to war, instead aiming to maim economic growth and power by hindering trade. In recent times, sanctions have been imposed against many countries, Russia being one of them. Often seen as a response to questionable political and economic acts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Missing the mark on malaria?A quantitative study of the effects of the 2007 Malawian malaria treatment change on under-five mortality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Smitt Meyer; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Under-five mortality; Difference-in-difference; Malaria; Malawi;

    Abstract : Malaria continues to impose a high burden on the Malawian population, in particular on children under the age of five, accounting for about 20 percent of all deaths among under-fives in 2000. In an effort to curb these numbers, the Malawian government launched a new Malaria Strategic Plan in 2005, aimed at reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban development consequences of the riverine floods in the Western Balkans: Analysing Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Santiago Lema Burgos; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban resilience; flooding risk reduction; land use plan; flood preparedness; flood adaptation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation coupled with unplanned development create the perfect recipe for a disaster, the risk of which has increased with climate change-related uncertainties. Belgrade’s high population growth rate and exposure to riverine flooding presents such a case. READ MORE

  4. 4. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Putting behavioral assays on fish to the test: Are sociality and scototaxis trials relevant in the wild?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Arno Veenstra; [2020]
    Keywords : Acoustic telemetry; Social network; Sociality; Scototaxis; Migration;

    Abstract : Animal behavior has become a frequently used tool in modern ecology and ecotoxicology, where laboratory behavioral traits are recognized as sensitive endpoints for assessing natural behavior or non-lethal effects of pollutants on animals. Within these research fields, behavioral traits measured in laboratory environments have been used to formulate predictions of ecological consequences that accompany specific behavior. READ MORE