Essays about: "GDP potential"

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  1. 1. The Effect of Culture on the Age at First Birth

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Agnes Erlandsson; Ida Nordenadler; [2022]
    Keywords : culture; age at first birth; transmission of attitudes; tempo of fertility;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we investigate the potential effect of culture on the age at first birth. During the past decade, the age at first birth in Europe has steadily increased to an unprecedented level. Being one of the main factors behind decreasing fertility rates, this is of interest for the dangers following an aging population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon dioxide, renewable energy and economic growth : A Swedish non-EKC case study

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Josephine Andersson; Kristina Everstova; [2022]
    Keywords : Economic growth; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Granger Approach; VECM; Sweden; Renewable energy consumption;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master’s thesis is to investigate the relationship between renewable and non-renewable energy consumption, economic growth and carbon dioxide emissions per capita in Sweden in the period of 1970-2018. As indicators, the economic indicator will be represented by the per capita gross domestic product, GDP, as the environmental indicator this study will use carbon dioxide emissions per capita, CO2, and the energy use per capita will represent the energy consumption variable. READ MORE

  3. 3. EcoDesign in the Development of Furniture : Implemented Ecological Design Strategies and Life Cycle Assessment in a Swedish Context

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Amanda-Kante Cham; [2022]
    Keywords : EcoDesign; product design; life cycle assessment; furniture; Ekodesign; produktdesign; livscykelanalys; möbler;

    Abstract : The European furniture industry manufactures approximately 28 % of furniture sold worldwide and accounts for about 10 % of the European Union manufacturing GDP. The industry heavily contributes to environmental burdens and is currently undergoing a transition influenced by scientific research supporting developments within European policies and directives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is there a trade-off between poverty reduction and climate action? : A glance at the determinants of official development assistance in environmentally relevant sectors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nora Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Economics of development; climate; aid; ODA; poverty;

    Abstract : In a time where environmental issues are increasingly important and measures are being taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve biodiversity, aid that targets sectors relevant for these issues are important to examine. The world is simultaneously taking measures needed to increase economic development around the world, by allocating aid to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Capability Approach through the lenses of German development NGOs - A case study of NGOs in the German development cooperation sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sophie Thérèse Tüllmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Capability Approach; German development cooperation; NGOs; Human development and well-being; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Capability Approach (CA) has been increasingly gaining popularity amongst scholars and policy-makers, offering an alternative to the so far predominant position of the GDP as the primary measure of human development. The CA is a normative framework which can be used as a basis to conceptualize and evaluate socio-economic and political phenomena such as inequality and human well-being. READ MORE