Essays about: "Institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1666 essays containing the word Institutions.

  1. 1. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
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    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bearing of the International System in a south-south cutting-edge free trade agreement: The case of the free trade agreement between Uruguay and Chile

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amaranta Villarreal Nansen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : free trade agreement; development; International System; policy space; kicking away the ladder;

    Abstract : Uruguay signed a cutting-edge free trade agreement with Chile that triggered political discussions on the impact it would have on Uruguay’s development. This agreement is the first bilateral trade instrument framed under Uruguay’s current international economic and trade insertion strategy, and serves as a case study to examine the bearing of the International System on that strategy, on the instruments Uruguay pursues to further it, and on the country’s future development prospects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall risk measures using Extreme Value Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Peter Johansson; [2019-01-22]
    Keywords : Extreme Value Theory; Generalized Pareto Distribution; Point-Over-Threshold method; risk measures; Value at Risk; Expected Shortfall;

    Abstract : Calculating risk measures as Value at Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES) has become popular for institutions and agents in financial markets. A main drawback with these risk measures is that they traditionally assume a specific distribution, as the Normal distribution or the Student’s t distribution. READ MORE

  4. 4. ECONOMIC GROWTH DETERMINANTS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTIONS A Cross-National Analysis of TFP, AP and Weberianess

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fatima Sow; [2019-01-11]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Productivity; Total Factor Productivity TFP ; Average Productivity AP ; Public Administration Institutions; Weberianess; Professionalism; Closedness;

    Abstract : The Weberian bureaucracy argument emphasizes a public administration with a set of principles onhow it is organised, to make the bureaucracy more productive. This in turn means a more productive public sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Arts in Nordic Society: Health and Lifestyle

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Soledad Zamora; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts; Education; Lifestyle; Society; Sustainable development; Welfare;

    Abstract : The role of arts in both formal and non-formal education has been scientifically demonstrated to create positive outcomes in people to deal with all kinds of social problems in daily life. At present, there are international public and private institutions that support this view, such as the International Arts Education Week, celebrated for the first time by UNESCO on 21-27 May 2012 when not only artists participated, but also educators, researchers, NGO actors, and international associations. READ MORE