Essays about: "Instrumental Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the words Instrumental Development.

  1. 1. Can Export Diversification Save sub-Saharan Africa from Extreme Weather? : An instrumental variable approach

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joanna Arnarsdottir; Kristina Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Diversification; precipitation anomalies; conditional convergence; economic development; sub-Saharan Africa SSA ; 2SLS; IV estimations; climate change;

    Abstract : Growth and development in the context of climate change and environmental challengesare issues of increasing importance in the economic debate. With higher levels of greenhousegases in the atmosphere, droughts and other forms of extreme weather are expected to increasein frequency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transforming the climate change-gender nexus? : revisiting gender mainstreaming in the context of climate change and disaster risk reduction: experiences from the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok

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

    Author : Sofia Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : gender mainstreaming; climate change; disaster risk reduction; feminist institutionalism; gender expertise; neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The gendered nature of impacts from climate change and disasters has become increasingly apparent. As such, this thesis analyses gender mainstreaming at the Development Cooperation Section of the Swedish Embassy in Bangkok with specific reference to its climate change and disaster risk reduction contributions in the Asia-Pacific region. READ MORE

  3. 3. Quantifying the Costs of Restricting Local Housing Development - Housing Supply Elasticities and Aggregate Labor Misallocation in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : David Lindquist; Niclas Hvalgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Housing Supply Elasticity; Spatial Labor Misallocation; Spatial Equilibrium; Sweden;

    Abstract : Housing prices have risen dramatically in Stockholm over the past two decades, while the housing stock has increased by a comparably minor amount. Seen through a spatial equilibrium framework, this indicates that Stockholm is contributing to increased labor misallocation, lowering aggregate Swedish output. READ MORE

  4. 4. Domain Adaptation for Attention Steering

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för reglerteknik

    Author : Johanna Wilroth; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A major problem in the development of intelligent hearing aids is often referred to as the cocktail party problem. It describes the remarkable ability of the human brain of filter out unwanted sounds in a noisy environment, while focusing on a single talker or conversation. READ MORE

  5. 5. B Corp Certification - A strategic step towards sustainability?

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : Laura Ferré Cerdà; Olivia Viana Neves; Jimo Léandre Nawej; Marielle Carlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : B Lab; B Corp Certification; B Corps; Strategic Sustainable Development; FSSD;

    Abstract : The global socio-ecological system is under stress with increasing consumer demands and society’s inability to meet those demands. Businesses are both enablers and inhibitors of this socio-ecological dilemma, enabling a shift towards sustainability, in various ways including through Certification. READ MORE