Essays about: "International Comparisons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words International Comparisons.

  1. 1. The relationship between country characteristics, development levels and brain drain - A quantitative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ella Bråve; [2019]
    Keywords : Brain drain; development levels; high-skilled migration; push- and pull-factors; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Brain drain refers to the international migration of highly skilled people. It can affect countries of all development levels, but it is the brain drain from developing countries that has garnered the most attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. A GIS-based multi-criteria decision analysis of wind farm site suitability in New South Wales, Australia, from a sustainable development perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Michaela Bobeck; [2017]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; MCDA; wind farm; site suitability; Australia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The interest for renewable energy within Australia is growing and the New South Wales (NSW) Government has committed to a Renewable Energy Target scheme of 20 percent renewable energy by 2020. Wind energy is a mature renewable energy resource, which has been successfully deployed for electricity generation around the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patients with Lower Limb Amputation in Vietnam : A quantitative study on Patients’ Satisfaction with their given Prosthetic Device and Service

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform

    Author : Behar Rexhaj; Theresia Danielsson; [2017]
    Keywords : patients’ satisfaction; QUEST 2.0; Vietnam; developing country; prosthetic device; lower limb amputation; patienters nöjdhet; QUEST 2.0; Vietnam; utvecklingsland; protes; nedre extremitetsamputation;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis is to evaluate patients’ satisfaction with prosthetic device and service on lower limb amputations in Danang, Vietnam and to implement comparisons between the subgroups gender, living area, amputation cause and level. Method: A cross-sectional study design was conducted using the Quebec User Evaluation of Satisfaction with assistive Technology (QUEST) 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. Second-generation immigrants and labor market integration in Sweden : The matter of local context for explaining occupation status differences between ethnic groups

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Margareta Westin; [2017]
    Keywords : Second-generation Immigrants; Integration; Labor Market Integration; Segmented Assimilation; Local Context; International Socioeconomic Index;

    Abstract : The focus of this paper is second-generation immigrants and their labor market performance. With increased immigration from a more diverse ethnic background during the latest decades, it has become apparent that there is a difference between immigrant ethnic groups in labor market performance, in which some groups are more disadvantaged. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Tiger in the Cage : Discourse on China's Engagement in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Nils Ståhlkrantz; [2017]
    Keywords : China; Kenya; Reciprocity; Iron Cage; Neocolonialism; Sino-Africa;

    Abstract : Using as a point of departure Max Weber's concept of the "iron cage" of capitalism and Marcel Mauss' notions of reciprocity, along with more recent works of China-Africa relations, this study aims to counter dominant Western narratives that frame China as a neocolonial power and suggests some explanations as to why such narratives gain so much traction in international circles.  Such narratives are provided support by comparisons with the European colonization of Africa, but often fail to take into account the differences in China's foreign policies, as well as the potential for growth and development allowed by Chinese engagement. READ MORE