Essays about: "Latin America and the Caribbean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 essays containing the words Latin America and the Caribbean.

  1. 1. Exploring Disaster Impacts on Climate Mitigation Policy Change in Latin America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lotte Petersen; [2023]
    Keywords : natural hazards; disaster; climate mitigation policy; latin america; policy change;

    Abstract : This study aims to empirically explore if there is an association between climate-related disasters and climate mitigation policy change in middle-income countries. This is important for understanding future climate mitigation policy, as disasters are predicted to increase in both frequency and severity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking Partnerships: Exploring the EU’s Development Cooperation in Central America via Critical Discourse Analysis and Expert Interviews

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Camilla Castelanelli; [2022]
    Keywords : Development; Partnerships; European Union; Central America; Discourse; interviews; civil society; European Studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union (EU) is the largest provider of development aid in the world, considering the funds given by its institutions and Member States. Development cooperation has been a central policy theme since the Treaty of Rome in 1957, thus constituting a significant sphere of the EU’s foreign affairs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Development in Latin America – Linking Renewable Energy, Economic Complexity and GHG Emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lea Sasse; [2022]
    Keywords : Economic Complexity; Renewable Energy; GHG Emissions; Latin America and the Caribbean; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the interrelations of economic complexity, greenhouse gas emissions, and renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), using annual data from 1998 to 2018. Economic development in the region is characterised by the exploitation of natural resources and low economic sophistication. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of democratic transitions on innovation. An empirical panel analysis of 168 countries from 1960-2019.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Hannes Flatz; [2022]
    Keywords : innovation; democratic transitions; political regimes; institutions; development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically examines the impact of democratic transitions on innovation using a difference-in-differences method on a panel of 168 countries from 1960 to 2019. Patents, R&D expenditure, and scientific articles are employed as proxies for innovation. The results indicate that democratisations have a positive effect on patents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Playing a two-faced game in a changing arena: A Neo-Gramscian analysis of China's policy on Latin America

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julian Dannefjord; Anna Turesson; [2021]
    Keywords : Hegemony; power; dominance; The People’s Republic of China; Latin America; Chinese foreign policy; Neo-Gramscianism; Critical Discourse Analysis; Teun A. van Dijk; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The position of The People’s Republic of China in international relations has developed significantly during the 21st century. In Latin America, growing Chinese engagement has been particularly visible. READ MORE