Essays about: "Latin America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 essays containing the words Latin America.

  1. 1. Can changes in social trust be explained by inequality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Bendz; Sanjin Alagic; [2019]
    Keywords : social trust; inequality; time series; Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate the development of social trust over time globally, as well as separately for continents and countries. This is done by using data from six different surveys and through an interpolation method making the survey measures comparable, resulting in a long and continuous data set. READ MORE

  2. 2. Structural Change and Income Inequality: evidence from Latin America’s Sectoral Composition (1950 – 2012)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Julia Ciarelli; [2019]
    Keywords : Structural Change; Income Inequality; Employment; Sectors; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is and has been one of the most unequal regions in the World. Since the end of the Second World War, income inequality has been influenced by the high dependency on exports of agricultural products and raw materials, an early deindustrialization and the rise of low productivity service sectors. READ MORE

  3. 3. How to transform foreign aid in Latin America through ecological economics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Mariana Fernandez Garcia; [2019]
    Keywords : Development; Ecological Economics; Foreign aid; Latin America; Neoclassical economics; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This study mainly argues the role that neoliberalism and neoclassical economics (mainstream economics) have had through foreign aid in Latin America and its effects over the years. The mere ideology of a market-centered society has been detrimental for many already. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Evolution of Inequality in Mexico: 1895-1940

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Diego Castañeda Garza; [2019]
    Keywords : Income Inequality; Social Tables; Mexico; Mexican Revolution; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The evolution of inequality in Latin America, particularly in Mexico, is a topic of growing interest among economists, economic historians and policy makers. For the Mexican case, this study empirically estimates, for the first time, the evolution of Mexican inequality before 1950. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resource Dependence and Economic Growth: Distinguishing between Renewable and Non-Renewable Commodities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lieke van de Straat; [2019]
    Keywords : Resource Curse; Industrialisation; Sustained Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustained economic growth is essential for developing countries in order to develop. Resource dependent countries face difficulties creating sustained growth as most suffer from a resource curse. READ MORE