Essays about: "Least Developed Countries."

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. INFLUENCE OF VALUES ON ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE IN DEVELOPED ECONOMIES How influential are values on environmental performance in countries with higher economic development?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alma Avdic; [2018-10-31]
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    Abstract : Environmental problems have become a more and more important topic in the political science research. In order to stop exploiting natural resources and worsening living conditions, an answer to what is needed for improving environmental performance needs to be found. READ MORE

  3. 3. Measuring the Rate of Change in the MDG Period in Absolute and Relative Terms: Acceleration or Deceleration of Progress?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Angelica Norrena; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic development; Human development; Millennium Development Goals;

    Abstract : The purpose of the MDGs has been debated depending on whether they should be seen as hard national planning targets or rather as means of inspiring development. This paper assesses whether there was any change in the rate of progress in the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) period. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corruption, global environmental degradation and multinational corporations – Is there a correlation?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Ophelia Wigström; [2018]
    Keywords : corruption; environment; international environmental law; international law; multinational corporations; social contract; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The findings of this thesis suggest that there appears to be a bad spiral. In countries with a lot of natural resources and poorly developed socio-economic structures, there is a present tendency to lower environmental protection laws in order to attract foreign investors by creating market oriented regulations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical or Digital Payments : Towards a Dominant Design?

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Keywords : Digital payments; Physical payments; Cashless society; Retail payments; Cash usage; Card usage; Dominant design; Technological discontinuity; Technology cycle; Network externalities; Two-sided platforms; Two-sided markets; Digitala betalningar; Fysiska betalningar; Kontantanvändning; Massbetalningar; Kortanvändning; Dominant design; Teknologiska diskontinuiteter; Nätverksexternaliteter; Teknologicykel; Tvåsidiga marknader; Tvåsidiga plattformar;

    Abstract : Rapid digitalisation development has been stampeding widely across today’s societies, and not least in the payment industry. Though, the digitalisation in the payment industry has been very deviating, even between similar well-developed countries, and while there are positive and negative effects with both digital- and physical payment means, there is little knowledge that highlights the influencing factors and accompanied problems. READ MORE