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. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE

  3. 3. The connection between household savings ratio and human development index : Which factors affect the household savings ratio?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Sanna Persson; Jerry Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Household savings; human development index HDI ; fixed effect regression model; Keynesianism; Maslow´s behavioral pyramid; permanent income hypothesis;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates which factors affecting savings behavior by using a fixed effect regression model. To see what affects the household savings rate the following independent variables is considered: Natural logarithm of trend per capita income, natural logarithm of deviation from trend per capita income, growth of disposable income, real interest rate, inflation, wealth in relation to household disposable income, foreign savings in relation to disposable income, dependency ratio and human development index. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is constructivism a prerequisite to unlock the power of web based platforms in teacher training? : A case study on the enablers for web based learning platforms for teacher training in Cambodia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Maria Natasha Peacock; [2019]
    Keywords : constructivism; connectivism; least developed countries LDCs ; teacher training; education technology ed-tech ; pedagogy; 21st century skills; cMOOCs; TPACK;

    Abstract : This case study, executed in school network driven by a private foundation for underprivileged children in Cambodia, provides a perspective from a unique situation of technology enablement in an environment with a predominantly instructivist teaching tradition.   The said environment is strongly influenced by private sector donors with strong constructivist traditions and expectations. READ MORE

  5. 5. How big is the big screen? Understanding the demand for experience goods: the case of the Swedish cinema market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Henrik Ekwall; Molly Guggenheimer; [2019]
    Keywords : Cinema; Swedish film industry; Demand for film; Film audience; Experience goods;

    Abstract : In this study, we analyze the factors that affect demand for theatrical films in Sweden, how they do so, and how these factors change with regards to a film's regional origin. An ordinary least squares model with cinema admissions as the dependent variable is developed on a sample of 1293 films released on Swedish cinemas in between 2012 and 2016. READ MORE