Essays about: "Period Poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Period Poverty.

  1. 1. Does reporting on involvement in poverty alleviation affect the cost of equity? - Empirical evidence based on listed companies in Sweden

    University essay from

    Author : Cornelia Lindstad; Isabelle Österberg; [2021-01-28]
    Keywords : Fama-French; Cost of Equity; Poverty; CSR; Swedish Stock Market;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to conclude whether there is a difference in the effect on the cost of equity between companies involved in targeted poverty alleviation and companies that are not involved. Previous research indicates that increased transparency and sustainability reporting have a positive effect on the cost of equity and therefore this study aims to add research in this area. READ MORE

  2. 2. Poverty and Inequality Reduction in the Case of Bolivia: What Has Impacted the Reduction during Evo Morales's Administration Period?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alisa Buchstab; [2020]
    Keywords : Pro-poor growth; poverty; inequality; social spending; Bolivia; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Bolivia has experienced a drastic decline in inequality and poverty since 2000. It coincided with the administrative period of Evo Morales between 2006 and 2019. Hence, it is debated whether poverty reduction was mainly driven by economic growth alongside the commodity boom in the 2000s or by policy implementations during Morales’s presidency. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Stuck in Hel Joseon"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Ella Holttinen; [2020]
    Keywords : South Korea; Hel Joseon; millennials; compressed modernity; Confucianism; neoliberalism; human capital; achievement society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : South Korea is well known for its development miracle: the nation has managed to develop from the state of extreme poverty to the World´s 12th largest economies in a period of five decades. However, the negative consequences and side effects of this rapid growth, and issues of the contemporary Korean society has been less discussed, especially from the perspective of the Korean youth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Menstrual Hygiene Management and Agenda-Setting Theory: A case study of the ‘Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (2019)’

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Zoë Quinney Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Menstrual Hygiene Management; Agenda-Setting Theory; Period Poverty; Human rights; Stigma; Scotland;

    Abstract : Suitable Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) is necessary for the full enjoyment of human rights. In 2019, Scotland made history as the first country to take such a hands on approach to ensuring MHM, when it placed the ‘Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (2019)’ on its political agenda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Poverty reduction and agricultural change in Peru: the role of trade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Raisa Maria Rubio Cordova; [2020]
    Keywords : poverty; trade; Peru; trade liberalisation; informality.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the last decades Peru, one of the top performing countries in Latin America, experienced a dramatic reduction in poverty. The set of structural reforms implemented by Peru during the mid-90s included trade liberalisation which implied a drastic reduction of tariffs on highly protected sectors, and particularly, in agriculture where most poor Peruvians work, and Free Trade Agreements. READ MORE