Essays about: "Poverty reduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 essays containing the words Poverty reduction.

  1. 1. What factors motivate foreign aid allocation?A comparison of the aid allocation patterns of multilateral and bilateral donors

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Shima Khabbaz; Johannes Kyriakidis; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : Bilateral; multilateral; aid allocation; donor; maximising poverty reduction; economic development;

    Abstract : Aid allocation patterns have been measured and observed for over four decades and it has been noticed that the aid is allocated differently based on different factors like what kind of donor it is and how they measure the need for aid before donating it. In this study two set of regressions were run and in the first set of regressions, we compare aggregate aid flows from multilateral organizations and bilateral donors respectively, and in our second set we compare aid from five individual bilateral donors. 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. The Vicious Circle of Social Exclusion : A qualitative study on poverty alleviation in Rwanda

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Hampus Hartvigsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Exclusion; Poverty Reduction; Girinka; Multidimensional Deprivation; Rwanda;

    Abstract : In the discourse of poverty, there is no scientific consensus on how to measure poverty. In the theory of social exclusion, analyzing poverty goes beyond traditional economic measures of poverty. The theory of social exclusion implies that there is a downward spiral of multidimensional deprivation, creating a vicious circle of social exclusion. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Inclusive development in landlocked states

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Philip Latif; [2020]
    Keywords : landlocked; inclusive development; inclusive development index; composite sustainability indices; institutions; growth; trade; GDP; inlandsstat; inkluderande utveckling; inclusive development index; hållbarhetskompositindex; institutioner; tillväxt; handel; BNP;

    Abstract : We estimate the effects of the landlocked dummy on inclusive improvements in living standards using the recently developed Inclusive Development Index (IDI). Utilizing cross-country regression models from recent literature, contributions of income, institutional quality, trade and relevant controls are used to examine the effects of the landlocked trap on inclusive development. READ MORE