Essays about: "Shocks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 213 essays containing the word Shocks.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. ETFs and Volatility - An empirical study in the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lukas Bantle; Nikolai Doepel; [2019]
    Keywords : ETF; volatility; arbitrage; noise; price discovery;

    Abstract : ETFs have experienced tremendous growth and with it have gained increased relevance in the market over the last decade. Because of their special characteristics and close connection to their underlying securities, ETFs may propagate liquidity shocks through arbitrage channels into their underlying securities and thus increase the volatility of these securities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding Community Resilience: Resilience in the community response to the 14th June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Edward Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : resilience; community; community resilience; social capital; post-disaster; community based organisations; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Community resilience is a highly relevant topic and the focus of much contemporary research, however it has yet to be distilled down to an exact science. The current thesis applies a theoretical framework for community resilience as an analytical lens when investigating the community response to the Grenfell fire and tragedy of 14th June 2017. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of Tanzania rural households’ income diversification and its impact on food security

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Japhet Alfred Ntwalle; [2019]
    Keywords : calorie; determinants; food security; household; income diversification; regression;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze the determinants of rural household income diversification and its impact on food security in Tanzania. With the current changes in the climatic conditions, there is a need for households to reduce their dependence on agriculture and diversify into other income generating activities. READ MORE