Essays about: "Social Capital"

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  1. 1. CHALLENGES FOR CSOS LINKED TO FINANCIAL DEPENDENCY ON FOREIGN D0NORS. A case study of anti-corruption CSOs in Ukraine

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Peter Vervloet; [2020-04-30]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Over the last 25 years anti-corruption policies have become inherent to the goal of building good governance within the field of development aid. Local anti-corruption civil society organisations (CSOs) in the countries of the former Soviet Union are important actors for demanding social accountability and legal reforms from their respective governments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bygdebolag : en ny metod för landsbygdsutveckling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Elin Sjöman; [2020]
    Keywords : bygdebolag; utvecklingsbolag; landsbygdsutveckling; socialt kapital; mobilisering; governance; Bourdieuconomics;

    Abstract : Kommunsammanslagningar och centraliseringar har lett till att statens närvaro på landsbygderna minskat och en större del av ansvaret för landsbygdsutveckling ligger på lokalsamhället. Mot den här bakgrunden har bygdebolagen växt fram – lokala aktiebolag som ägs av personer i eller med anknytning till bygden där all vinst återinvesteras i lokalsamhället. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging the Gap between Formal and Informal Finance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Heidi Uitto; [2020]
    Keywords : financial inclusion; propensity to save; informal finance; development; gender; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Financial inclusion, defined as access and usage of formal financial services, has several positive micro and macro-level socio-economic implications. Due to decades of vigorous policies aiming at lowering barriers to formal finance, 80 percent of Indians now own a bank account. However, there is a significant gap between account take up and usage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical analysis of smart city from an NGO’s perspective towards sustainable urban development : a case study of Indonesia’s new capital city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Via Apriyani; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart city; sustainable urban development; activists; urban political ecology; right to the city; sustainability science; new city establishment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban establishment from scratch based on a smart city vision has been mainstreamed as a strategy to achieve urban sustainability goals. However, the smart city model itself has been criticized because of how the techno-centric solutions it uses could potentially lead to economic and social inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identifying Dimensions of Employer Attractiveness in Startups : The Case of Swedish Tech Startups

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : Cristina Gadibadi; [2020]
    Keywords : employer branding; employer attractiveness attributes; EmpAT Scale; startups; startups attractiveness; Swedish startups; arbetsgivarvarumärke; arbetsgivarens attraktionskraft; EmpAT Scale; startups; startups attraktivitet; Svenska startups;

    Abstract : Human capital is recognized as the foundation of a firm's competitive advantage (Messenböck et al., 2015; Berthon et al., 2005). READ MORE