Essays about: "Social and Economic Welfare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 170 essays containing the words Social and Economic Welfare.

  1. 1. Policy implications from Sweden for South Korea’s housing policy for young single-households

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Jihee Kwon; [2022]
    Keywords : young single-person household; housing policy; housing supply; Sweden; South Korea; ungt ensamhushåll; bostadspolitik; bostadsförsörjning; Sverige; Sydkorea;

    Abstract : The number of young single-person households is consistently increasing in South Korea, as in Sweden where the most common type of household is the single-person household. Housing is the key to the transition of young adults to adulthood and it can affect their quality of life and economic security throughout their lifetime. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can Universal Basic Income be a Sustainable Welfare instrument? A systematic literature review analysing implementations in eight countries and perceptions of Universal Basic Income since 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sophia Roller; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability science; planetary boundaries; global inequality; fair distribution; social security; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current climate crisis together with growing global inequality requires a transformation of the economic systems. Sustainable Welfare is an emerging concept in which the welfare system seeks to meet everyone’s basic needs while staying within the planetary boundaries and decoupling the welfare-growth nexus. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Foreign Capital on Institutional Quality: An Empirical Study of Chinese Finances of Loans and Foreign Direct Investments in Africa

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Cecilia Falorni; Sofia Ferenius; [2022]
    Keywords : China-Africa relations; Foreign capital; Foreign direct investment; Institutional quality; Loans;

    Abstract : The African continent has since long had slow economic growth, with large infrastructural gaps compared to the Western World. This has resulted in large inflows of foreign capital to the African economies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Effect of the EU Food Carbon Tax on Food Industries and Products: Case Study of Brazil

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Shaomeng Sun; Lan Yao; [2022]
    Keywords : Carbon tax; Food Policy; International trade; Input Output;

    Abstract : Several researchers suggest an introduction of a food carbon tax in EU to reduce food emissions following the European Green Deal, but taking into account food international trade, such action in EU could raise global food prices and results in possible decline in food production in some regions, thus reduce people's welfare, which is not in line with the global Sustainable Development Goals. Given that existing studies mainly focus on the local environmental, social, and economic effects of a carbon tax, our paper takes a further step by studying the possible global effect of the EU food carbon tax on food industries and products with Brazil as a case. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceptions on Social Banking : an experimental analysis following narrative economic theory

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Koen Cornelis Gerardus Maria Van Boxel; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainable finance; social bank; banking; experimental economics; behavioral research; perceptions; narrative economics;

    Abstract : The presented paper employs a between-subject experimental survey with one control and two treatment groups. These three groups were each shown a different narrative capturing either a bank that does traditional banking operations, a bank which does traditional banking operations and has a focus on following environmental-, social-, and governance (ESG) guidelines, and a social bank which puts focus on maximizing social welfare. READ MORE