Essays about: "Sub-Saharan Africa."

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  1. 1. Can Export Diversification Save sub-Saharan Africa from Extreme Weather? : An instrumental variable approach

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joanna Arnarsdottir; Kristina Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Diversification; precipitation anomalies; conditional convergence; economic development; sub-Saharan Africa SSA ; 2SLS; IV estimations; climate change;

    Abstract : Growth and development in the context of climate change and environmental challengesare issues of increasing importance in the economic debate. With higher levels of greenhousegases in the atmosphere, droughts and other forms of extreme weather are expected to increasein frequency. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of film in maternal health communication in low-income countries : An analysis of ‘Di Kombra Di Krai (Cry of a Mother)’ – a maternal health drama in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Josie Eve Gallo; [2021]
    Keywords : film; maternal health; Sierra Leone; entertainment education;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality rates in low-income countries remain high and almost two thirds of global maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa (WHO, 2019). Communications interventions such as media and entertainment education initiatives could help improve maternal health outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Title: Foreign Direct Investments in Africa with a focus on Cocoa Production

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lisa Wanambwa; [2020-10-20]
    Keywords : Foreign Direct Investment; Africa; Cocoa Production;

    Abstract : MSc in Economic.... READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effectiveness of Education Aid

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Martin Bergström; Axel Garå; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Education; Aid; Corruption; Growth; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the impact of aid allocated to education on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our study includes 37 countries within the region during the time period 2005-2018, with intentions to follow up on Elizabeth Asiedu’s (2014) study 1990-2004. READ MORE

  5. 5. Which firm characteristics determine access to finance for SMEs within the East African Community?

    University essay from

    Author : Joseph Fridner; Emil Jonsson; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : SME; access to finance; East African Community; sub-Saharan Africa; logit; FDR; asymmetric information;

    Abstract : Financial constraints among SMEs are generally more prevalent in the developing world than in the developed world, but SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa stand out as being particularly constrained. Previous studies also show causal links between access to finance and company growth and increased prosperity. READ MORE