Essays about: "Sub-Saharan Africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 326 essays containing the words Sub-Saharan Africa.

  1. 1. Life expectancy and economic growth: AIDS as a natural experiment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Bengtsson; Jessica Wirström; [2019-07-11]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine how life expectancy, as a measure for health, affects economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, the model specifications in this thesis include AIDS, which is assumed to have an exogenous effect on life expectancy. This effect is in turn regarded as a natural experiment for life expectancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Survival Bias and the Impact of HIV on Wealth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Maxim Brüls; Johanna Dees; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : HIV; Instrumental Variables Regressions; Rolling Window; Circumcision; Wealth; sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  4. 4. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The importance of livestock for food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Kajsa Bruhn; [2019]
    Keywords : undernourishment; stunting; livestock ownership; animal source foods; diarrhea;

    Abstract : In Sub- Saharan Africa 222 million people suffer from undernourishment, making it the region with the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world. The prevalence of household livestock ownership is high in the region, making livestock’s influence on undernourishment and food security an interesting aspect to further examine. READ MORE