Essays about: "Sub-Saharan Africa"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family planning as a solution for a sustainable future in Sub-Saharan Africa : The efforts of the global community: state and non-state actors

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alva Ericson; [2020]
    Keywords : family planning; sustainable development; fertility decline; population growth;

    Abstract : In 2050, 9.7 billion is expected to live on Earth. Entering a new decade in 2020, the global agenda concerns sustainable development and how humans can live on Earth sustainable while continuing to develop. A solution to reach a sustainable future is through family planning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income Diversification and Welfare, a Way Out of Rural Poverty? A Study on Three Commercialized Regions in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Nord; [2020]
    Keywords : Income Diversification; Welfare; Rural; Commercialized; Sub-Saharan Africa; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper aims to extend the understanding of the connection between household income diversification and welfare in the rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. I perform a comparative analysis and investigate three commercialized rural regions in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Malawi, which are countries with diverging economic development over the last decades. READ MORE