Essays about: "Welfare Economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 155 essays containing the words Welfare Economics.

  1. 1. Income, Insurance, and Happiness in China: Evidence from CHIP2013

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yanni Shen; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Subjective Well-being; Income; Insurance; Ordered Logit Model;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Strong reciprocal judgments: Differences in approval for welfare provision based on recipient deservingness cues

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Markus Jury; [2020]
    Keywords : Deservingness; Strong Reciprocity; Social Welfare; Redistribution; Public Opinion;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether simple deservingness cues can shift individual opinion on the provision of welfare to a hypothetical welfare recipient. Using a pre-registered design and analysis plan based on earlier work by Lene Aarøe & Michael Bang Petersen, I conduct an experiment using students recruited by email from the Stockholm School of Economics with one control and two treatment groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Contract Farming and Multidimensional Poverty

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Meister; [2020]
    Keywords : Contract Farming; Multidimensional Poverty; Smallholder Farmers; Developing Countries; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Poverty is a common phenomenon among rural smallholder farmer households in developing countries. A large corpus of literature suggests that contract farming -a pre-harvest agreement between farmers and buyers- can improve smallholder farmers' welfare through improved access to markets and thereby promote rural development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The determinants of beef imports in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Felicia Östby Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : added value; beef; beef market; cattle; export; import; price; time series; VAR; VECM;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the determinants of Swedish beef imports using a Vector Autoregression and a Vector Error Correction model. By examining which variables responsible for the volume demanded on imported beef, one can understand how domestic beef production can compete and regain market shares from imported beef. READ MORE