Essays about: "characteristics of international trade"

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  1. 1. How International Election Observers Impact Post-Election Events: The link between international observers, acceptance of results and post-election violence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Björksten; [2021]
    Keywords : international election observation; election monitoring; democracy promotion; electoral violence; electoral reactions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since 1990, international election observers have been travelling the world to monitor and assess close to 1 500 elections in developing democracies. Although often championed as the primary tool of democracy promotion, little is still known about its immediate consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Labour Markets and Global Value Chain Integration: Moderating the labour market implications of trade integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Bente Jessen-Thiesen; [2021]
    Keywords : Global Value Chain Integration; Sub-Saharan Africa; Labour Markets; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : With the rise of international fractionalization of production, global value chain (GVC) integration has become an important pillar of economic growth strategies, especially in low- and middle-income countries during the past decades. Differentiating between backward and forward GVC integration, economic growth and upgrading potentials are well-defined, but to be sustainable growth through GVC integration needs to incorporate decent job creation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does China’s Growing Economic Engagement Hamper Intra-regional Trade in ECOWAS?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Petja Aki Samuli Karppinen; [2020]
    Keywords : Trade; China; ECOWAS; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The rapid growth of China’s economic influence in the Economic Community of Western Africa (ECOWAS) in recent decades has raised concerns about its impact on many aspects of economic development in the region. One issue is the potential negative impact on intra-regional trade, as the influx of Chinese imports could harm local industries while the growing commodity exports to China could reinforce resource dependency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taking the Bitterness Out of Coffee: A Case Study of Value Chain Transformation in Ugandan Coffee Companies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Hertz; [2020]
    Keywords : Globalisation; Global Value Chains; Coffee Value Chains; Value Chain Inequality; Uganda; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The international trade in coffee is widely acknowledged to perpetuate unequal structures between producing and consuming countries. While coffee is largely grown in and provides a large proportion of income for developing countries, most of the value-added activities are performed in developed countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The implications of IFRS 9 – for Equity Analysts

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

    Author : Neil Eriksson; Niklas Rådström; [2019]
    Keywords : Accounting quality; Accounting information; Conceptual Framework; IFRS 9; IAS 39; Expected Credit Loss model; Equity analyst;

    Abstract : The financial crisis of 2008 highlighted problems with the accounting standard IAS 39, with claims of high complexity, introduction of procyclicality in the financial statements and a proposed role of contributing to the financial crisis. The International Accounting Standard Board issued the predecessor, IFRS 9, which became effective on January 1st, 2018. READ MORE