Essays about: "conditional convergence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words conditional convergence.

  1. 1. Convergence of CO2 emissions in the Americas

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mikael Arvidsson Martins; [2021]
    Keywords : Carbon Dioxide Emissions; Emission Intensity; Convergence; Club Convergence; The Americas;

    Abstract : Maintaining global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is vital. Whether the convergence hypothesis holds for carbon dioxide emissions is important for policymakers facing this issue. This paper investigates the convergence behavior of carbon dioxide emissions for 39 countries in the Americas from 1960-2016. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Influence of Agglomerations in the Service Sector in Economic Growth: Mexico, 2005-2018.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Valeria Lobaton Verduzco; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relationship between the presence of economic agglomerations and regional economic growth in Mexico during the period 2005- 2018. The focus is mainly toward understanding the influence of clusters in the service sector due to its increasing potential for driving the economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discrepancy of sequences and error estimates for the quasi-Monte Carlo method

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Niklas Vesterinen; [2020]
    Keywords : discrepancy; low discrepancy sequences; van der Corput; quasi-Monte Carlo; Koksma inequality; error estimates; diskrepans; lågdiskrepanstalföljder; van der Corput; kvasi-Monte Carlo; Koksmas olikhet; feluppskattningar;

    Abstract : We present the notions of uniform distribution and discrepancy of sequences contained in the unit interval, as well as an important application of discrepancy in numerical integration by way of the quasi-Monte Carlo method. Some fundamental (and other interesting) results with regards to these notions are presented, along with some detalied and instructive examples and comparisons (some of which not often provided by the literature). READ MORE

  5. 5. Catch-Up with Me if You Can: An empirical analysis of convergence of carbon emission intensity in the EU power sector

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Karl Sundblad; Sean Tay; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon emission intensity; EU power sector; stochastic convergence; beta-convergence; environmental economics;

    Abstract : The anthropogenic impact on climate change is discernible and the power sector is known to be one of the main contributors of greenhouse gas emissions. This thesis takes a cross-country sectoral approach with the overall objective of analyzing convergence of carbon emission intensity in electricity generation across the power sectors in the EU. READ MORE