Essays about: "costa rica"

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  1. 1. Influence of Grassroots Movements on Sustainability Transformations in Monteverde, Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Valeria Lobaton Verduzco; [2021]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relationship between sustainability transformations and grassroots movements in Monteverde, Costa Rica. The focus is toward understanding the influence of community-based initiatives on transformations that have sustainability as a goal, due to their potential for shaping society and addressing challenges such as climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Social Sustainability in Marine Governance: The Case of Barra del Colorado, Costa Rica

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paola Apéstegui; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Social Sustainability; Marine Governance; Responsible Fishing Marine Areas; Marine Management Areas; Recognition; Representation; Distribution;

    Abstract : Marine issues develop in complex social contexts, usually involving a large number of sectors, actors, and users. Achieving sustainable marine governance requires a continued and context-specific structure of interdisciplinary knowledge, inter-sectorial interaction as well as inter-institutional coordination that generates daunting challenges to government, stakeholders and civil society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Testing the long-term sustainable development of a Central American country: The Genuine Savings of Costa Rica between 1890 and 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Aurélie Pollak; [2021]
    Keywords : Genuine Savings; Weak Sustainability; Natural Capital; Development; Costa Rica; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to test the sustainable development of Costa Rica between 1890 and 2015 based on Genuine Savings. The Genuine Savings estimations are composed of indicators on fixed capital, natural capital, and human capital. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Services Trade Restrictiveness on Export Flows

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ebba Lundqvist; [2021]
    Keywords : Trade in services; Restrictiveness to trade; Barriers to trade in services; Gravity model; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Services trade is increasingly becoming more important in the international economy. However, barriers to trade in services remain more obstructive than those to trade in goods. This paper uses the OECD Services Trade Restrictiveness Index to analyze the relationship between restrictions to trade in services and cross-border service exports. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ecotourism and Residents’ Well-being: A Case Study from Monteverde, Costa Rica, during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Frank Schönberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Ecotourism; Well-being; Residents; Costa Rica; COVID-19; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The global COVID-19 pandemic is having tremendous adverse effects on human well-being and the tourism industry, revealing its high vulnerability, and putting the current system into question. A promising more sustainable tourism concept constitutes ecotourism albeit its impacts on residents’ well-being remain unexplored. READ MORE