Essays about: "country diversification"

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  1. 1. The New China Syndrome?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippa Wirmén; [2020]
    Keywords : Laos; Lao PDR; China; People’s Republic of China; foreign direct investments; trade impact; trade patterns; South-South foreign direct investments; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The view of FDI and its impacts has shifted throughout history. In conjunction with globalization and liberalization, new opportunities have emerged which have allowed FDI, in its current state to flourish across the globe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foreign exchange reserves: analysis of size and currency diversification

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Francisco Ruben Barrionuevo Garcia; Petra Kamenická; [2020]
    Keywords : Foreign exchange reserves; currency composition of reserves; size of international reserves; diversification; foreign exchange regime.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the size of the foreign exchange reserves across countries and attempts to find the determinants that could explain the differences in reserve levels. Factors such as the foreign exchange regime, country development level, current and capital accounts balance, as well as the fuel-exporter status, are all important predictors of reserve size. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Adaptation Strategies and Projections on Water Discharge in the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Marika Mourujärvi; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Adaptation: Climate projections: Water Discharge: Transboundary Issues: Euphrates-Tigris River Basin: Middle East; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to analyse the climate adaptation strategies regarding water resources in the regional context of the three major riparians of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers: Turkey, Syria and Iraq. The objectives are: to base the analysis on the criteria benefit, consequences and limits to the social as well as the technical factors affecting the water availability and to use WW-HYPE, which is a HBV based model, to support literature on climate projections in the area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do global oil prices drive domestic food prices? : evidence from the Middle East countries

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Madina Alieva; [2019]
    Keywords : food price; crude oil price; cointegration; VECM; Middle East;

    Abstract : This study investigates the dynamic relationship between global oil prices and domestic food prices across 11 countries of the Middle East. Using monthly data covering the period from January 2010 to October 2018, the study employs long-run cointegration tests, vector error correction model (VECM) and vector autoregression (VAR) model to examine the effect of global oil prices on domestic food prices in a sample of Middle East countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors behind Economic Shrinking: Single Case Study Insights from Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jana Lange; [2019]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the research problem of volatile growth and in particular economic shrinking in developing countries. A single case study of Nigeria drawing on qualitative as well as quantitative data assesses four potential factors behind the country’s frequent and high shrinking rates between 1960 and 2017. READ MORE