Essays about: "cross-country analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 88 essays containing the words cross-country analysis.

  1. 1. MOBILE MONEY AS A FINANCIAL INCLUSION TOOL FOR POVERTY REDUCTION A cross-country analysis of low- and middle-income countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Grimme Hallberg; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : mobile-money; financial inclusion; poverty; technology; cross-country analysis; low-income countries; middle-income countries;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine if mobile money can act as a financial inclusion tool to reduce poverty levels in low- and middle-income countries. In contrast to the majority of the literature within its research field, this thesis observes the relationship on an aggregate cross-country level instead of using data on an individual or household level, in order to fully examine the impacts on national poverty levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. ECONOMIC GROWTH DETERMINANTS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTIONS A Cross-National Analysis of TFP, AP and Weberianess

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fatima Sow; [2019-01-11]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Productivity; Total Factor Productivity TFP ; Average Productivity AP ; Public Administration Institutions; Weberianess; Professionalism; Closedness;

    Abstract : The Weberian bureaucracy argument emphasizes a public administration with a set of principles onhow it is organised, to make the bureaucracy more productive. This in turn means a more productive public sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corruption Kills: A Panel Data Analysis of OECD Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Stanley; Per Jonas Partapuoli; [2019]
    Keywords : Corruption; Health; Mortality; Life expectancy; Bayesian Corruption Index; OECD; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper studies the effect of corruption on four selected health outcomes, by using cross- country panel data, containing the 36 member states of OECD. The time period stretches from 1995 to 2017, extending upon previous studies by including data from more recent years. READ MORE

  4. 4. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of Chinese FDI and Infrastructure on Economic Growth across the Belt and Road

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ann-Sophia Stockmann; [2019]
    Keywords : Belt and Road Initiative; One Belt One Road; Chinese Economy; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; Infrastructure Development;

    Abstract : China has gone through a phase of rapid economic development in the last four decades. The country is the world’s biggest economy, measured in GDP purchasing power parity terms, and the largest trading nation in terms of the total sum of exports and imports of merchandise trade. READ MORE