Essays about: "development"

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  1. 1. Have Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers actually reduced poverty in poor countries?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Markus Bohlers; [2019-11-07]
    Keywords : Poverty; PRSPs; poor countries; IFIs; development paradigm; Washington Consensus;

    Abstract : Throughout the past 15-20 years, poor countries have been implementing so-called Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) under the guidance of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Despite their enormous importance for national development efforts around the globe, the aggregate performance of PRSPs remains understudied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamics of the German housing market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Tanina Chabani; [2019-10-29]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper examines the development of German housing prices in light of the recent price increase of approximately 27% since 2010. Following an asset price approach, the actual rent-price ratio is compared to a ratio that will be calculated based on fundamental values which, according to theory, explain housing prices. READ MORE

  3. 3. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Searching For Relevant Features To Classify Crew Pairing Problems

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jin Guo; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Machine learning; airline crew pairing; feature selection; algorithm selection; classication;

    Abstract : Machine learning (ML) is an emerging technology. Jeppesen, a leader of commercial optimization products in the airline industry, has started exploring ML methods to facilitate optimization algorithm development. This thesis investigates one of the company’s products, the crew pairing optimizer. READ MORE