Essays about: "economic catch-up"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words economic catch-up.

  1. 1. The Development of Green Industries in China and Its Implications for Developing Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Maric; [2019]
    Keywords : green industries; developing countries; the Global South; technological capabilities; learning; economic catch-up; China; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the different mechanisms that Chinese companies in green industries used to acquire technological capabilities and how they changed over time. The thesis also aims to examine how the geographical pattern in outbound Chinese greenfield foreign direct investment has changed over time. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sub-Saharan Africa and the 4th Industrial Revolution Technological Leapfrogging as a Strategy to enhance Economic Growth?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ann-Kristin Gross; [2019]
    Keywords : 4th Industrial Revolution; Sub-Saharan Africa; Economic Growth; East Asian Miracle; Technological Leapfrogging; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The 4th Industrial Revolution provides a window of opportunity for the developing world and in particular, Sub-Saharan Africa to catch-up in terms of social and economic development by enhancing growth through technological advances. At the same time, it bears the risk for Sub-Saharan Africa to fall even further behind if technological advances cannot be absorbed into the region’s economies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ekonomisk jämförelse av röjningsmetoderna rotryckning och motormanuell röjning i Götaland och södra Norrland

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Jacob Sundström; Torben Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : rotryckare; mekaniserad röjning; nuvärdesanalys;

    Abstract : En ökande brist på arbetskraft har lett till en kostnadsökning för motormanuell röjning. Mekaniserad röjning har prövats ända sedan 1970-talet, men aggregat som kapar eller klipper av röjstammarna är för kostsamma och bidrar inte till att förlänga röjningseffekten och är därför inte konkurrenskraftiga. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Capability and Resilience to Economic Shrinking: An Empirical Investigation for Latin America c. 1970-2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alvaro von Borries; [2019]
    Keywords : Shrinking; crisis; resilience; catch-up; social capability; survival analysis; Latin America; Social Sciences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Long term economic growth leading to development is as much about growing as avoiding spells of considerable negative growth, or shrinking. However, much more attention has been given to understand what makes countries achieve high growth rates than to avoid shrinking. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Capabilities and Catch-up Growth in Natural Resource Rich Developing Countries: A long-term perspective for the case of Chile

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alvaro von Borries; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic development; catch-up growth; social capabilities; natural resources; Chile; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research addresses the role of social capabilities over the growth trajectory of natural resource (NR) rich developing countries through a case study – an analytical narrative using data from various sources – of the Chilean experience since the early 1900s to the present. The paper adopts a novel framework, which identifies four distinct but interrelated dimensions of social capabilities: transformation, inclusion, and autonomy and accountability of the State. READ MORE