Essays about: "economic inequality"

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  1. 1. Poverty in a Rich Country - A Case Study on the Perception of Poverty in Japan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kotoe Mimura; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : poverty; Japan; self-responsibility; undeserving poor; perception of poverty; individualization of poverty; discourse; inequality;

    Abstract : Since the economic recession in Japan in the 1990s, there has been a rapid increase in inequality. Along with the recession which was accompanied by the increase of aging population, the introduction of a new employment policy backed by neoliberal economy has been contributing to the growth of inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do international remittances contribute to achieving the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG1) in development economies? Empirical evidence from Pooled Mean Group (PMG) estimator.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Samuel Attafuah; Carl Ljungvall; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Remittance; Economic growth; Poverty; Sustainable Development; Autoregressive Distributed Lag ARDL model; Pooled Mean Group PMG estimator;

    Abstract : Eradicating extreme poverty is a fundamental objective and concern for every economy in today’s modernization epoch. Developed countries channel significant amount of financial support annually to poor economies with the core intention of improving their welfare and standard of living. READ MORE

  4. 4. SWEDEN – A LONE BRIGHT SPOT Wage formation and labour market antagonism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Markus Adolfsson; [2019-06-25]
    Keywords : Insider-Outsiders; Split Labour Market; Equalisation and Labour Unions;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is a problem of global concern and labour unions may have an equalising effect on gender wage-differentials. In Sweden, the gender-wage differentials underwent a significant decline between 1960 and 1980s but had despite the early progress of equalising almost stopped, near to no progress have occurred since then. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structural Change and Income Inequality: evidence from Latin America’s Sectoral Composition (1950 – 2012)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Julia Ciarelli; [2019]
    Keywords : Structural Change; Income Inequality; Employment; Sectors; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is and has been one of the most unequal regions in the World. Since the end of the Second World War, income inequality has been influenced by the high dependency on exports of agricultural products and raw materials, an early deindustrialization and the rise of low productivity service sectors. READ MORE