Essays about: "economic inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 221 essays containing the words economic inequality.

  1. 1. Economic Inequality, Ethnic Group Dynamics, and Domestic Terrorism : The Destructive Effects of Collectively Experienced Grievances

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; economic inequality; horizontal inequality; domestic terrorism; collective grievances; ethnic group dynamics; violent group mobilization;

    Abstract : This paper studies how economic inequality between ethnic groups affects domestic terrorism. Drawing on theories concerning horizontal inequality, ethnic group dynamics, political violence, and domestic terrorism, the following hypothesis is developed: Increased economic inequality between ethnic groups increases domestic terrorism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the gap - save lives? : A regression analysis examining how economic inequality affects violent crime, with a special focus on Latin America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Tybrandt; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic inequality; violent crime; income inequality; homicide; Latin America;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study the relationship between economic inequality and violent crime, primarily on a global level but additionally with a special focus on Latin America. Three different regression models are used; a multiple linear regression model with cross- national data on a global level, and a multiple linear regression model with panel data as well as a fixed effects regression model with panel data for Latin America. READ MORE

  3. 3. Colombia’s Socio-Economic Stratification System : An urbanisation policy that causes intergroup conflict?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Pålsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Urbanisation; Segregation; Inequality; Social Identity; Intergroup Conflict; Peaceful Coexistence; Bogotá; Colombia; SDG 10;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation is a global phenomenon on the rise. If managed poorly by the cities affected, it may lead to, e.g. segregation, air pollution and civil unrest. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of Innovation on Top Income Inequality : Cross-country evidence from EU member countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Emilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Innovation; Growth; Schumpeterian; EU; Inequality; Patents; Trademarks; Firms;

    Abstract : We live in a time when innovative products and services including Smart Homes and face-recognition apps are celebrated and advertised as tools needed in making our economies and societies more efficient, climate-friendly and citizen-centred. At the same time, a worldwide rise in top income shares has gained a lot of attention from policymakers, activists, international organisations, and scholars. 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