Essays about: "economic policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1636 essays containing the words economic policy.

  1. 1. The Effect of Environmental Policy Stringency on Environmental Innovations - A Cross Country Comparison

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Jahre; Anna Nordin; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Policy stringency; environmental-regulations; innovations; EPS; eco-patents; Porter Hypthesis;

    Abstract : This thesis is a cross-country comparison based on panel-data across 30 countries from 1990-2012. It uses a Negative Binomial Regression Model to test The Porter Hypothesis to see if environmental policy stringency affects the number of environmental innovations in a country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate policies and the progress towards the 2030 Climate & Energy Goals in Northern and Western Europe

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Griet Verhaeghe; [2020]
    Keywords : 2030 Climate and Energy Goals; policy-mix; national policies;

    Abstract : Climate change has been a topic of growing interest and importance during recent times. Since early on, the European Union has profiled itself as a leader in the fight against climate change by developing a comprehensive climate strategy. READ MORE

  3. 3. How do sanctions affect government support in an autocratic setting? : A case study of Iran

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Annica Hemberg; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Sanctions are presumed to work on the logic of a cost/benefit analysis, where the actors make concessions in response to induced pressure from the public who demands policy change because of hardened living conditions. The literature regarding sanctions effect on policy change are numerous, but less research has been made on what effects follow in domestic politics when sanctions are lifted. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE