Essays about: "economic policy"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 1573 essays containing the words economic policy.

  1. 21. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  2. 22. The Price of Protecting Forests : Assessing REDD+ Performance in Collaborative Governance in Vietnam

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Molly Grönlund Müller; [2019]
    Keywords : forests; collaborative governance; Vietnam; REDD ; Payment for Ecosystem Services; local communities; payment mechanisms; climate change;

    Abstract : The UNFCCC initiated mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is an important policy instrument for combating climate change, using payments to create economic incentives for developing countries to preserve their forests. However, there is a need for closer scrutiny of whether the mechanism is able to generate its intended outputs and outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 23. Factors behind Economic Shrinking: Single Case Study Insights from Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jana Lange; [2019]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the research problem of volatile growth and in particular economic shrinking in developing countries. A single case study of Nigeria drawing on qualitative as well as quantitative data assesses four potential factors behind the country’s frequent and high shrinking rates between 1960 and 2017. READ MORE

  4. 24. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE

  5. 25. The crisis of care in conservative welfare states and the need for a gender-sensitive approach to policy making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Luana Ciccarone; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; welfare state; public policy; conservative countries; comparative study; social policy; informal care work; domestic work; childcare; elderly care; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The so-called capitalist crisis of care has been theorized starting since the 80s. It has been and explored by two literature streams: the ‘feminist’ and the ‘mainstream’. READ MORE