Essays about: "gini index"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words gini index.

  1. 1. How do institutional factors affect income inequality? : An empirical study of 10 OECD countries and 10 developing countries

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Karen Ibrahim; Joakim Moberg; [2020]
    Keywords : income inequality; rule of law; freedom to trade; democracy; corruption; education; OECD countries; low to medium-income countries.; inkomstojämlikhet; rättsstatsprincipen; handelsfrihet; demokrati; korruption; utbildning; OECD-länder; låg- till medelinkomstländer.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain an in-depth understanding of the five institutional factors: democracy, rule of law, freedom to trade, education and corruption, and how they affect income inequality. The analysis covers a total of 20 different countries, 10 OECD countries, and 10 low to medium income countries between the time period of 2000-2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effects of China on the development of African countries - A synthetic control approach for the case study of Angola

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Joan Pol Mingot; [2020]
    Keywords : Angola; Synthetic control; China; Africa;

    Abstract : This paper explores the effects of the influence of China on the development of African countries, focusing on the case study of Angola. The term development is understood as a multidimensional concept that can be operationalised as a combination of per capita GDP, human development index (HDI) and GINI index. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wealth Inequality : Analysis based on 21 EU countries

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mengying Man; Meixuan Ren; [2019]
    Keywords : Wealth Inequality; Gini Index; Housing Price Index; Minimum Wage; Inflation Rate;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine how wealth inequality alters when macroeconomic factors such as housing price index, inflation rate, and minimum wage change. In the theoretical part, the potential connection between some macroeconomic factors and wealth inequality is described through the link of the Lorenz Curve and Pareto distribution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of a Radiomics Model for Classification of Lung Nodules

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Parastu Rahgozar; [2019]
    Keywords : Lung Nodule; Radiomics; Tumor Classification;

    Abstract : Lung cancer has been a major cause of death among types of cancers in the world. In the early stages, lung nodules can be detected by the aid of imaging modalities such as Computed Tomography (CT). In this stage, radiologists look for irregular rounded-shaped nodules in the lung which are normally less than 3 centimeters in diameter. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Study on Comparison Websites in the Airline Industry and Using CART Methods to Determine Key Parameters in Flight Search Conversion

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Jacob Hansén; Axel Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : True positives; true negatives; false positives; false negatives; Classification Trees; Random Forest; SMOTE; ROSE; ROC; AUC; LCC; meta-search engine; Online Travel Agency; Gini impurity index; Sann negativ; sann positiv; falsk positiv; falsk negativ; klassificationsträd; Random Forest; SMOTE; ROSE; ROC; AUC; jämförelsehemsida; resebyrå; Gini koefficient;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis in applied mathematics and industrial engineering and management aimed to identify relationships between search parameters in flight comparison search engines and the exit conversion rate, while also investigating how the emergence of such comparison search engines has impacted the airline industry. To identify such relationships, several classification models were employed in conjunction with several sampling methods to produce a predictive model using the program R. READ MORE