Essays about: "household savings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words household savings.

  1. 1. The Economic Impact of Increased Access to Commercial Banks in Ethiopia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Henrik Eriksson; Sara Nilsson; [2020-07-02]
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    Abstract : Savings rates are strongly predictive of future economic growth and, for several reasons, it is difficult to save in areas where resources are scarce. Increasing access to financial services is crucial to efficiently allocate funds and can help even small savings be invested in countries that historically have had lower financial development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Behavioral demand response : A technology to support the smart grids of the future

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Usama Shahid Siddiqui; [2020]
    Keywords : Social network; energy awareness; electricity savings; behavioral change; consumer engagement; effect of Covid-19; community life; Nvivo;

    Abstract : Residential buildings are one of the main stakeholders to electricity consumption. As there is fast-paced technological advancement in electricity conservation, the residential buildings infrastructure has become very electricity-efficient in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging the Gap between Formal and Informal Finance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Heidi Uitto; [2020]
    Keywords : financial inclusion; propensity to save; informal finance; development; gender; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Financial inclusion, defined as access and usage of formal financial services, has several positive micro and macro-level socio-economic implications. Due to decades of vigorous policies aiming at lowering barriers to formal finance, 80 percent of Indians now own a bank account. However, there is a significant gap between account take up and usage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of household savings : An international cross-country analysis to detect the determinants of household savings

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Cajsa Fredriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Determinants of household savings; household savings; cross-country; social security; participation rate; old-age dependency rate; panel data; OECD;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to look into the determinants of household savings in an international cross-section. The focus is on the effects from social security, old-age dependency, participation rate and change in unemployment, among other variables as an addition to the disequilibrium saving hypotheses, which is the base theory for the savings function. READ MORE

  5. 5. You Are What You Search : Can Google Search Queries Accurately Measure Investor Sentiment?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Farzad Ashouri Mehranjani; [2020]
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    Abstract : This paper aims at investigating the relationship between volumes of Google searches for finance related words and stock market movements in Sweden. The method follows Preis et al. (2013) who show that a superior investment strategy can be developed by incorporating search volumes data in the decision making process. READ MORE