Essays about: "human capital and economic"

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  1. 1. Effects of External Money Inflow on Economic Growth in Pacific Island States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Chandra Börs; [2021]
    Keywords : External capital; FDI; ODA; Remittances; Economic Growth; Pacific Island Countries; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : External money inflows in form of FDI, ODA, and remittances make up for a substantial share of GDP in PICs. In this dissertation, the effect of external capital inflows on economic growth in receiving countries is evaluated. This study is amongst the first to investigate the interconnected effects of FDI, ODA, and remittances upon output for PICs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working with Hand, Head, and Heart : A feminist critical discourse analysis of ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economics’

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Julia Sundell; [2021]
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    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to gain more knowledge about the usage of the ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economic’ discourse in corporate-led women’s empowerment initiatives. This discourse can be understood as a vocabulary for discussing the business case for women’s empowerment which has diffused from development institutions to states, NGOs and corporations through a wide range of initiatives, policies, advertisement campaigns and development and humanitarian campaigns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is there a trade-off between poverty reduction and climate action? : A glance at the determinants of official development assistance in environmentally relevant sectors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nora Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Economics of development; climate; aid; ODA; poverty;

    Abstract : In a time where environmental issues are increasingly important and measures are being taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve biodiversity, aid that targets sectors relevant for these issues are important to examine. The world is simultaneously taking measures needed to increase economic development around the world, by allocating aid to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effects of the 2015 migration crisis on Sweden’s economic growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hedda Carlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic growth; migration crisis; migration; human capital; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to investigate the effects of the 2015 migration crisis on Sweden’s economic growth and GDP per capita levels, along with the general effects of migration on economic growth in Sweden and the world. Further the possible effects of an employment rate of the migrant labor force equal to that of the native labor force is investigated, and the effect this would have on economic growth. READ MORE