Essays about: "india thesis"

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  1. 1. Young women’s perceptions on safety in public spaces of Mumbai: negotiating the risk of sexual harassment and challenging patriarchy by transcending victimhood

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anni-Elina Vänskä; [2019]
    Keywords : sexual violence; street harassment; Mumbai; public safety; patriarchy; gender roles; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on ten in-depth interviews in order to analyze young and educated, middle-class women’s perceptions on public safety in Mumbai, regarding the risk of sexual harassment. It focuses on the ways these women negotiate with risk and the patriarchal norms of women’s appropriate behavior in public spaces, further, examines how these women address their oppression and act in order to empower themselves and other women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extraordinary or Ordinary at Best? - An Empirical Study on the Application of Machine Learning Tools for Proxy Means Tests in Poverty Targeting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Nicolas Leicht; Colja Maser; [2019]
    Keywords : Poverty targeting; Proxy means tests; Machine learning; Household surveys;

    Abstract : Proxy means tests are a widely used approach in development programs where the beneficiaries need to be determined through targeting. These tests apply a standard econometric method, ordinary least squares, to predict consumption levels using household characteristics as input variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does the export sector generate positive externality for the non-tradable sector? The case of Bangladesh, India & Pakistan

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Muhammad Bilal; [2019]
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    Abstract : Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are part of the developing countries in the world. These countries are continuously working hard and discovering different alternates to overcome its problems. The main objective of these south Asian countries is to stand among those countries which are considered to be developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydro-securitization in the Indus River basin: An analysis of Indo-Pakistani security frames

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vidar Wirén Gimle; [2019]
    Keywords : Securitization theory; India-Pakistan; Hydropolitics; Security frames; Transboundary waters; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The animosities between India and Pakistan have been continuous since partition of British India over seven decades ago. Disputes over Kashmir and the rivers flowing through the region can be said to represent a nucleus of the tensions between the two countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE