Essays about: "inequality"

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  1. 1. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Poverty in a Rich Country - A Case Study on the Perception of Poverty in Japan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kotoe Mimura; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : poverty; Japan; self-responsibility; undeserving poor; perception of poverty; individualization of poverty; discourse; inequality;

    Abstract : Since the economic recession in Japan in the 1990s, there has been a rapid increase in inequality. Along with the recession which was accompanied by the increase of aging population, the introduction of a new employment policy backed by neoliberal economy has been contributing to the growth of inequality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Income Distribution and Happiness in Europe - Are Scandinavians more Sensitive to Inequality?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Amanda Josefsson; Simona Koria; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : inequality; happiness; well-being; Europe; Scandinavia; welfare; income distribution; inequality aversion;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the effect of income inequality on happiness in Europe. A comparison between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe is made using cross-sectional data from the European Social Survey for 2008-2016 to establish possible differences in inequality aversion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do international remittances contribute to achieving the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG1) in development economies? Empirical evidence from Pooled Mean Group (PMG) estimator.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Samuel Attafuah; Carl Ljungvall; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Remittance; Economic growth; Poverty; Sustainable Development; Autoregressive Distributed Lag ARDL model; Pooled Mean Group PMG estimator;

    Abstract : Eradicating extreme poverty is a fundamental objective and concern for every economy in today’s modernization epoch. Developed countries channel significant amount of financial support annually to poor economies with the core intention of improving their welfare and standard of living. READ MORE