Essays about: "informal economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words informal economy.

  1. 1. Public place, female space : a proposed structure plan for Kihinani, Zanzibar which includes women in the planning process

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Hanna Axelsson; Louise Nederman; [2019]
    Keywords : urban planning; women; informal settlements; developing country; public space; Zanzibar; MFS;

    Abstract : The urban population is rapidly expanding and Africa has the fastest growing population in the world. Zanzibar Town is the urban, densely populated area in Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island state in Tanzania. During the last fifty years, the population has increased by 630% in the city. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0 - Hold the Future for Africa´s Industrialisation? Case Study of Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dana Kresova; [2019]
    Keywords : Keywords: the fourth industrial revolution; industry 4.0; global value chain; Kenya; digital economy; Sub-Saharan Africa; industrialisation; digital platforms; green growth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract The world has seen three industrial revolutions and now it embraces the fourth. The fourth industrial revolution, (globalisation 4.0) or as this study uses industry 4.0, follows onto the third industrial revolution by connecting digital, material and living spheres. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivations and Experiences of an Airbnb Host: An Explorative Study in Umeå, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Sihan Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : sharing economy; Airbnb hosts; motivations and experiences; Sweden;

    Abstract : In recent years, a new wave power of sharing economy, or known as collaborative consumption has emerged in accommodation, and tourism marketplaces (Guttentag, 2015). Airbnb is one of the most talked-about among the sharing hospitality companies, which is an online marketplace and a platform connecting worldwide travelers with local hosts somewhere. READ MORE

  4. 4. Secondary Materials in Indian Manufacturing - Factors, barriers and the implications for secondary materials brokers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Benjamin Adam Donovan; [2019]
    Keywords : Secondary materials; circular supply chain management; manufacturing; barriers; factors; India; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Consumer manufacturing brands are touting circular business models as the solution to current linear economy production systems that are overburdening the Earth’s ecological carrying capacity. Using secondary materials in manufacturing can reduce the waste generation and embedded environmental impacts associated with consuming manufactured goods. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Do It Yourself to Do It Together : Sociological analysis of knowledge sharing in Stockholm Makerspace

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mayya Shmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sharing economy; knowledge sharing; commons-based peer production; DIY communities; ethnography;

    Abstract : The study examinesthe variety of interaction and motivation practices to participate in the sharing initiative as well as pinpointing key elements of member-driven organization functioning;in the case of Stockholm Makerspace– a community of non-professional makers.  The Current scholarship on sharing is mostly focused on the large-scale platform businesses in a North American context, thus evidence from grassroots small-scale initiatives is lacking. READ MORE