Essays about: "informal economy"

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  1. 1. Scaling Frugal Innovation Based Startups to Accelerate Sustainable Development : A Minor Field Study in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Sofia Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Frugal Innovation; Entrepreneurship; Emergent Markets; Sustainable Development Goals; Ecosystem; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : With the rise of a global economy and the growing importance of emerging markets, socioeconomic and environmental issues are becoming the main driving forces for many innovation practitioners. As a result of the recognition that traditional ways of managing innovation are not sustainable and that more inclusive and accessible efforts are needed, the exploration of frugal approaches to innovation has emerged. READ MORE

  2. 2. Staying committed in the face of clientelism : A case study on the Serbian educational sector

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Andrey Ilich; Gabrielle Voilley; [2020]
    Keywords : organizational commitment; clientelism; teachers organizational commitment; public educational sector; Serbia; emotional commitment; instrumental commitment; influence commitment;

    Abstract : Clientelism is a form of informal relations between political parties and other agents, based on the exchange of benefits and favors in return for political support and loyalty. It is a legacy from the socialist era that has been shaping Serbian economic and political life for decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gendered narratives of work, depletion and reversal : the case of home-based seamstresses in Hanoi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Natalia Montana Marino; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; depletion; social reproduction; Vietnam; home-based work; informal economy.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Designed as a case study, this thesis sheds light on women’s narratives about their experiences as home-based seamstresses working in the informal sector in Hanoi. It examines the ways in which social reproduction (SR) intersects with productive activities through the integration of paid work into the domestic space. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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