Essays about: "literature"

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  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Challenges of a Swedish SME in Entering the Chinese market - A case study on the market entry process of Cibes Lift Group AB to the Chinese market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Malthe Vesström; Syed Nabil Raiyan; [2019-03-19]
    Keywords : SME; internationalization; emerging market; China; barriers; internal; external; challenges;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Tobin´s q & Corporate Investment Opportunities in Sweden - A longitudinal study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nolander; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Tobin’s q; corporate investment; investment opportunity; longitudinal study; Sweden; growth in PPE;

    Abstract : This paper explores the impact of Tobin’s average 𝑞 as a proxy for corporate investment opportunitieson the Swedish market. The study takes a longitudinal approach studying 161 firms over the period2010–2017. Investments were calculated as growth in net property, plant and equipment. READ MORE

  4. 4. MOBILE MONEY AS A FINANCIAL INCLUSION TOOL FOR POVERTY REDUCTION A cross-country analysis of low- and middle-income countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Grimme Hallberg; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : mobile-money; financial inclusion; poverty; technology; cross-country analysis; low-income countries; middle-income countries;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine if mobile money can act as a financial inclusion tool to reduce poverty levels in low- and middle-income countries. In contrast to the majority of the literature within its research field, this thesis observes the relationship on an aggregate cross-country level instead of using data on an individual or household level, in order to fully examine the impacts on national poverty levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. “CRISIS AND CRISIS FOR WHOM?” - A critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and British editorials framed the refugee crisis during the autumn of 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Vikström; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : Refugee crisis; Crisis; Editorials; Sweden; The UK; Framing Theory and Securitization Theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aims to conduct a critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and Britisheditorials covered the so-called "refugee crisis" during the autumn of 2015, specifically from Aug 1to Dec 31 st. The overall aim is to investigate the discursive construction of the crisis, which entailsinvestigating how the editorials framed the “crisis” and in what way it is a crisis: how the term wasconceptualised. READ MORE