Essays about: "low-income countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 essays containing the words low-income countries.

  1. 1. The effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Jacqueline Karlsson; Klara Paulsson; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Trade openness; C02 emissions; panel data; fixed effects; EKC; Pollution Haven; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : During the last decades, both trade and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have increased greatly. The plausible correlation between them is, therefore, an important question. The purpose of this thesis was to analyse the effect of trade openness on CO2 emissions. Using a panel data regression, 161 countries were compared over a ten year period. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Evaluating how intensive Information and Communication Technology courses can help bridge the Gender Digital Divide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Zoë Wyon; Sofia Sundbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Digital Divide; Information and Communication Technology; Evaluation; Evaluation Framework; Tanzania; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Inclusion in the digital society can lead to improved communication and access to information which increases informed decision making and productivity for individuals and businesses. In turn, this has a positive effect on the socio-economic development of a country. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of corruption on growth and investments: Exploring the direct and indirect effects of corruption on growth via three different investment channels in low income countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nora Aobadia Sandström; Rebecca Lägerud; [2019]
    Keywords : Corruption; Economics growth; Transmission channels; Investment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates both the direct effect and indirect effect of corruption on growth via three different investment transmission channels. According to growth theory, different types of investment are commonly considered as important contributors to economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Keepin’ it Clean(tech) - Assessing South Africa’s cleantech ecosystem to improve a framework for Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Developing Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Rheanna Johnston; [2019]
    Keywords : Cleantech; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation Ecosystems; Entrepreneurial Ecosystems; Developing Countries; South Africa; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis researched the Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (CIEE) of South Africa with the dual aim to improve and operationalise a conceptual framework as well as to identify areas for intervention in the specific case of South Africa. Supporting the growth of cleantech solutions in developing countries and emerging economies can be an important driver of inclusive and sustainable industrial development, resulting in economic, social and environmental benefits at the local level and supporting the achievement of global environmental and human development targets. READ MORE