Essays about: "middle-income countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words middle-income countries.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. A Comparison of Different Machine Learning Models for Cardiovascular Disease Detection

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Aleksander Mitic; Oskar Nehlin; [2019]
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    Abstract : Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide and the majority of the deaths occur in low to middle income countries. This makes the prevention of CVDs an accute problem to study and much research has been done already. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The effect of financial liberalization on economic growth: A panel data analysis of 38 countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Shufei Zhang; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial deepening theory; Financial liberalization; Economic growth; Panel data model; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper empirically surveys the actual links between financial liberalization and economic growth by drawing lessons from both developed and emerging economies over 26 years. The macroeconomic indicators for economic growth are GDP per capita growth, growth volatility, and real lending interest rate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluation of occupant kinematics in crash using the PIPER model : in frontal and oblique crash simulations

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Maria Daouacher; [2019]
    Keywords : PIPER; Human Body Model; Child occupants; Anthropometrics;

    Abstract :   A child dies in road traffic crashes every fourth minute. Totally were 186 300 children under the age of 18 killed in vehicle accidents in 2012, even more were severely injured [1]. READ MORE