Essays about: "migration"

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  1. 1. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic narratives and public diplomacy in the Russian news media portrayal of Sweden: case of Russia Today

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Anna Ryzhova; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : public diplomacy; mediated public diplomacy; international relations; Russia; Sweden; RT; strategic narrative; international system narrative; national narrative; international broadcasting;

    Abstract : With the changes in the means and the scope of global communication, images and stories, promoted by political elites are gaining real influence not only on hearts and minds but also on the policy-making in the international setting. In the twenty-first century, the concern of “whose story wins” has started to dominate the field of public diplomacy. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Can you help me top-up my mobile data?"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kadesiree Thossaphonpaisan; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : migrant domestic workers; virtual mobility; Facebook; gendered mobility; ICTs;

    Abstract : In the globalised world, it is evident that mobile phones have the potential to empower migrant workers by making them feel more connected and providing access to information and services. Additionally, connecting to the Internet means not only social connection but also collective actions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Two-Year Trap

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Regina Mattsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : marriage migration; gendered citizenship; intimate partner violence; structural violence;

    Abstract : Marriage migration contests the normative boundaries of marriage and is therefore becoming object to vast regulations. The Swedish Alien Act’s two-year rule is one such regulation, that is implemented to weed out “fraudulent marriages” among marriage migrants. READ MORE

  5. 5. The ultimate border between the East and the West

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Fábio Rúben Lopes Paulos; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : Borders; Borderscape; European Commission; European Union; Europeanisation; EU-Turkey statement; Human Rights; Migration; Turkey; Refugees; Refugrants; Refugration; Securitisation of Migration;

    Abstract : The worst humanitarian crisis that we are currently watching has prompted to a rise of refugrationflows in today’s globalised world. During the European refugrant crisis the EU external borderswere under pressure and the EU had to find partners to help to secure its borders, as solidarityinside the EU was not enough to carry good management of the refugration flows that werearriving at EU doors. READ MORE