Essays about: "poverty"

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  1. 1. Rights, Religion and Atrocity Prevention - An explorative field study of the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elias Berg; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Atrocity Prevention; Involving Religious Leaders; Freedom of Religion; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study examines the nexus of human rights, atrocity prevention and the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda. States hold legal responsibility for preventing atrocity crimes, but influential nonstate actors also have a role in minimizing risks of mass atrocity crimes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Have Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers actually reduced poverty in poor countries?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Markus Bohlers; [2019-11-07]
    Keywords : Poverty; PRSPs; poor countries; IFIs; development paradigm; Washington Consensus;

    Abstract : Throughout the past 15-20 years, poor countries have been implementing so-called Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) under the guidance of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Despite their enormous importance for national development efforts around the globe, the aggregate performance of PRSPs remains understudied. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poverty in a Rich Country - A Case Study on the Perception of Poverty in Japan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kotoe Mimura; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : poverty; Japan; self-responsibility; undeserving poor; perception of poverty; individualization of poverty; discourse; inequality;

    Abstract : Since the economic recession in Japan in the 1990s, there has been a rapid increase in inequality. Along with the recession which was accompanied by the increase of aging population, the introduction of a new employment policy backed by neoliberal economy has been contributing to the growth of inequality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do international remittances contribute to achieving the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG1) in development economies? Empirical evidence from Pooled Mean Group (PMG) estimator.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Samuel Attafuah; Carl Ljungvall; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Remittance; Economic growth; Poverty; Sustainable Development; Autoregressive Distributed Lag ARDL model; Pooled Mean Group PMG estimator;

    Abstract : Eradicating extreme poverty is a fundamental objective and concern for every economy in today’s modernization epoch. Developed countries channel significant amount of financial support annually to poor economies with the core intention of improving their welfare and standard of living. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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