Essays about: "quality of institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 192 essays containing the words quality of institutions.

  1. 1. The environment of conflict. A quantitative analysis of the link between water scarcity, non-state conflict and the quality of government in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Monica Berenji; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Freshwater resources; water scarcity; non-state conflict; impartiality; corruption;

    Abstract : Environmental security has been diligently examined in previous research on both subnational and multinational levels and have not found consensus on the contributing factors for why and how environmental conflict occurs. This thesis aims to contribute to this strand of research, more specifically asking if water scarcities effect the number of non- state conflicts in Africa, depending on the quality of governments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improvement of Optical Character Recognition on Scanned Historical Documents Using Image Processing

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Datavetenskap

    Author : Lara Aula; [2021]
    Keywords : Image pre-processing; Tesseract; Optical Character Recognition; Historical documents; Precision and Recall;

    Abstract : As an effort to improve accessibility to historical documents, digitization of historical archives has been an ongoing process at many institutions since the origination of Optical Character Recognition. The old, scanned documents can contain deteriorations acquired over time or caused by old printing methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Analysis on Formative vs Summative Assessment in Remote Education Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

    Author : Vilma Jalava; [2021]
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    Abstract : Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, educational institutions around the globe had to switch to distance education. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there were any notable differences in grades received by first-year computer science students at KTH who had online education vs those from previous years who did the same courses on campus. READ MORE

  4. 4. ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN NIGERIA : DOES INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY STAND SENSIBLY?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Arinze Okeke; [2021]
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    Abstract : Based on theory and copious empirical evidence, environmental economists have recognized the dependence of environmental conditions on economic growth. This dependence is well enumerated in the EKC Hypothesis, which asserts that there exists an inverted U-shaped relationship between measured per capita income and measured level environmental quality such that, economic growth initially portends danger to the environment owing to initial economic pressures, which eventually improves beyond certain threshold of growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migrating Abroad : Factors and Experiences of Bangladeshi Students in Umeå, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Md Lutful Bin Faruq; [2021]
    Keywords : Higher Education; Bangladeshi Students; Sweden; Push and Pull factors;

    Abstract : The predominance of International Higher Education has switched from the USA, Canada, England and Australia, the pioneers of internationalization of higher education, to Europe and other countries. European countries have become the higher study destination for many students from all over the world. READ MORE