Essays about: "regional disparities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words regional disparities.

  1. 1. A Tool to Turn the Trends? : A  study of popular Euroscepticism in relation to structural aid from the EU

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Julia Möttönen; [2020]
    Keywords : Euroscepticism; Structural Aid; Public Opinion; the European Union; Multilevel Analysis; East-West Divide;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the impact structural aid from the EU has on popular Euroscepticism – a set of critical public opinions that has been on the rise during the last decades. The study is done by operationalising both instrumental and political Euroscepticism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Selection into Internal Migration. Evidence from Brazil.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Fink; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; internal migration; Brazil; selection; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates internal migrant selection and migrant sorting among the Brazilian working age population between 2007 and 2014. The study tests the validity of the Borjas model, that predicts variation in migration probability across education levels. A twofold empirical analysis is performed. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sandra Postaroff; [2019]
    Keywords : Rail infrastructure; Regional development; Panel data; Multivariate approach; China; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The regional disparities in China are increasing, at the same time as the growth moderates. In order to keep successful development in the future, China is rapidly developing the rail infrastructure, as one of the main channels to obtain a balanced regional development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Top Income Shares and Regional Inequality - Long-term patterns, 1900-2010

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Fänge; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : After decades of convergence, income inequality has increased substantially in many European countries, as well as in the US. Additionally, a similar pattern has been observed for regional income disparities as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decomposing the decoupling of road-based traffic emissions and economic growth: Regional disparities between the national and city-level in Germany during 1999-2013

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Wobedo; [2019]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The process of decoupling is often considered to fulfil the prediction by the Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis that negative environmental externalities diminish with increasing income. Recent research has found many instances of delinking between economic growth and environmental harm on the national level across the globe. READ MORE