Essays about: "sustainable development goals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 445 essays containing the words sustainable development goals.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Towards a Societal Transformation - a qualitative study of grassroots innovations within waste management in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Victoria Rice; Johan Knape; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Grassroots innovations; evolution and development of grassroots innovations; social innovation; challenges and constraints of grassroots innovations; sustainability; waste management; scaling;

    Abstract : The issue of waste is an increasing global problem, affecting people, animals and ecosystems. Zanzibar has experienced a dramatic increase of incoming tourists, with a growing waste problem as a result. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stockholm’s Engine of Change: Cyclists Remaking Themselves and Their City

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Peterlana; [2019]
    Keywords : collective action; cyclists; group identity; sustainable development; sustainable urban mobility; Stockholm;

    Abstract : Today we are experiencing an urbanization process at a speed never acknowledged before. With mobilityaccounting for a considered share of the environmental impact of these expanding urban ecosystems, the bicycleassumes an increasing fundamental role in the framework of sustainable development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE