Search for dissertations about: "Remittances"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word Remittances.

  1. 1. Essays on Remittances, Discrimination and Interpersonal Comparisons

    Author : Lisa Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Remittances; Migration; Ethiopia; Discrimination; Reference group; Income comparison;

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  2. 2. Remittances, Access & Adaptation: Options to Secure Rural Livelihoods in Morocco and Myanmar

    Author : Laura Kmoch; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Local Agroecological Knowledge; Myanmar; Remittances; Resource Frontiers; Disaster Risk Reduction; Swidden Farming; Climate Vulnerability; Land System Governance; Sustainable Rural Livelihoods; Income Poverty;

    Abstract : State leaders have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and pledged to leave no one behind. This thesis advances knowledge for attaining these goals, through systems thinking and place-based research in the context of climate and land-change processes in Morocco and Myanmar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Development and Experimental Economics: Migration, Discrimination and Positional Concerns

    Author : Lisa Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : class; discrimination; Ethiopia; ethnicity; experiment; fixed effects; field experiment; housing market; gender; income comparison; migration; panel data; private inter-household transfers; propensity score matching; reference groups; remittances; subjective well-being;

    Abstract : Paper 1: A Field Experiment of Discrimination in the Norwegian Housing Market: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity We test for gender, class, and ethnic discrimination in the Norwegian rental housing market using fake application letters. Females, individuals with high job status, and ethnic Norwegians are more likely to receive positive responses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economics of Migration

    Author : Peter Karpestam; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time; Simulations; Remittances; Panel Data; Multiplier Effects; Migration; The Labor Market; Education; Informal and Formal Sectors;

    Abstract : Abstract Population movements are more substantial today than at any other point in human history. If managed effectively, migration can be beneficial for all aspects of social and economic life. This thesis contains four papers, all of which are related to the economic consequences and determinants of migration, within and across countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bolivian transnational livelihoods : Impacts of labour migration on wellbeing and farming in Cochabamba

    Author : Johanna Carolina Jokinen; John Östh; Susanne Stenbacka; Aida Aragão-Lagergren; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Støen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational labour migration; livelihoods approach; remittances; agricultural land use change; Cochabamba; Bolivia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the diverse consequences of transnational labour migration on individual migrants and their household members within out-migration communities in the agricultural valleys of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Using a multiple methods approach and the livelihoods framework, the aim of this work is to shed light on different experiences of migration in terms of objective wellbeing, subjective wellbeing, and changed practices in agricultural production. READ MORE