Search for dissertations about: "developing-countries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 371 swedish dissertations containing the word developing-countries.

  1. 1. (Investigating) MNCs' CSR-related behaviour and impacts in institutionally and culturally distant markets : African developing-countries in focus

    Author : Gideon Jojo Amos; Gabriel Baffour Awuah; Ulf Aagerup; Niklas Egels-Zandén; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multinational enterprises MNEs ; corporate social responsibility CSR ; corporate social responsibility reporting CSRR ; African developing-countries; legitimacy; stakeholders; institutional theories; organizational learning;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to explore why and how institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing-countries. In order to achieve the purpose stated above, the thesis seeks to answer the overarching research question: How do institutional distance and contextual differences influence MNCs’ CSR-related behavior in African developing countries? To answer the research question this thesis employed an interpretive methodological approach in order to increase my understanding of the CSR phenomenon in a specific contextual environment characterized by different institutional distance through different theoretical and empirical perspectives (Guba and Lincoln, 1994; Lincoln and Guba, 2000). READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Health in Developing Countries

    Author : Anna Welander Tärneberg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child Health; Developing Countries; Globalization; Democracy; Multilateral Debt Relief; Quality of Health Care; Health Worker Competence; Patient Satisfaction;

    Abstract : Health plays an essential role for human and economic development. This thesis consists of four independent empirical papers on health and health care in developing countries. The first paper investigates the relationship between globalization, democracy, and child health in low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving Food Products Distribution in Developing Countries : an analysis of environmental forces influencing food distribution and recommendation for policy reforms

    Author : Aihie Osarenkhoe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : food product distribution; environmental forces; developing countries;

    Abstract : Avhandlingens övergripande syfte kan sägas vara att finna vägar och medel att effektivisera distributionen av livsmedelsprodukter i ett marknadssystem. Avhandlingen utnyttjas empiriska observationer i form av minifall som återspeglar olika kritiska händelser avseende distributions och inköp av livsmedel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Appropriate Technologies for Soil Remediation in Low Prioritized Region : Developing Countries and Sparsely Populated Regions

    Author : Henrik Haller; Anders Jonsson; Morgan Fröling; Jaak Truu; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Soil pollution; Bioremediation; Ecotechnology; Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; Ecological Engineering; Industrial Ecology Developing Countries; Sparsely Populated Regions; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : Contaminated sites in low prioritized regions demand remediation technologies that are cost- and energy-effective and locally adapted. Parameters such as the time frame during which bioremediation degradation needs to occur may not be as restraining as in urban environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Exchange Rates, Exports and Growth in Developing Countries

    Author : Kristian Nilsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International commerce; developing countries; growth; exports; exchange rate misalignments; Exchange rate regimes; exchange rate volatility; Internationell ekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a collection of four essays, where the unifying theme is how different exchange rate regimes have affected developing countries’ economic performance in different respects. In particular, we analyse the consequences on developing countries’ exports, but also, to some extent, the effects on their economic growth. READ MORE