Search for dissertations about: "growth africa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words growth africa.

  1. 1. Essays on African Growth, Productivity, and Trade

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Ludvig Söderling; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; Africa; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; trade; gravity model; general equilibrium model; oil; diversification; Dutch disease; productivity; ekonomisk politik; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi; growth;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen behandlar olika aspekter av produktivitet och ekonomisk tillväxt i Afrika och består av fyra kapitel. I det första kapitlet utförs en analys av de faktorer som påverkar Afrikas tillväxt på lång sikt. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm turnover; productivity; firm growth; investment; adjustment cost; irreversibility; manufacturing; Africa; Ethiopia.;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics and investment behavior of Ethiopian manufacturing firms in post-reform period using establishment level industrial census panel data from 1996 to 2003. Three related topics such as firm turnover and productivity differentials, determinants of firm growth, and the effect of adjustment cost and irreversibility on firm investment decisions are investigated empirically. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biology, ecology and anthropogenic threats of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in east Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Omar A. Amir; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Growth; reproduction; feeding ecology; bycatch; organohalogen compounds; dolphins; Tursiops aduncus; Zanzibar; East Africa; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestrisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; Animal Ecology; zoologisk ekologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the biology, ecology and anthropogenic threats of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) off Zanzibar, Tanzania, based on research conducted and samples collected between 2000 and 2008. Distribution and occurrence are described based on incidental catches (bycatch) in gillnet fisheries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mining Booms in Africa and Local Welfare Effects: Labor Markets, Women’s Empowerment and Criminality

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anja Tolonen; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development; Extractive Industries; Mining; Economic Growth; Women s Empowerment; Labor Markets; Africa; Criminality; Gender;

    Abstract : The role that extractive industries can play in processes of economic development is frequently described as, at best non-existent, or at worst, persistently negative. Extractive industries, while focusing on unearthing large sub-soil wealth, are sometimes linked to adverse political and macroeconomic outcomes in developing countries. READ MORE