Search for dissertations about: "microcredit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word microcredit.

  1. 1. A Genealogy of Governing Economic Behaviour Small-scale credit in Malawi 1930–2010

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Värlander; Sofia Murhem; Göran Salmonsson; Torbjörn Engdahl; Maria Eriksson Baaz; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governmentality; small-scale credit; microcredit; Malawi; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : In this thesis the aim has been to analyse changes and continuity in the governing of economic behaviour in small-scale credit schemes in colonial Nyasaland and independent Malawi from 1930 until 2010. Furthermore, how the effects of history in terms of how colonial and post-colonial development discourses and practices have been rephrased and reused in the early 21st century are discussed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable policy for energy, land and natural resources

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : James MacGregor; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental economics; natural resources; energy; climate; microcredit; sustainability; cost-benefit analysis; poverty; agriculture;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers which are related to critical natural resource issues from a developing and emerging country perspective. All four papers demonstrate the importance of financial incentives in driving behaviour and investments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing the risk at the margin Smallholder farming and public policy in developing countries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Nationalekonomi, Umeå universitet

    Author : Camilla Andersson; Jesper Stage; Ing-Marie Gren; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Smallholder farming; Public policy; Informal risk strategies; Microcredit; Opium eradication; Development economics; Food policy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers.Paper [I] examines whether the implementation of a social safety net programme in Ethiopia has affected the value, risk and composition of farmers‟ crop portfolios. READ MORE

  4. 4. Millennium Development Goals in Nicaragua Analysing progress, social inequalities, and community actions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wilton Pérez; Carina Källestål; Ilona Koupil; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; child survival; poverty; inequality; interventions; spatial model; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The world has made important efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. However, it is still insufficient and inequalities prevail in the poorest settings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    University dissertation from History of Religions, Lund University

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE