Search for dissertations about: "poverty reduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words poverty reduction.

  1. 1. Studies on Poverty in Mongolia

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Bolor Naranhuu; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Mongolia; Transaction costs; Trade liberalization; Chronic poverty; Transient poverty; Inequality; Vulnerability; Poverty; Growth;

    Abstract : This thesis considers various aspects of the poverty in Mongolia, including estimations of the actual as well as future-looking poverty, its distributional and growth components, and selected policy impacts on poverty. Chapter two analyzes the inter-relationship between poverty, growth, and inequality in Mongolia, using Living Standard Measurement Survey (LSMS) for 1998 and 2002. READ MORE

  2. 2. PRO-POOR PLANNING: A Tool for Strategic Territorial Planning and a Conceptual Framework Drawn from Studies in Colombia and Costa Rica

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management, LTH, Lund University

    Author : Carlos de la Espriella; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Poverty Reduction; Statistical Information; Social Housing; Urban Governance; Urbanization; Poverty Impact Assessments; Poverty Mapping; Local Authorities; Poverty; Integrated Urban Planning; Inequality; Geographic Information Systems; Decentralization; Costa Rica; Census Microdata; Colombia; Urban Residential Segregation; Urban Planning;

    Abstract : Few planning practices in the South seem to be equipped with key concepts and technical, empirical and administrative capacities required to comprehend and visualize the phenomenon of poverty at inter- and intra-urban levels, which compromises their ability to inform decision-makers on the effects on poverty reduction of the land-based actions they design, implement and monitor. This challenge was addressed from conceptual, technical, empirical, and administrative angles, which correspond to the research objectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. International tourism development and poverty reduction in Lao PDR

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Saithong Phommavong; Dieter K. Müller; Aina Tollefsen; Erika Sörensson; Timothy S. Oakes; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pro-poor tourism; tourism development; poverty reduction; ethnic tourism; gender; Laos;

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  4. 4. About Child Poverty – A Bangladesh's Perspective

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Syeda Shahanara Begum; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Child poverty; Bangladesh; Education; Multidimensional deprvation; Intergenerational transmission of poverty; Public services; Corruption; Economic growth; Income inequality; Grounded theory approach;

    Abstract : Taking child poverty into account as an enormous concern on the pathway to human development, the present dissertation aims to examine child poverty’s extent and characteristics, poor children’s views on this issue and their policy recommendation to reduce it. The research questions are: 1) what are the extent and characteristics of child poverty in Bangladesh? 2) What is child poverty? Why and how do children experience it? 3 (a) To what extent and in what respect does child poverty differ between Bangladesh and China? 3 (b) What are the reasons for the differences in child poverty over time between the two countries? 4 ) What is needed to reduce child poverty in Bangladesh according to its principal victims? The present dissertation is based on research mainly with young children aged up to 14 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management (HDM), Lund University

    Author : Christine Wamsler; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Abstract : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. READ MORE