Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Denmark

Political Settlements and Revenue Bargains in Africa

Research project Over the last decade, a number of countries in Africa have become less dependent on traditional aid as other sources of income have grown. At the same time, the policy priorities of these countries’ governments may be changing. Whereas poverty reduct ... Midterm report: Halfway into the PSRB program, researchers have studied specific revenue bargains in Tanzania, Uganda, Togo and Senegal (the latter two by Aarhus PhD students). The studies are listed on the project website. They include for inst ...
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The Role of Social Enterprises in Promoting Community Development

Master thesis Abstract: The academic field of social entrepreneurship has been on the rise for the last 20 years. In the context of development economics, social enterprises are in vogue, and they are claimed to be potentially promising actors in the pursuit ...
Period: 2017-05-14 to 2017-06-19 Countries: Kenya Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Political Science, Denmark Grant recipient: Rasmus Baltser Project code: A31664 Total grant: 18,250 DKK
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My Friend Woman. A Qualitative Study of the United Nations Gender Balancing Strategy Examined Through the Perspectives of Local, Community Women

Master thesis Abstract: This thesis examines the assumed effects of the United Nations gender balancing strategy seen from a local perspective. More specifically, this is accomplished by placing local, community women at the forefront, letting their perspe ...
Period: 2017-05-2 to 2017-06-4 Countries: Liberia Lead institutions: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Denmark Aarhus University (AU), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Political Science, Denmark Grant recipient: Charlotte van Doorn Bernhard Project code: A31611 Total grant: 20,877 DKK
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