that have cultural similarity and geographical proximity- Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan. • Fundamental Question - What is the relationship between conflict intensity and spending? Data: • The World Bank datasets (various indicators) • The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) -Conflict events, Conflict event types and fatality counts as a proxy for conflict intensity https://github.com/Nosferican/WorldBankDataDive2019ConflictSpendingAsia
Johnson email@example.com Jiawen Peng firstname.lastname@example.org Munkhjargal Tsogtsaikhan email@example.com Max Kao KAOHAOTUN@GMAIL.COM Fernando Aguilar Islas firstname.lastname@example.org Emefa Agodo e.Agodo@GMAIL.com
two factors that most significantly affected GDP. - Multiple-year panel data - % working population and internet usage in 2007 vs GDP in 2017 Significant positive relationship between GDP and life expectancy.
better understand and predict the existence and scale risks of their borrowers, during, and after they lend money? Is good governance related to lower risk of default? How do other factors affect the risk of default? Caveat: We looked proportions of loan being defaulted rather than actual risk because it took us a while to define ‘risk’.
GDP across countries? *As female secondary school enrollment , fertility rate *As female secondary school enrollment , MMR *GDP Per Capita (PPP) increases with increasing female secondary school enrollment
have fewer children have more time to invest in their education ➔ Takeaway from regression analysis: If Government spending on education increases by 1%, female secondary school enrollment increases by 1.1% *High fertility is associated with low GDP
education has remained stagnant over the years for majority of regions -Need to invest in the education sector -Investments in family planning → lower fertility → higher female school enrollment → higher GDP
an issue-attention cycle of political attention to policy issues and the manner in which these are played out. Several stages of the cycle are identified and related to the post September 11 aftermath. The cycle suggests that a five stage pattern of policy attention will be followed: pre-problem stage, alarmed discovery and euphoric enthusiasm, realisation of the cost of significant progress, gradual decline of intense public interest and the post-problem stage. The model suggests that current adoption of post September 11 security measures will likely cease to find political support once the perceived terrorist threat receives less attention in the media and, related to this, the voting public. - C. Michael Hall (2002) Travel Safety, Terrorism and the Media: The Significance of the Issue-Attention Cycle, Current Issues in Tourism, 5:5, 458-466, DOI: 10.1080/13683500208667935