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Volume 74, 2020The 19th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2019 – Sustainability in the Global-Knowledge Economy
|Number of page(s)
|Economic Sustainability in Emerging Markets
|10 January 2020
Globalization - its influences & impacts on specific regions of Africa
Charles University, Institute of Legal History, nám. Curieových 901/7, 116 40 Prague, Czech Republic
2 Charles University, Department of Psychosocial Sciences and Ethics, Pacovská 4, 140 21 Prague, Czech Republic
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Relying on her own practical experience, the author presents the possible ways of opening up job opportunities in some selected regions of developing countries in Africa. The paper will thus cover both merits and demerits of globalization encountered in the countries´ economies and in their social & cultural spheres. Applying previous experience, the text aims to provide theoretical summary of the globalization process and its consequences for the continent. In addition, it highlights the causal relation between unemployment and migration, and shows the disruptive influence that globalization has on the local markets and social & cultural life. In the empirical section of the paper the author submits results of her own combined research that employed both quantitative and qualitative methods. The research, conducted in Uganda.
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