Essays about: "OECD"

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  1. 1. Innovation in Low-Tech Industries - An Example of the Food Industry in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jingyi Lin; [2017]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The importance of investing in low-tech industries has been underestimated for a long time because of its low R&D input to output ratio. But in reality, so-called high-tech industries only account for 3 per cent of value added in the OECD, while low-tech industries, such as the food industry, indeed do not lack the opportunities of benefiting from innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. The consequences of perceived discrimination on internalizing mental health outcomes for immigrant adolescents in OECD countries : A systematic literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : IDIL BILGIN; [2017]
    Keywords : perceived discrimination; discrimination; immigrant adolescents; internalizing mental health; systematic literature review;

    Abstract : In the last few decades the focus of immigration flows has been predominantly toward member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Immigration is a process full of challenges, and perceiving as being discriminated by host country natives is one of the biggest difficulties for the immigrants. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Changing Nature of Employment: How Technological Progress and Robotics Shape the Future of Work

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lennart Hoedemakers; [2017]
    Keywords : Innovation; Robots; Technological Anxiety; Technological Unemployment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the impact of innovation on employment, using a selection of International Patent Classifications (IPC) as proxies for technological development. It uses a 15-country, 8-sector and 15-year dynamic panel dataset, specifying a system Generalized Methods of Moments (GMM) econometric model to test this relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is the Commission’s Arm’s Length Principle Compatible with the Principle of Legal Certainty?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Rachel Ashon; [2017]
    Keywords : Arm s Length Principle; European Union; Transfer Pricing; Advanced Pricing Arrangements; Tax Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Commission’s Decisions addressing tax rulings which came into the public domain in November 2014 as constituting State Aid (contrary to Article 107 TFUE) after Lux-Leaks have generated some discussion. Of paramount interest in this thesis is the Commission’s declaration in the Belgium Excess Profits, Fiat and Starbucks Decisions that the European Union has its own ALP (hereinafter called EC-ALP). READ MORE