Essays about: "economic efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 325 essays containing the words economic efficiency.

  1. 1. Corporate diversification and firm performance : The effect of the global financial crisis on diversification in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : van den Jasper Berg; [2016]
    Keywords : Diversification; India; emerging market; firm performance; internal capital markets; Crisis.;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the impact of diversification and the financial crisis on firm performance in India.The dataset of this paper is focused on Indian publicly listed firms between 2006 and 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disclosure of firms’ environmental performance : does the SV approach reduce efficiency losses from asymmetric information?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jannike Hising; [2016]
    Keywords : asymmetric information; efficiency losses; social cost of CO2; socially responsible investment; sustainability assessment; sustainable value;

    Abstract : Sustainability assessment of corporates has been recognized as an important and powerful tool to support a shift towards a sustainable development. In order to regulate activities with negative externalities and make socially responsible investment decisions, information and methods provided by third parties have become key instruments for investors and policy makers to mitigate market failures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Management strategies for profitability and growth : a case study of Swedish farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Gustav Andersson; Axel Wachtmeister; [2016]
    Keywords : Agriculture; case study; BSC; management;

    Abstract : The Swedish agricultural sector is facing challenges in order to achieve long-term profitability. The sector is also undergoing a structural change where the farm unit becomes larger. Larger farm units tend to need a higher level of strategic management. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effects of trace elements on the microbial communities of thermophilic biogas production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Microbiology

    Author : Robin Hagblom; [2016]
    Keywords : biogas; thermophilic; trace elements; ammonia; SAO; fhs;

    Abstract : The increasing need for alternatives to fossil fuels and traditional waste management systems can be simultaneously addressed by the production of biogas using organic waste as input material. The biogas produced can be used directly for energy production or upgraded to increase methane purity for use in the engines of motor vehicles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigation and evaluation of high-rise buildings in IDA ICE : A comparative study of energy efficient residential high-rise buildings in different climates

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Rasmus Hasselrot; [2015]
    Keywords : ee-highrise; ida ice; energy technology; passive house;

    Abstract : This thesis is part of the major EU project EE-Highrise. The main objective of the EU project is to investigate high-rise buildings in different climates considering energy use, sustainability and cultural and economic differences in different countries. A demo high-rise building has been built in the capital of Slovenia. READ MORE