Essays about: "economic efficiency"

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  1. 1. Adoption of management innovations: motivation, timing and extent of implementation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Philip Engsfelt; Erik Nordgren; [2014-10-21]
    Keywords : Adoption motivation; adoption timing; implementation; ISO 9001; ISO 14001; economic gains; economic losses; social gains; social losses; forced selection; characteristics of innovations;

    Abstract : PurposeThefirstpurposeofthisstudyistofurtherempiricallytestthevalidityofKennedyandFiss’(2009)frameworkabouttheconnectionsbetweenadoptionmotivationandtimingaswellasbetweenadoptionmotivationandtheextentofpracticeimplementationwhenadoptingamanagementinnovation.Inaddition,thestudyalsoaimsatdevelopingtheframeworkbyextendingitssetofmotivationsbyaddingforcedselection. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Retake on Productivity Growht, Technical Progress and Efficiency Change using Malmquist Productivity Indexes.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Frank Eriksson Barman; [2014-09-05]
    Keywords : Productivity; Data Envelopment Analysis; Efficient Frontiers; Malmquist index; Technical Efficiency; Technological Change; Penn World Table; OECD countries;

    Abstract : This thesis follows methods employed by Färe et al. (1994) in their influential article ‘Productivity Growth, Technical Progress, and Efficiency Change in Industrialized Countries’, published in the American Economic Review. READ MORE

  3. 3. Process Simulations of Small Scale Biomass Power Plant

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Ingenjörshögskolan (IH)

    Author : Uchechukwu Megwai Godswill; [2014-08-11]
    Keywords : Biomass power technology; gasification; internal combustion engine ICE ; micro gas turbine MGT ; gas turbine; stirling engine; steam turbine;

    Abstract : Power generation from biomass based renewable energy technologies is a promising option in retrofitting our dependence in conventional power generation processes. The development of any society is not possible without sustainable energy and access to energy creates that environment that allows the world to thrive. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Cotton Dilemma A case study on what proceedings less powerful Members use in order to carry out challenges and discuss their economic interests within the configuration of WTO

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Wertsén; [2014-07-01]
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    Abstract : Cotton has great importance to the global trade market, and could be a solution ofeconomic improvement in developing countries. Although, African cotton is generallycheaper to produce, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Mali have experienced difficulties tomaintain competitiveness on the market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income-related inequalities in self-raported health across 29 European countries : Findings from the European Social Survey

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Centrum för forskning om ojämlikhet i hälsa (CHESS)

    Author : Olena Tigova; [2014]
    Keywords : self-reported health; inequalities; income; health inequities; Europe;

    Abstract : Background: The degree of health variation among social groups is an important indicator of population health and the efficiency of economic and social systems. Previous studies revealed existence of health inequalities across Europe, however recent studies on the contribution of income to such inequalities are scarce. READ MORE