Essays about: "America"

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  1. 1. The employment elasticity of economic growth - A global study of trends and determinants for the years 2000-2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Morén; Elias Wändal; [2019-09-05]
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    Abstract : In this paper, the employment elasticity of economic growth is calculated for 168 countries globally. The employment elasticity refers to the percentage change in employment associated with a 1% increase in GDP. Therefore, the higher the employment elasticity, the more labor-intensive growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can changes in social trust be explained by inequality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Bendz; Sanjin Alagic; [2019]
    Keywords : social trust; inequality; time series; Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate the development of social trust over time globally, as well as separately for continents and countries. This is done by using data from six different surveys and through an interpolation method making the survey measures comparable, resulting in a long and continuous data set. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digitalization of the environmental matrix

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar produktionsutveckling (ML); KTH/Hållbar produktionsutveckling (ML)

    Author : Daniel Ghazarian; Sofia Sjöberg; [2019]
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    Abstract : There are a lot of different discharge regulations that ships have to follow but there is no general way to collect this information for the cruise ship companies. One company, Holland American Group, have created a matrix where they have stored all information regarding dispatch regulations, which they collect manually. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structural Change and Income Inequality: evidence from Latin America’s Sectoral Composition (1950 – 2012)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Julia Ciarelli; [2019]
    Keywords : Structural Change; Income Inequality; Employment; Sectors; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Latin America is and has been one of the most unequal regions in the World. Since the end of the Second World War, income inequality has been influenced by the high dependency on exports of agricultural products and raw materials, an early deindustrialization and the rise of low productivity service sectors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE