Essays about: "Capital Accumulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words Capital Accumulation.

  1. 1. The Role of Capital Taxation in Sweden: Inheritance and Wealth Accumulation over the Lifecycle

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Fanny Franov Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Inequality; Capital Tax; Overlapping Generations;

    Abstract : Against the backdrop of increasing levels of wealth inequality in the Swedish economy, this thesis will deploy a large scale overlapping generations model with heterogeneous ability groups to evaluate the behavioral responses of individuals across the lifecycle as well as distributional and efficiency impacts of tax policy. Specifically, the paper will examine effects resulting from a reintroduction of inheritance taxation and varying rates of increase in the capital income tax rate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Welcome to Nowhere

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Tara Fartash-Naini; [2020]
    Keywords : Architecture; Globalization; Urbanization; Consumerism; Dubai; Fragmented city; Homogenous Landscapes; Iconic Architecture; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : We live in a world built on consumerist values and a spatial rationale of capital accumulation. This modern society has led to architecture thriving through super consumption and super production ultimately leading to the generic. Cities and spaces that were usually rich in variation and texture have now become an architectural melting pot. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Scalable Approach for Detecting Dumpsites using Automatic Target Recognition with Feature Selection and SVM through Satellite Imagery

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion

    Author : Markus Skogsmo; [2020]
    Keywords : satellite imagery; earth observation; remote sensing; sentinel-2; Copernicus; ESA; global watch center; sentinelhub; support vector machine; big data analysis; big data visualization; detection; classification; automatic target recognition; machine learning; one-class classifier;

    Abstract : Throughout the world, there is a great demand to map out the increasing environmental changes and life habitats on Earth. The vast majority of Earth Observations today, are collected using satellites. READ MORE

  4. 4. How the story of control limits the reproduction of knowledge : a study of narratives in the Swedish Climate Policy Action Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jonas Linde; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Master narratives; Story of control; Discourse; Narratives; Storylines; Swedish climate policy; De-politicization; Apocalyptic imaginary; Frontrunner; Sweden; Green Keynesianism; Power; Knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responses to combating worsening climate change are legitimized through narratives employed in government policy which build on existing master narratives about climate change produced in the subpolitics of international mega-science mainly influenced by IPCC as an expert authority. In Sweden the climate law forces the government to produce a Climate Policy Action Plan (CPAP) every four years that seeks to show how the set net zero emission target by 2045 is to be reached. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can economic freedom promote growth via physical capital accumulation? : A study applying the augmented mean group (AMG) estimator for macro panel data analysis

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Julia Gedin; [2020]
    Keywords : AMG estimator; economic growth; physical capital accumulation; Solow growth; institutional theory; marginal efficiency of capital;

    Abstract : The efficiency of physical capital accumulation plays a critical role for economic growth. This paper aims at examine if economic freedom promotes economic growth via physical capital accumulation. This is done by estimating a production function by replacing the inputs with institutional indices. READ MORE