Essays about: "Cultural Capita"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Cultural Capita.

  1. 1. The Effect of Culture on the Age at First Birth

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Agnes Erlandsson; Ida Nordenadler; [2022]
    Keywords : culture; age at first birth; transmission of attitudes; tempo of fertility;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we investigate the potential effect of culture on the age at first birth. During the past decade, the age at first birth in Europe has steadily increased to an unprecedented level. Being one of the main factors behind decreasing fertility rates, this is of interest for the dangers following an aging population. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Are Unicorns Being Led? A Qualitative Exploration On The Contemporary Multi-Level Leadership In Swedish Unicorns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Axel Looström; Henrik Schröder; [2022]
    Keywords : Leadership; Unicorn; Multi-level; Skills; Culture;

    Abstract : Innovation is imperative for companies to stay ahead of competition and achieve sustained economic growth. While leadership is seen as a great predictor of innovation, limited research has investigated the phenomenon within our contemporary business environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is rising inequality related to deteriorating trust?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olof Bendz; Sanjin Alagic; [2020]
    Keywords : trust; inequality; panel data; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : It is generally agreed upon that social trust is strongly associated with income inequality. However, this conclusion is mainly drawn from cross-country studies, which most likely suffer from endogeneity issues due to unobserved cultural, social and political variables affecting both trust and inequality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lived Experiences of a High-Status Language in a Low-Status Medium : Swedish Bilingual Students’ Investment in English Mother Tongue Instruction

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för språkdidaktik

    Author : Scarlett Mannish; [2019]
    Keywords : Cultural Capita; Language Hegemony; Investment; Lived Experiences; Monoglossic Practices; Mother Tongue Instruction; Third Space;

    Abstract : Sweden is one of few countries offering mother tongue instruction (MTI) to students in compulsory education with a native language other than Swedish. Traditionally research has focussed on the benefits of MTI as a space for the development of minority languages despite the logistical and ideological hindrances in execution that have resulted in the subject’s low status. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s representation in Brazilian local politics : Why do some regions elect more women than others?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Erland Kjellén; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s political representation; Brazil; Development; Local elections; Gender;

    Abstract : Women’s political representation is often investigated through cross-national comparisons. Such studies generally focus on women’s political representation at the national level, assuming that countries are homogenous units. However, structural and cultural differences are many times just as large within countries as they are between them. READ MORE