Essays about: "Economies of scale"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 essays containing the words Economies of scale.

  1. 1. Baumol’s Cost Disease in the Second Machine Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unbalanced growth computerization digitization employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Baumol argued that technologically stagnant sectors with relatively low productivity growth over time will experience relatively higher prices and increased shares of total labor, and thereby slow aggregate growth. This theory, known as ‘the cost disease’, also claims that services, predominantly found in the public sector, generally are stagnant due to their perceived dependence on human labor as an input. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cross-border M&A as a Driver of Global Innovation - A Quantitative Study on Knowledge Transfer through International M&A

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ellen Börjesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; Cross-border M A; Globalisation; Emerging Markets; Total Factor Productivity;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to further elaborate on the topic of cross-border M&A as a driver of international exchange of knowledge by investigating the difference in innovation post M&A, compared to other transactions, for industry-related transactions, transactions between two innovative countries and transactions where the acquiring country is non-innovative while the target is innovative. Unlike previous research that mainly classifies countries as either emerging or advanced based on financial conditions, the classification of non-innovative and innovative countries is based on the Global Innovation Index, which has not before been used as an explanation factor in this research area. READ MORE

  3. 3. The 'Green' Land Grabs : How the rush for biofuels is impacting land rights in Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Selma Mesic; [2019]
    Keywords : biofuel; land grabs; land investments; Tanzania; CCT; Neo-patrimonial theory; land tenure security;

    Abstract : The last decade has witnessed an exponential interest in land investments across numerous industries in the developed countries. Africa has been particularly targeted for investments, increasingly for biofuel production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of an Autonomous Weeding Vehicle

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Simon Axbom; Lisa Ralsgård; [2019]
    Keywords : Mechanical Engineering; Product Development; Agricultural Robotics; Weeding; Lightweight Vehicle; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the development of an autonomous weeding vehicle for the agricultural industry. It has been done as a project at RMIT University in Melbourne and the aim was to develop a design for the vehicle which could later be used to develop a commercial product. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic sanctions effect on multinational corporations strategies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonathan Jarlén; [2018-09-06]
    Keywords : Internationalization; Emerging Markets; Economic Sanctions; Market Turbulence; Strategy Adjustments; Uncertainty; Risk Management;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE