Essays about: "Factors"

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  1. 1. INNOVATION IN EUROPE A Comparative Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bartlomiej Piotr Kolodziejczyk; [2020-09-16]
    Keywords : innovation; comparison; Europe;

    Abstract : Innovation is one of the major factors of the country’s development and wealth. It is generally accepted that economically strong countries can afford to dedicate more funds to research and development, and as such, the economy and innovation are highly interconnected. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of environmental policies on CO2 emissions - using the environmental policy stringency index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Alexandersson; [2020-09-15]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency index; CO₂ emissions; panel data; fixed effects;

    Abstract : The carbon concentration in the air has increased by 50 percent since pre-industrial times and continues to increase every year. Climate change is, therefore, a significant challenge today. READ MORE

  3. 3. SOCIO-ECONOMIC BACKGROUND, ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND CAREER CHOICES OF GREEK YOUNG ADULTS. A MIXED METHODS STUDY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Panagiotis Patsis; [2020-09-11]
    Keywords : Socio-economic background SEB ; academic performance; career choices; young adults; economic crisis;

    Abstract : Aim:The main purpose of this study is to determine the role of socio-economic background (SEB) of young adults, who live in a medium size city of Greece (Ioannina), in shaping their academic performance at school and their career choices afterwards.Theory:The project is based on the cultural theory or theory of reproduction from the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Even if they live a destructive life, at least they won´t die” A qualitative study of how social workers at housing facilities for individuals in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Vilhelmina Tuxen-Meyer; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : Homelessness; Substance abuse; Housing facility; Shelter; Housing; Women; Violence against women; Intimate partner violence; Sweden.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is, from a Swedish point of view, to investigate and analyse how social workers at housing facilities for people in homelessness and substance abuse perceive and act upon violence against women. Previous research demonstrates that women in substance abuse are more commonly subjected to violence than women without substance abuse. READ MORE

  5. 5. To certify or not to certify: A qualitative investigation into producer sentiments surrounding sustainability certifications in the Spanish wine industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Angelika Nyblom; [2020-09-04]
    Keywords : wine industry; ; Spain; sustainability; certification; neoliberalism; Critical Sustainability Studies;

    Abstract : As the popularity of sustainably-produced wines continues to grow, wine producersare seeking to market sustainable practices through certification schemes, in order to gainadvantage in the competitive global wine industry. Though Spain contains the largest amountof land dedicated to vine growing globally and is home to over 4,300 wineries, the Spanishwine industry only has one industry-specific sustainability certification scheme, Wineries forClimate Protection, of which a mere 23 wineries are certified. READ MORE