Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words GENDER INVOLVEMENT IN BUSINESS.

  1. 1. The Impact of a Supply Side Educational Program on Women’s Empowerment: Evidence from Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Östling Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : education; women’s empowerment; Indonesia; INPRES; intra-household decision making; difference-in-differences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Education is considered a key component in the empowerment of women, and policy interventions such as investments in education can be effective in reducing gender- based inequality. To investigate the relationship between such a policy intervention and empowerment, this study investigates the impact of a large school construction program in Indonesia, where over 61,000 primary schools were constructed between 1973 and 1979. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rent More, Buy Less: A Quantitative Study on Men's View on Renting Clothes Online

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

    Author : Nellie Brandin; Elisa Dittes; [2020]
    Keywords : Collaborative consumption; Online clothing rental; Gender differences; Barriers to adoption; Perceptions;

    Abstract : The present overconsumption of fashion leaves a massive ecological footprint on the planet. An emerging business model in collaborative consumption addressing this problem is online clothing rentals, which allow consumers to rent everyday clothes instead of buying them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Willing to shop like a (wo)man? : A consumer perspective on the perception of Pink Tax

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Elina Magnusson; Maja Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Pink Tax; price discrimination; gender based pricing; gendered products; perception; pricing; purchases; gender; men; women; Sweden.;

    Abstract : Title: Willing to shop like a (wo)man? - A consumer perspective on the perception of Pink Tax Subject: Bachelor thesis in business administration, 15 hp Authors: Maja Eriksson & Elina Magnusson Purpose: The purpose of this study is, therefore, to compare the perceptions about the Pink Tax between men and women in Sweden, including how the price influences the willingness to buy as well as perceived price fairness and perception of gendered products. Methodology: The study was conducted by qualitative interviews with a semi structured interview. READ MORE

  4. 4. Profit-making businesswomen or (too) proud women and prostitutes? : change and continuity in the social practice of gender at Kiwira market, Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Nora Wahlström; [2019]
    Keywords : market women; rural development; gender; gender practices;

    Abstract : African women’s involvement in the informal economy as market sellers is a topic which has received substantial attention, often with an interest in the possibilty of empowerment which comes from earning money and conducting business outside of the household. However, this topic suffers from an urban bias as well as a focus mainly on West Africa. READ MORE

  5. 5. One More Cup of Coffee – Mundane Consumption of Everyday Consumer Goods

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Lindblad; Elin Svensson; [2017]
    Keywords : Consumer Culture Theory; Coffee; Mundane Consumption; Social Identity; Social Distinction; Ritual; Rhythm; Low High Involvement; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate how consumers relate to coffee, and what the consumption means to them. Existing research is demonstrating two contradictory perspectives of coffee as a mundane product. READ MORE