Essays about: "Germany economics"

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  1. 1. The Effect of Changing Gender Roles on Fertility-An analysis of two European country groups

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Pauline Bode; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender equality; fertility; housework division; Gender revolution; gender egalitarian attitudes; demography; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to test the effect of changing gender roles on fertility. Previous literature has suggested that moving towards gender equality in the household sphere can increase fertility. I test whether a more equal division of housework or gender-egalitarian attitudes affect fertility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interest in Entrepreneurship - A study about how Covid-19 affected the Entrepreneurial environment in the European Union

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oskar Albertsson; Massimiliano Bontempi; [2022]
    Keywords : Entrepreneurship; Necessity Entrepreneurship; Pull Entrepreneurship; Covid-19; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic affected the entrepreneurial environment in the European Union, selecting a representative sample of eight countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and The Netherlands). Research published at the beginning of the pandemic projected losses in GDP and an increasing unemployment rate due to a socio-economic shock. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Unification of Germany and Regional Economic Convergence: Evidence from Real Wage Data, 1850-1889

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : David Vesterager Husfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : convergence; economic history; real wages; Germany; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the regional development of Germany in the 19th century, examining whether there was an increased tendency toward economic convergence between the German states following the country’s unification. Through a quantitative analysis using real wage data on various German cities and regions covering the period 1850-1889, the study looks for evidence of beta-convergence both before and after the unification of 1871, as well as evidence for sigma-convergence during the whole period. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Search Engine Usage - A Qualitative Study Exploring Why German Millennials Use the Green Search Engine Ecosia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lea Zehendner; Michelle Cron; [2021]
    Keywords : Green Search Engine Usage; Ecosia; Pro-Environmental Behaviour; Green Consumerism; Digital Green Consumerism; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to explore why German millennials use the green search engine Ecosia, as the organisation is experiencing considerable growth in Germany. Theoretical Perspectives: This thesis adopts well-established theories such as the Theory of Planned Behaviour, the Value-Belief-Norm Theory, and the Social Influence Theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysing the Consumption Motives of Plant-Based Food Alternatives: The underlying Benefit of Virtue Signalling

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anika Albrecht; Svenja Lena Mauch; [2021]
    Keywords : vegan consumption; consumer behaviour; consumption motives; theory of planned behaviour; virtue signalling; vegan food alternatives; purchase intention; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Thesis Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the underlying motivations of consumers’ intentions to purchase vegan food alternatives. In doing so, the thesis specifically focuses on studying virtue signalling as an additional benefit to environmental protection, animal welfare, and personal health that motivates consumers to choose plant-based food alternatives. READ MORE