Essays about: "Germany"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 914 essays containing the word Germany.

  1. 1. RUSSIA VERSUS “HITLER-GERMANY” AND “GAY-WEST”. Cultural History and Political Technology in Defence of a Besieged Fortress

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tuomas Taavila; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : ryska; SIK; Russia; national idea; Critical Discourse Analysis; cultural history; state-propaganda; besieged fortress; West; Great Patriotic War; othering;

    Abstract : Against the background of deteriorated relations between Russia and the West,this study conducts a Critical Discourse Analysis on the Russian nation-buildingproject, facilitated by official rhetoric and state-controlled television. The essaystarts with an examination of the cultural roots of a Russian ‘national idea’ andshows how these are present in today’s context. READ MORE

  2. 2. PSS Design in Practice - How a Choice Experiment Can Help Configuring a New Subscription Offer. The Case of Care by Volvo’s Used Car Subscription Offer

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fabian Perktold; Moritz von Raczeck; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : PSS Design; PSS Configuration; Servitization; Car Subscription; DCA; Discrete Choice Experiment; Choice-Based Conjoint; Customer Preferences; WTP;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose The automotive industry is facing huge challenges as the perception and utilization of cars is changing. As a result, many automotive companies are increasingly moving away from solely selling cars and starting to offer bundles of products and services (PSS) instead. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Language Proficiency on Immigrants' Labour Earnings

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Andreas Andersson; Henrik Hällerfors; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings; Immigration; Refugee; Language; Human Capital;

    Abstract : This study examines the returns to language proficiency for immigrants in Germany. It uses self-reported language proficiency as a proxy for the objective skill level. Estimating the effect is complex and it is likely to be biased due to several factors, such as unobserved heterogeneity, measurement errors, and reverse causality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. The spill-over effects of Germany’s first federal minimum wage

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Nordqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : minimum wage; spill-over effects; hourly wage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether individuals who earn marginally above a minimum wage are experiencing spill-over effects as a result of its implementation, adjustment and existence. It focuses on Germany’s federal statutory minimum wage regime that was introduces in 2015 and later adjusted in 2017, through the experiences of individuals who earned 100% to 110% of the new wage floor in 2014. READ MORE