Essays about: "Government size"

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  1. 1. Political budget cycles under single party- and coalition governments How the composition of local governments affects opportunistic fiscal policy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : William Wedenberg Lisa Andersson; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Political budget cycles; ; veto player theory; local governments; power dispersion;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. A greener peace: Ensuring environmental sustainability in post-conflict Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Alejandro Valencia; [2019]
    Keywords : Deforestation; substitution of illicit crops; alternative development; environmental justice; glyphosate; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite its small size Colombia hosts 10% of the planet’s biodiversity, in the over 53% of its territory which is covered by different types of tropical and Andean forests. However, decades of war have had devastating effects on the country’s environment, which is threatened with deforestation for the clearing for agriculture areas, mostly for illegal crops; as well as on its population, which has seen forced displacement of an estimated 8. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conjunctive Operation of Hydro and Solar PV Power with Pumped Storage at Kafue Gorge Power Station (Zambia)

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Elvis Nyirenda; [2019]
    Keywords : Photovoltaic; Hydro; Power; Storage; Pumped Hydro Storage; Zambia;

    Abstract : This report covers the work carried out to redesign the two existing conventional hydro power stations in Zambia on the Kafue river into the pumped storage facility with solar photovoltaic power so that security of supply and water conservation is achieved to reduce the power deficits during the dry and drought periods. The two stations are Kafue gorge upper power station (KGUPS) and Kafue gorge lower power station (KGLPS) with an installed capacity of 990 MW and 750 MW respectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Industry 4.0 and Swedish SMEs: An assessment of current maturity level and challenges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Emin Karimov; John Felix Abrahamsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background In a world where the rate of technological change is constantly accelerating, it is getting more and more important for companies to adopt new technologies and processes to stay competitive. Most recently, the concept of Industry 4. READ MORE

  5. 5. Profit-driven vs. purpose-driven? A study of the prevalence and implications of foundation ownership

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jan Wocalewski; Jesper Björkman; [2019]
    Keywords : Foundation-owned Firms; Corporate Governance; Agency Theory; Intrinsic Motives;

    Abstract : Examining the Stockholm Stock Exchange between 1999-2017, we find that foundation-owned firms on average stand for about 50 percent of the total market capitalization and 15 percent of the total number of firms, illustrating the large prevalence and implications foundations have on the Swedish business society. We identify four different categories of foundations; Family, Non-Family, Employee, and Government foundations, where the first is the largest regarding both total firms and total market capitalization. READ MORE