Essays about: "Human Capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 493 essays containing the words Human Capital.

  1. 1. We Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens : Challenges for Women's Representation in the Zambian Parliament

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Deborah Solomon; [2019]
    Keywords : Women Peace and Security; Representation; Zambia; Human Security; kvinnor fred och säkerhet; Zambia; mänsklig säkerhet;

    Abstract : This essay explores the cultural and socio-economic barriers for women’s political representation in Zambian politics as well as the importance of women’s representation for their human security. Due to a Western focus on earlier research, a developing country was chosen in order to investigate any differing perspectives that would emerge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Baumol’s Cost Disease in the Second Machine Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unbalanced growth computerization digitization employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Baumol argued that technologically stagnant sectors with relatively low productivity growth over time will experience relatively higher prices and increased shares of total labor, and thereby slow aggregate growth. This theory, known as ‘the cost disease’, also claims that services, predominantly found in the public sector, generally are stagnant due to their perceived dependence on human labor as an input. READ MORE

  3. 3. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Fighting to Get Friends” - The Effect of Civil Society Activities on Social Integration of Refugees: Experiences of Refugees from a Danish Civil Society Organization

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Duygu Ozbay; [2018]
    Keywords : refugees; civil society; integration; social capital; human capital; networks; language;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how refugees experience their participation in civil society organizations and how such participation affects their social integration. Focusing on the experiences of refugees from a community center in Denmark, this qualitative study explores what resources refugees gain from civil society activities and whether these gains affect their social relationships within the host society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Strategy in the Asset Management Industry : Strategize your Digital Transformation; A Case Study

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Management

    Author : MARCUS HERTZ; [2018]
    Keywords : Strategy; Digital Strategy; Digital Transformation; Digital Transformation strategy; Asset Management; Digitalization.; Strategi; Digital Strategi; Digital Transformation; Digital Transformations strategi; Asset Management; Digitalisering.;

    Abstract : Digital transformation is an advancement in the wake of digitalization and have affected many industries and organizations during the recent decade. Due to both internal and external factors, this transformation is currently hitting the financial institutions and the asset management industry. READ MORE