Essays about: "Human Capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 488 essays containing the words Human Capital.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. “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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Gender Differences in Commuting over Municipality Borders : A study of regional Human Capital’s effect on commuting in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Johanna Carlson; Hanna Malmfors; [2018]
    Keywords : Commuting; Gender Equality; Human Capital; Geographical differences; Labor market;

    Abstract : Gender equality has increased over time, and the question of how it progresses is highly important. Commuting behavior is an essential theme in Economic research since it, for example, affects the market structure, the distribution of labor, and economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. The double disadvantage effect for immigrant women : Is there an earnings differential between native women and immigrant women with similar education and human capital in the Swedish labour market?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Ellen Fridsén; Victoria Sjölander; [2018]
    Keywords : Immigrants; Earnings differentials; Education; Women; Double disadvantage;

    Abstract : The migration has increased substantially during the last years and most countries struggle to integrate immigrants into the labour market. Since we also know from previous research that women are discriminated against due to their gender we want to investigate if immigrant women are facing an additional earnings differential because of their ethnicity. READ MORE