Essays about: "Human Capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 528 essays containing the words Human Capital.

  1. 1. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Labour Market Integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Pavez Bravo; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Labour market; economic integration; social integration; self-sufficiency; human capital; social capital; refugees; migrants; Establishment Programme; labour market policymaking; national economy; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this study, the author explores the stories of twelve refugees and their experiences after having attended the Establishment Programme, a Swedish labour market integration policy. The personal narratives and the Establishment Programme were analysed through qualitative methods; semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Tertiary education and employment : Exploring the relationship between tertiary education, employment and overqualification across the EU

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för beteendevetenskap och lärande

    Author : Maria Papadopoulou; [2019]
    Keywords : human capital theory; Europe 2020 Strategy; tertiary education; graduates’ employment; graduates’ unemployment; overqualification;

    Abstract : The dominant human capital theory-based perspective that education is crucial for economic success and employment has affected national and regional policies in education and employment worldwide. The present thesis critically assesses the target for increased number of tertiary education graduates in the current EU agenda for growth and employment (Europe 2020 Strategy). READ MORE