Essays about: "Human capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 673 essays containing the words Human capital.

  1. 1. The dual aspects of supplier contribution in sustainable innovation: Yes or No?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Mehran Aslaniyan; Golzar Daneshzad; [2022]
    Keywords : Human capital specific investments; Supplier sustainable innovation contribution; Learning capacity; Market orientation; Absorptive capacity; TCE; RET;

    Abstract : Companies are increasingly motivated to deal with the issue of sustainability not just from a moral standpoint, but also because these issues may be a major root of innovation. To achieve these sustainable innovations, the number of manufacturers who invest in specific resources has been increasing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Culture on the Age at First Birth

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Agnes Erlandsson; Ida Nordenadler; [2022]
    Keywords : culture; age at first birth; transmission of attitudes; tempo of fertility;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we investigate the potential effect of culture on the age at first birth. During the past decade, the age at first birth in Europe has steadily increased to an unprecedented level. Being one of the main factors behind decreasing fertility rates, this is of interest for the dangers following an aging population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Imbalance and Educational Investments in China

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jessica Johansson; Anna Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex Ratio; Education; One Child Policy; Marriage; Signaling;

    Abstract : An unintended consequence of the One Child Policy, introduced in 1979, has been the increasing sex ratio imbalance in China. This has resulted in millions of excess males, facing difficulties in finding a spouse. READ MORE