Essays about: "ICT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1494 essays containing the word ICT.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Foundation for Media Alternatives -A qualitative study of women empowerment through ICT -

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Victoria Englund; [2019]
    Keywords : ICT; Development; Women Empowerment; Foundation for Media Alternatives; the Philippines; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : In recent years ICT has gotten sustained interest in which it’s seen as a tool for development andsocial transformation. There have been a rise of ICT4D (ICT for development) initiatives in theinternational arena. READ MORE

  3. 3. Waste prevention of ICT products towards circular economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Hanna Wadsten; [2018]
    Keywords : ICT products; waste; waste prevention systems; circular economy; municipalities; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is something that drives our society forward, but how we are consuming these products is rather something that harm our environment rather than pushing our society forward. This thesis investigates our unstainable consumption of ICT products and takes a look at waste prevention solutions in order to reach circular economy with a focus on Swedish municipalities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using an ICT System to Increase Efficiency and Effectiveness in Patient-Practitioner Communication

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Magnus Gustafsson; Jonas Norlinder; Michael Rehn; [2018]
    Keywords : self; assessment; mental; health; ict; system; security; bankid; självskattning; skattning; mental; ohälsa; it; system; säkerhet; bankid;

    Abstract : The number of people dealing with mental health issues like depression is increasing in Sweden. One common tool used by healthcare practitioners when treating depression is the use of self-assessment questionnaires, which estimates how severe the depression is. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advancing the Circular Economy: Exploring landscape and developments for circular public procurement in Sweden and Scotland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Diego Cattolica; [2018]
    Keywords : circular economy; public procurement; circular procurement; opportunities and barriers; Sweden; Scotland; circular business models; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Public procurement and the purchasing of goods, services and works comprises about 14% of the European gross domestic product (GDP). Procurement initiatives, guidance and tools therefore can have significant influence to leverage demands for more sustainable and circular products and services. READ MORE