Essays about: "Knowledge Spillovers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words Knowledge Spillovers.

  1. 1. The Effects of Non-Compete Agreements Enforceability on Entrepreneurship in the United States, 1995-2011

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Yotam Sofer; [2020]
    Keywords : Non-compete agreements; NCA; current population survey; CPS; business dynamics statistics; DBS; Firms starts; start-ups; Silicon-Valley; Route 128; knowledge spillovers; state-year variation; Difference-in-difference; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Restrictions of future employment in the form of non-compete agreements (agreements that restrict an employee from joining, forming, associating, or starting a competing firm) are commonly used in the American labor market. Yet their effects on entrepreneurship is not fully understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Employee mobility intentions within a regional industry : A study on high-tech employees' perceived opportunities and preferences for mobility within a regional industry

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Anna Wendel; [2020]
    Keywords : Turnover intention; Mobility; High-tech employees;

    Abstract : Background As digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) evolves in a rapid pace, the need for engineers, IT specialists and software developers introduce an increasing shortage of skilled workers. Managing the existing workforce is a challenge, increasing the interest in the antecedents and implications of their mobility activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Who will survive in Stockholm Archipelago? : A longitudinal analysis of firm-survival in a peripheral region

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Youssouf Merouani; [2020]
    Keywords : firm-survival; Stockholm Archipelago; peripherality; multilevel modeling; three-level lo-gistic regression.;

    Abstract : This longitudinal study investigates firm-survival in a peripheral region. The analysis relies on a unique longitudinal dataset, encompassing all firms in 17 Stockholm Archipelago islands during 2000-2019, collected through data triangulation methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing the future of Cambodia: A Study on the Impact of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Construction Sector in Phnom Penh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Kulkaew Kowattanawaranon; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Cambodia; FDI; labor; construction sector; workforce; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This qualitative research aims to address the impacts of China’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Cambodian labor in the construction sector by choosing the Diamond Island, a hub of China’s real-estate investment in Phnom Penh, as a case study. Based on the interviews with 35 Cambodian construction workers and nine key informants from the government, private sector, international organizations, international non-governmental organization, and research institute, the study assesses both positive and negative impacts from Chinese FDI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Leveraging a third-party association in Silicon Valley : Conceptualising Born Global Firm processes for Innovation & Internationalisation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joakim Eklund; Fred Isaksson; [2018]
    Keywords : Born Global Firm; Innovation; Knowledge; Networks; Local Spillovers; Internationalisation; Nordic Innovation House; Silicon Valley; Local third-party;

    Abstract : The academic society have in the recent past addressed the current ecosystem for new and existing business as a knowledge society. An era of globalisation and advanced technologies, where tacit knowledge has become an essential commodity for all firms in all industries looking to maintain a competitive level of productivity. READ MORE