Essays about: "Labour productivity"

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  1. 16. Determinants of under-5 mortality in Uganda: an econometric analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johanna Stenström Johansson; [2016-08-25]
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    Abstract : Infant and child mortality rates are among the most important indicators of child health, nutrition, implementation of key survival interventions, and the overall social and economic development of a population.Economics include the study of child health and mortality for various more or less direct reasons: The health and productivity of adults is influenced by their health as children, and there may be an associated effect on the development of countries and economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 17. Queer Work : Productivity, reproduction and change

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Siân Bradley; [2016]
    Keywords : Queer; Work; Anti-work; Intersectionality; Social reproduction; Social change;

    Abstract : Work in general is under-theorised as a site of oppression in queer and intersectional studies, despite the power imbalances it manifests and its far-reaching effects on everyday lives. Anti-work theory is a useful conceptual tool for examining work critically. READ MORE

  3. 18. Does the financial sector occupy too much human capital?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonatan Hedberg; [2016]
    Keywords : Financial sector; Economic growth; Financial sector size; Human capital.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis studies if and when the size of the financial sectors starts to have a negative effect on economic growth. The size of the financial sector is modelled using employment in the sector. The study uses a panel data model with the EU15 countries covering the years from 1970 to 2007 (1985 to 2005 for some regressions). READ MORE

  4. 19. Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Economic Growth : A quantitative study about the moderating effects of institutional dimensions on the relationship of necessity- and opportunity motivated entrepreneurship and economic growth

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

    Author : Eva Bozoki; Markus Richter; [2016]
    Keywords : necessity entrepreneurship; opportunity entrepreneurship; institutional theory; trust; power distance index; individualism; economic growth;

    Abstract : In this thesis we statistically measure if normative and cultural-cognitive institutions moderate the relationship of entrepreneurship and economic growth when the entrepreneurial activity is rooted in different motivations. The types of entrepreneurship which we are measuring, in relation to economic growth, are opportunity- and necessity entrepreneurship. READ MORE

  5. 20. Targeting the Leaky Pipeline: Promotion and Productivity at the Departments of Economics in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Elin Boström; Anton Sundberg; [2016]
    Keywords : gender gap; promotion; academic labour market; productivity; discrimination;

    Abstract : In this paper, levels of productivity at Swedish academic departments of economics are measured in order to understand why there are so few women at the higher ranks. A probability model is constructed to study if there are any gender differences in promotion within the labour market of academic economists. READ MORE