Essays about: "Labour productivity"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 56 essays containing the words Labour productivity.

  1. 16. 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

  2. 17. 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

  3. 18. Automatic 3-axis component placementsystem with visual alignment formixed technology PCBs

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Vasileios Bimpikas; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : For the needs of the present master thesis, a Pick & Place machine for through-holecomponents with insight in three axes was studied and implemented. What motivatedthis endeavour was the trend to increasingly automated production lines in theelectronics manufacturing industry. READ MORE

  4. 19. What is driving energy intensity decline in Swedish manufacturing? A decomposition analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Clara Schultz; [2016]
    Keywords : Energy intensity; Log Mean Divisia Index LMDI decomposition; Structural change; Induced technological change; Swedish manufacturing;

    Abstract : This paper uses decomposition techniques to analyse factors influencing electricity intensity in Swedish manufacturing over the period 1993-2012. The results of the analysis show that both changes in the composition of the sector (the structure effect) and technological change within manufacturing industries (the technology effect) have contributed to an aggregate decline in electricity intensity. READ MORE

  5. 20. Behind the mask

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Augusto Bozzi; [2015]
    Keywords : Coping Strategies; Labour Migrants; Vulnerability; Tuberculosis; Food Security; Tajikistan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By using Tajikistan as a case, this study adopted a qualitative approach to understand the different dimensions which make households of migrants with tuberculosis vulnerable to food insecurity. A vulnerability framework was used to identify the risks that tuberculosis poses on households’ availability, accessibility and utilization of food. READ MORE