Essays about: "Labour productivity"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 60 essays containing the words Labour productivity.

  1. 21. 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

  2. 22. 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

  3. 23. 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

  4. 24. Access to finance: Small and Medium Enterprises effect on Economic Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ebba Lindgren; [2015]
    Keywords : Access to Finance; Economic Growth; EU-28; SMEs; GMM; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to examine the effect small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) access to finance has on economic growth. The relationship will be explored using data from the European Commission’s SMAF index covering the 28 EU member countries. READ MORE

  5. 25. A resource based view of productivity, firm growth and technical management tools : a case study of Swedish large-scale farms

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hans Alvemar; [2015]
    Keywords : farm size; productivity; precision agriculture; resource-based view; RBV; farm management;

    Abstract : The past and ongoing structural change in Swedish agriculture has led to an increasing number of large-scale farms. The biological factors associated with large-scale farming operations may cause increasing variability, risk and reduced yields due to sub-optimal timing and management of field operations. READ MORE