Essays about: "Labour productivity"

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  1. 6. Unemployment in the 21st Century: The Interaction between Macroeconomic Shocks and Institutions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Lippe; [2019]
    Keywords : Unemployment; Youth Unemployment; Adult Unemployment; OECD; Shocks; Institutions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the driving factors of youth- and adult unemployment in the OECD-countries during the 21st century. Focus is on both macroeconomic shock variables, such as the GDP-gap, the real interest rate and total factor productivity-growth, and institutional variables, such as union density, active labour market policies, the tax wedge, the replacement rate and the share of temporary employment contracts. READ MORE

  2. 7. Madonna or Whore? Representations of prostitution in contemporary British news media

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Harriet Campbell-Taylor; [2019]
    Keywords : prostitution; postcolonial feminism; intersectional feminism; framing theory; news values; news media;

    Abstract : This thesis explores representations of consensual adult sexual labour within British newspapersT​he Daily Mail​ and ​The Guardian.​ Through an analysis of framing methods informed by the theoretical perspectives of intersectional and postcolonial feminist theory and news media framing, the paper seeks to identify that which contributes towards the dominant representations of particular forms of sex work. READ MORE

  3. 8. Port Conflict Supply Chain Disruptions A case study in an attempt to investigate the Gothenburg port-labour conflict from a manufacturing perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mehmed Kayello; Johan Morsten; [2018-07-02]
    Keywords : Port-Labour Conflict; Supply Chain Disruption; Mitigation Strategies; Export; Forestry industry;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  4. 9. The Automatisation and Its Impact on the Swedish Labour Market : A Qualitative Study on how Automatisation within the Retail Market Contributes to the Job Polarisation in Sweden

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

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Sebastian Bhiladvala; Carl Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Automatisation;

    Abstract : The automatisation process that occurs within the Swedish retail market today is taking place at a higher rate than ever before. Previous research show how automatisation leads to both higher efficiency and productivity within the industry. READ MORE

  5. 10. To Work or not to Work : An empirical study that focuses on the effects of the largest employment programme of local unemployed workers in Växjö, Sweden.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Sander Eefting; [2018]
    Keywords : On-the-Job; Job Training Programmes; Employment Programmes; Unemployment; Sweden; Labour Market; Swedish Employment Service; Växjö;

    Abstract : Employment programmes, or on-the-job training programmes, are designed to increase the likelihood of unemployed workers receiving work opportunities by providing actual work experience. Whether the unemployed workers lack human resources, obtained a degree in a foreign country or simply need a boost towards obtaining a new job, these programmes give workers the opportunity to execute tasks at organised firms and therefore strengthen their connection to the labour market. READ MORE