Essays about: "Productivity Convergence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Productivity Convergence.

  1. 1. Convergence Citizen: Innovative Designs of Mediated Citizenship : A Case Study of the Swedish Convergence Festival Gather

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Maria Rogg; [2017]
    Keywords : Convergence Festivals; Civic Cultures; Citizen Identity; Citizenship; Mediated Citizenship Social Semiotics; Multimodal Discourse Analysis; Innovation; Civic Participation; Transformational Festivals;

    Abstract : This thesis studies citizen identity in the context of convergence festivals. These are large-scale events, curated as interdisciplinary meetings that materialize the knowledge economy and a participatory discourse. As media text constitute subjective reality, citizenship is negotiated in and through them. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Decomposition of Ireland's Manufacturing Industry: Technological Change, Productivity Improvement and associated Regional Patterns (1991 - 2007)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jean Ryan; [2012]
    Keywords : Technology Shift; Productivity; Industrial Development; Foreign Direct Investment; Technology Transfer; Ireland; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a decomposition of Ireland’s manufacturing industry with respect to technological change, addressing productivity improvement and how these changes affect the regional system during transformation. This work is primarily based on the technology shift thesis, encompassing improvements in productivity arising from technological advancement and their associated divergence/convergence traits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labor Productivity Convergence Dynamics within the Euro Zone: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Veli Yumuk; [2011]
    Keywords : Productivity Convergence; Neo-Classical Growth Theory; Economic Integration; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Twelve years ago, eleven European countries voluntarily abandoned their home currencies and joined the Euro. The founding fathers of the Euro believed that creation of the common currency would strengthen integration among the members and catalyze economic convergence progress within the common currency area. READ MORE

  4. 4. Productivity Growth Rates in Europe and the USA: A Tale of Convergence in the 21st Century

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Veli Yumuk; [2010]
    Keywords : Convergence; Total Factor Productivity; Institutions; neo-Schumpeterian Growth Model; Engle-Granger Co-integration; unit root; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In mid 90’s, productivity growth rate started to accelerate in the USA. The sources of this resurgence were the IT-producing industry and the IT-using market services. Meanwhile, Europe was still suffering from the low level of productivity growth rates. This fact leads to pessimistic assessments about the economic future of Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Convergence of GDP per capita in EU25 : Does it happen and how can it be explained?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martin Nybom; [2007]
    Keywords : Convergence; catch-up; EU25; the European Union; Economic integration;

    Abstract : The EU25 Member States’ GDP per capita levels converged in 1994-2005. Convergence occurred at an average speed of approximately 1.5 percent per year. READ MORE