Essays about: "Time"

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  1. 1. ‘The future of innovative partnerships’ - How can large global corporations and startups form successful collaborations?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Daniel Gustafsson; Johanna Herstedt; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : Preferred customer theory; Startup- and large corporation-collaborations; Innovative suppliers; Asymmetric relationships; partnerships; Startup;

    Abstract : Startups have emerged as an important source of innovation, since the move from closed toopen innovation, disruptive innovations have received more attention, and more actors arestarting to engage with startup activities. Previous examples can be seen of large corporationsmoving from being leaders in their industries to not even being here today that havecontributed to many large corporations feeling a sense of urgency to work more withinnovation and external actors, such as startups. READ MORE

  2. 2. Poverty in a Rich Country - A Case Study on the Perception of Poverty in Japan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Kotoe Mimura; [2019-09-20]
    Keywords : poverty; Japan; self-responsibility; undeserving poor; perception of poverty; individualization of poverty; discourse; inequality;

    Abstract : Since the economic recession in Japan in the 1990s, there has been a rapid increase in inequality. Along with the recession which was accompanied by the increase of aging population, the introduction of a new employment policy backed by neoliberal economy has been contributing to the growth of inequality. READ MORE

  3. 3. #AIRBNBWHILEBLACK - A case study on the narrative character of hashtag activism on Twitter in 2016

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Nora Lundberg; [2019-09-19]
    Keywords : Narrative paradigm; hashtag activism; Airbnb; #AirbnbWhileBlack; critical consciousness;

    Abstract : Purpose: The aim of this study is to provide an understanding of the character of the communication conducted through the use of the hashtag #AirbnbWhileBlack on Twitter.Theory: Postcolonial theory will offer a contextual perspective on the issue of discriminatory hosts on Airbnb. READ MORE

  4. 4. State capacity in dictatorships Investigating variation in income taxation amongst autocracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magnus Åsblad; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : State capacity; Taxation; Dictatorship; Single-party regimes;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether different types of dictatorships construct their state apparatuses in different ways, resulting in higher or lower levels of state capacity. Arguing that income taxes is the hardest form of taxes to collect – and thus is a good indicator of the state’s overall fiscal capacity – the thesis hypothesize that party-based autocracies should display higher levels of fiscal capacity compared to other types of dictatorships, for three reasons: Firstly, party-based regimes tend to have longer time-horizons than most other types of autocracies. READ MORE

  5. 5. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE