Essays about: "Total Factor Productivity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Total Factor Productivity.

  1. 1. ECONOMIC GROWTH DETERMINANTS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION INSTITUTIONS A Cross-National Analysis of TFP, AP and Weberianess

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fatima Sow; [2019-01-11]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Productivity; Total Factor Productivity TFP ; Average Productivity AP ; Public Administration Institutions; Weberianess; Professionalism; Closedness;

    Abstract : The Weberian bureaucracy argument emphasizes a public administration with a set of principles onhow it is organised, to make the bureaucracy more productive. This in turn means a more productive public sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cross-border M&A as a Driver of Global Innovation - A Quantitative Study on Knowledge Transfer through International M&A

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ellen Börjesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; Cross-border M A; Globalisation; Emerging Markets; Total Factor Productivity;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to further elaborate on the topic of cross-border M&A as a driver of international exchange of knowledge by investigating the difference in innovation post M&A, compared to other transactions, for industry-related transactions, transactions between two innovative countries and transactions where the acquiring country is non-innovative while the target is innovative. Unlike previous research that mainly classifies countries as either emerging or advanced based on financial conditions, the classification of non-innovative and innovative countries is based on the Global Innovation Index, which has not before been used as an explanation factor in this research area. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implications of a dynamic vertical root distribution for modelled water and carbon fluxes across selected ecosystems : incorporating a novel rooting scheme into LPJ-GUESS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lasse Keetz; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Ecosystem Modelling; LPJ-GUESS; Vertical Root Distribution; Dynamic Root Distribution; Carbon and Water Fluxes; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Roots play a key role in terrestrial carbon and water cycles, and therefore for the global climate system. They mediate plant evapotranspiration, influence photosynthetic processes and are responsible for atmospheric carbon transport into the pedosphere. Fine roots, in particular, are chiefly regulating water and nutrient uptake. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental Policy Stringency and Economic Output

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sixten Hager; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental regulation; policy stringency; economic output; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This analysis examines the correlation between the stringency of environmental policies and the economic output in terms of real GDP. The data is covering real GDP, the stringency of market based as well as non-market based environmental policies, interest rates, total factor productivity and human capital. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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