Essays about: "business enterprise investments"

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  1. 1. To innovate or not - that is the question A study investigating how the number of patents applications has been affected by the EU ETS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alma Hemberg; [2021-08-23]
    Keywords : aviation; business enterprise investments; cement; difference-in-differences; emissions; environmental regulation; EPO; Espacenet; the EU ETS; GDP growth; gross domestic investments; innovation; IPC; manufacturing of iron and steel; OECD; patent applications; patents; Porter Hypothesis; R D;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how patent applications (as a proxy measure for innovation) in regulated sectors were affected by the implementation of the European Emission Trading System (the EU ETS) in 2005. The studied EU ETS-regulated sectors are cement and manufacturing of iron and steel with aviation sector as a placebo check. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cooperatives at a crossroads : trajectories of agricultural cooperatives in Ukraine

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Viktor Eriksson; [2021]
    Keywords : agricultural; cooperative; Ukraine; post-soviet; trust; collective action;

    Abstract : This exploratory comparative case study seeks to understand challenges and strategies for farmer collective action in post-Soviet settings. It does so by examining member relations, trust and commitment in two successful dairy cooperatives in western Ukraine: one NGOinitiated cooperative with a bottom-up organization, and one cooperative developed in liaison with a local large-scale agricultural enterprise (LSE). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Challenges of Maximizing Social Impact as an Investor

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Beril Kocadereli; Olivier Manzi; [2021]
    Keywords : impact investing; impact investor; impact investment; social impact; social impact measurement; social enterprise financing; impact-investering; påverkansinvesterare; påverkansinvestering; social påverkan; mätning av sociala effekter; finansiering av socialt företag;

    Abstract : [Context] Social impact refers to the positive and negative consequences of any organization on the environment and society. One actor in the social impact landscape is the impact investor who expects financial return for their investments as well as positive social impact. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tax incentives on research and development : Effects in times of economic distress

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Martin Bruns; [2021]
    Keywords : R D; BERD; tax incentives; OECD; economic distress;

    Abstract : Tax incentives on research and development (R&D) are an important and widely used policyinstrument to elevate business enterprise expenditure on R&D (BERD). In times of economicdistress, firms tend to reduce their R&D investments, although it is crucial for long-termeconomic growth to keep those at a stable level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Defining Thresholds for Enterprise Architecture Debt

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Malin Larsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Architecture Debt; Technical Debt; Code Smells; Enterprise Architecture Smells; Thresholds; Business-IT alignment; Enterprise Architecture EA ; Enterprise Architecture Debt EA Debt ; Teknisk Skuld; Code Smells; Enterprise Architecture Smells; Gränsväden; Affär-IT-anpassning;

    Abstract : A common challenge in organizations is a perception of that different languages are spoken among IT and other departments. Co-workers come from different background, have different knowledge base and sometimes even different objectives which can make an alignment more challenging. READ MORE