Essays about: "capital input"

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  1. 1. On the relationship between green preferences and returns

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ella Klynning; Cornelia Frick; [2020]
    Keywords : Green investing; Behavioural finance; Capital asset pricing model; Investor preference; Nonpecuniary preference; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Abstract The care for the environment in investment situations is rising among different groups of investors, due to social and psychological factors. Existing studies on nonpecuniary preferences for the environment are focused on measuring the proportion of individuals with green agendas, whereas we focus on measuring also magnitudes, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Baumol’s Cost Disease in the Second Machine Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unbalanced growth computerization digitization employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Baumol argued that technologically stagnant sectors with relatively low productivity growth over time will experience relatively higher prices and increased shares of total labor, and thereby slow aggregate growth. This theory, known as ‘the cost disease’, also claims that services, predominantly found in the public sector, generally are stagnant due to their perceived dependence on human labor as an input. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sources of TFP Growth in Indian Manufacturing Sector: A Frontier Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Nisha Gurulingappa Koppa; [2019]
    Keywords : Total Factor Productivity growth; Technical Progress; Technical Efficiency Change; Stochastic Production Frontier; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditionally, Total Factor Productivity (TFP) growth, interpreted as growth due to technological advancement, is considered as the main source of long-term economic growth as other factors of input i.e. labor and capital are subjected to diminishing returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of rural electrification and institutional quality on agricultural output : a case of Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Salome Amuakwa-Mensah; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural output; electrification; institutional quality; output per labour; output per land; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Agriculture is the means of livelihood for most rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. In order for small-scale farmers to meet the basic needs of their families and semi-large-scale farming for trading purposes, rural farmers seek to expand their output. To this end, the kind of input employed in the crop production process is very important. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dynamic Technology-Adjusted Consumption-Based Accounting: National emission responsibilities based on current consumption patterns and production technologies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Linnéa Kjellberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Emission Responsibilities; Consumption-Based Accounting; Technology-Adjusted Emissions; Intertemporal Capital Dynamics; Input-Output Analysis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Effective global emission mitigation policies require accurate guidance in terms of a fair and comparable emission accounting framework. This thesis presents an indicator that acknowledges countries’ technological differences as well as intertemporal capital dynamics. READ MORE