Essays about: "economic distress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words economic distress.

  1. 1. Master of crisis: Strategic management dealing with, and benefitting from, COVID-19 : A multiple case study of Swedish Multinational Manufacturing firms in turbulent markets

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Max Bergstrand; Pontus Jakobsson; Alexander Jarmdahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Strategic management; Crisis; COVID-19; Multinational firms; Manufacturing industry;

    Abstract : Background: The outbreak of COVID-19 caused widespread economic distress with waves of business failures among several industries. Literature suggests that businesses can acknowledge opportunities and profit from shifts in the external environment through strategic management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic crisis and social capital : The effects of the Great Recession on social capital in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Filip Hellberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Social capital; Great recession; Difference-in-Differences;

    Abstract : This paper studies the effects of the economic distress that occurred in Swedish municipalities during the financial crisis of 2008 and its effects on social capital. By comparing more exposed municipalities in terms of the decline in employment to less exposed municipalities with a difference-in-difference approach, the aim is to see if the Great Recession had heterogeneous effects on social capital in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chinese loans: Debt-trap or distress relief? : A comparative analysis on Chinese lending in Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Göterfelt; [2022]
    Keywords : Chinese lending; IMF lending; economic growth; Africa; debt distress; panel data;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to study the differences between Chinese and IMF lending in Africa, in particular the effect on economic growth and the relationship between lending and risk of debt distress. The assumption starting out were that the Chinese loans would not be marginally worse than their IMF counterparts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dissecting the sharing paradigm: A case-study research of rural Japan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Gabriele Ninivaggi; [2021]
    Keywords : Sharing economy; Rural economy; Socio-technical transition; Revitalization Policy; Innovation; Rural Japan; Framing; Sharing paradigm; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The sharing economy emerged in the last decade as an innovative business model in response to economic fallout, societal distress, and surging awareness over the devastating effects of the climate crisis. It pledges to repudiate mass consumption in favour of a democratization of access to common resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crisis or Consolidation? Predicting Bank Distress in Sweden 1917-1923

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Easton; [2021]
    Keywords : Financial Crises; Commercial Banking; Financial Instability; Bank Distress.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Crises are inherently connected to the strengths and functions of the financial system in creating and expanding credit (Broberg and Ögren, 2019). They are as much products of the innovation and expansion which precede them as they are a cause of the realignment and adjustment that follows them. READ MORE