Essays about: "economic inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 203 essays containing the words economic inequality.

  1. 1. SWEDEN – A LONE BRIGHT SPOT Wage formation and labour market antagonism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Markus Adolfsson; [2019-06-25]
    Keywords : Insider-Outsiders; Split Labour Market; Equalisation and Labour Unions;

    Abstract : Economic inequality is a problem of global concern and labour unions may have an equalising effect on gender wage-differentials. In Sweden, the gender-wage differentials underwent a significant decline between 1960 and 1980s but had despite the early progress of equalising almost stopped, near to no progress have occurred since then. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Dennis Lindell Schettini; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; homicide; deprivation; hot spot; generalized regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017 Homicide crimes are rare events depending on numerous factors and tend to be distributed differently based on geographic location. The use of spatial analysis is substantively important for detecting different predictors in varying geographic areas and for the diffusion process of homicide crimes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Up and down the quality ladder: A macroeconomic model of innovation and growth under demand-side inequality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Johannes Matt; [2019]
    Keywords : Endogenous growth; Inequality; Innovation; Non-Gorman preferences; Technical change; structural change;

    Abstract : I study an economic growth model with non-homothetic preferences and demand-side inequality that induces innovation along three dimensions: Firms undertake product innovation to enter the market, they improve upon the production process of existing products, or they upgrade their quality. Departing from models of homothetic prefer- ences, process and quality innovation are no longer isomorphic choices for firms, and the demand side dictates incentives to innovate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Meeting of Cultures : Effective Leadership in Multicultural Organisations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Simon Haile; Ebrima Jabang; [2019]
    Keywords : Leadership; Culture; Sub-Saharan Africa; Sweden; SME; GLOBE; Adaptation; Transformation;

    Abstract : Globalisation has simplified the internationalisation process for companies, and are today not only constrained to multinational companies, as SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are entering global markets in order to attain a sustainable competitive advantage. As a result, more Swedish SMEs are now operating abroad, and SSA (sub-Saharan Africa) is a region that has shown great potential. READ MORE