Essays about: "economic theory"

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  1. 1. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do Swedish Firms Pay Their Boards Excessive Compensation? - A study on the economic determinants and effects of excessive board compensation among Swedish firms

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Karin Bengtsson; Erica Wollin Björk; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Determinants of Board Compensation; Excessive; Chairman; Member; Corporate Governance; Agency Theory; Ownership; Performance; Risk;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. INTERNATIONAL ALIGNMENT IN THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT A quantitative study with Andrew Moravcsik’s liberal theory of international relations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lukas Behrenbeck; [2019-07-05]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has received a lot of international attention since its evolvementduring the 20th century. This thesis aims to resolve the puzzle of worldwide alignment: it tries to identify the factors which lead countries to align with either the Israeli or the Palestinian party. READ MORE

  4. 4. SYSTEM ANALYSIS OF HIGH CAPACITY TRANSPORTS - Impact Assessment in the Terminal Network of DHL Freight Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : David Lindqvist; Marwan Salman; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : HCT; LHV; Transportation; System Analysis; Sustainability; Road Freight; Transport Management; DHL;

    Abstract : Msc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. 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