Essays about: "economies of scale"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words economies of scale.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Leveransservice från sågverk till bygghandel

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Jonas Sjölund; [2019]
    Keywords : bygghandel; leveransservice; logistik; service; sågverk;

    Abstract : Sågverksindustrin är en produktionsorienterad industri där lönsamhet och konkurrenskraft traditionellt sett har skapats genom stordriftsfördelar. Att erbjuda en hög service vid försäljning och leverans av produkterna är ett sätt att skapa ökat kundvärde och därmed ökad konkurrenskraft för sågverk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shaping the Climate Action trajectory within the Fashion Industry : a case study of a Small Medium Sized Enterprise

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Marta Karen Kristjónsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Paris Agreement; Climate Change; Climate Action Plans; Apparel industry; Value Chain Analysis VCA ; Life Cycle Assessment LCA ; Sustainable Global Value Chain SGVC ; Decarbonisation pathway; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; UNFCCC; Pre-competitive; Collaboration; Traceability; Transparency; Multi-Stakeholder Agreements;

    Abstract : The apparel and footwear industry’s contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the fifth largest per industry, equal to that of livestock, after electricity and heat, oil and gas, agriculture, and transportation (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017). For industry-wide emissions reduction, investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency programs across highest impacting life cycle phases offer the most effective solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cross-border M&A as a Driver of Global Innovation - A Quantitative Study on Knowledge Transfer through International M&A

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ellen Börjesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; Cross-border M A; Globalisation; Emerging Markets; Total Factor Productivity;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to further elaborate on the topic of cross-border M&A as a driver of international exchange of knowledge by investigating the difference in innovation post M&A, compared to other transactions, for industry-related transactions, transactions between two innovative countries and transactions where the acquiring country is non-innovative while the target is innovative. Unlike previous research that mainly classifies countries as either emerging or advanced based on financial conditions, the classification of non-innovative and innovative countries is based on the Global Innovation Index, which has not before been used as an explanation factor in this research area. READ MORE

  5. 5. The 'Green' Land Grabs : How the rush for biofuels is impacting land rights in Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Selma Mesic; [2019]
    Keywords : biofuel; land grabs; land investments; Tanzania; CCT; Neo-patrimonial theory; land tenure security;

    Abstract : The last decade has witnessed an exponential interest in land investments across numerous industries in the developed countries. Africa has been particularly targeted for investments, increasingly for biofuel production. READ MORE