Essays about: "economy"

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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. Distributing ‘learning’ for everyone, everywhere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hilla Aaltio; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Finnish education export; neoliberalism in education; equity discourses; equality discourses;

    Abstract : During the past decades, global education policies and practices have experienced a neoliberalturn, which has changed the discourse around education. Instead of being regarded as a publicservice, education has become loaded with expectations of effective production of the humancapital and financial profits. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changes in Disclosure Tone after an Incident - Quality and industry spill-over effects

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Josefin Dolietis; Fanny Rydberg; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Disclosure tone; disclosure quality; spill-over effect; industry response; text analysis; activity; optimism; certainty; realism; impression management; information overload; greenwashing;

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

  4. 4. Labour Market Integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Pavez Bravo; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Labour market; economic integration; social integration; self-sufficiency; human capital; social capital; refugees; migrants; Establishment Programme; labour market policymaking; national economy; Sweden;

    Abstract : In this study, the author explores the stories of twelve refugees and their experiences after having attended the Establishment Programme, a Swedish labour market integration policy. The personal narratives and the Establishment Programme were analysed through qualitative methods; semi-structured interviews and thematic analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Degrowth in Swedish Climate Politics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Andrine Allansson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : climate change; consumption; degrowth; economy; growth; politics; technology;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most pressing problems of the contemporary world and has lead to a number of global agreements aimed at solving the situation. In doing so, sustainable development and economic growth are usually the promoted solutions, with the argument that it will lead to increased well-being and environmental protection. READ MORE