Essays about: "human capital"

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  1. 1. POCKETS OF WEAKNESS IN HIGH-CAPACITY STATES Migrant Labour Exploitation in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Po-Ts’an Goh; [2019-09-16]
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    Abstract : This thesis explores the uneven reach of a high-capacity state over societal actors. Infrastructural power is the aspect of state capacity that determines how far a bureaucracycan reach into a society. The limited reach over certain societal actors illustrates the variedability of a state’s radiating institutions to regulate social relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  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. Challenges of Professional Integration: Experiences of non-EU Highly Skilled Professional Immigrants in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Joyce Awori; [2019-07-03]
    Keywords : Non-EU skilled Professional immigrants; experiences; Swedish labour market; employment; human capital; social capital and low skilled jobs;

    Abstract : Migration has been a global phenomenon. Sweden being one of the most industrious countries of Europe, with the best welfare system, Sweden has experienced considerable flow of both professional and nonprofessional immigrants. READ MORE