Essays about: "impact investments"

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  1. 11. Membership heterogeneity and the cooperative`s choice of strategy : the case of Sweden’s smallest dairy cooperative

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Rebecka Lööf; Karin Sigurd; [2020]
    Keywords : collective decision making; cooperatives; heterogeneity; individual decision making; strategy;

    Abstract : Because of structural changes in the agri-food sector, the degree of heterogeneity within cooperative memberships is increasing. Heterogeneity concerns differences within a group of people, for example, as concerns age, educational level and production volume within a cooperative membership. READ MORE

  2. 12. Overcoming a financial crisis : A study of which factors predicts the impact of a rapid economic change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Artman; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper investigates which factors best predict the economic state of a Swedish municipality after the 2008 crisis by constructing a linear model that regresses the change in the unemployment rate on a set of variables. The variables used for the model were from a dataset put together using data from a government service and were selected for the model using Bayesian information criterion. READ MORE

  3. 13. Materialisation of the Malawian emergent farmer : a privileged class’ positioning in agricultural transformation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Gustav Broms; [2020]
    Keywords : capital accumulation; surplus value; food regime; patronage; differentiation; livelihood; diversification; food security;

    Abstract : Emergent farmers have rapidly increased in numbers on the sub-Saharan African continent during the last couple of decades. The main interest in this study lies in how emergent farmers have materialised as a class in a political economic context and historical process and what societal impact they have had. READ MORE

  4. 14. Transaktionskostnaders påverkan på inställningen till prissäkringsstrategier : en studie av gårdar med storskalig spannmålsproduktion

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Carl-Magnus Albertsson; Mathias Ågren; [2020]
    Keywords : beslutsprocess; forwardkontrakt; futureskontrakt; prissäkring; transaktionskostnader;

    Abstract : Agricultural businesses are exposed to many risk factors. For grain producers there are substantial risks which may affect income and costs. One way for producers to protect themselves is by hedging, which will help to stabilize income earnings. Futures- and forward contracts is one way for producers to do that. READ MORE

  5. 15. Making material handling more efficient : reduction of non-value-adding activities at a wood products company

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karin Gyllengahm; [2020]
    Keywords : ABC analysis; agility; business modelling; inventory; inventory layout; lean; material handling; operations management; order picking; value stream map; VSM; ABC analys; affärsmodellering; flexibilitet; lager; lagerstruktur; materialhantering; operativ ledningsteori; orderplockning; värdeflödesanalys;

    Abstract : The forest industry is one of the most important businesses in Sweden, accounting for 9-12 percent of the Swedish industry's total occupation, export, turnover, and added value. Although the investments made by the Swedish forest sector reached a new record during 2017, the industry stills struggle with low profitability. READ MORE