Essays about: "informal payments"

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  1. 1. Can the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industry 4.0 - Hold the Future for Africa´s Industrialisation? Case Study of Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dana Kresova; [2019]
    Keywords : Keywords: the fourth industrial revolution; industry 4.0; global value chain; Kenya; digital economy; Sub-Saharan Africa; industrialisation; digital platforms; green growth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract The world has seen three industrial revolutions and now it embraces the fourth. The fourth industrial revolution, (globalisation 4.0) or as this study uses industry 4.0, follows onto the third industrial revolution by connecting digital, material and living spheres. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Analysis of the Determinants of Credit Card Use Among Urban Residents in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Duyu Zhou; [2016]
    Keywords : credit cards; trust; social status; credit institutions; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Along with globalization, the use of credit cards has become popular among Chinese urban residents; China has witnessed the tremendous growth in the accumulated number of credit cards issued and the amount of credit loans utilized. The new-classical consumption theory holds individuals responsible for the use of credit loans, however, from Veblen’s institutional perspective, the use of credit cards is influenced by issuers, consumers and governments. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Corruption on Firm Performance. A case study of Brazil

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Michael Logemann; [2015-07-13]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect of corruption on firm performance for enterprises in Brazil.Corruption is measured by the amount of bribe payments and corporate performance by theamount of total annual firm sales. For this specific study I used the Enterprise Survey data setwhich was published by the World Bank in 2009. READ MORE

  4. 4. A theoretical model of physician's behavior with informal payments and ethical concern; the case of Greece

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Panagiota Lampropoulou; [2013]
    Keywords : ethical concern; informal or unofficial payments; physicians’ behavior; utility maximization; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to analyze the phenomenon of informal payments in Greece and introduce a theoretical model for the physicians’ behavior while including ethical concern in the physicians’ utility maximization problem. The inspiration model of this essay comes from the empirical paper of Thompson and Xavier (2002), which introduces informal payments in physicians’ behavior. READ MORE

  5. 5. Informal Payments for Health Care and their Implications on Patient Welfare

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hjördis Hardardottir; [2012-07-24]
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    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE