Essays about: "measuring growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 152 essays containing the words measuring growth.

  1. 1. Can death predict life? : A study on the direct child replacement effect in Niger - an instrumental variable approach.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vincent Karlberg Hauge; August Wadell Leimdörfer; [2020]
    Keywords : direct child replacement effect; child mortality; population growth; 2SPS; Niger;

    Abstract : Sub-Saharan Africa is the region in the world with the highest population growth and child mortality. By measuring to what extent the parents "replace" a child in the case of death, we estimate the direct child replacement effect in Niger between 1976 and 2011. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the impact of lean philosophy for identification and reduction of delays associated with performance of production line

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Keywords : lean tools; delays; lean wastes;

    Abstract : In the present world scenario, the rapid industrialization and growth of manufacturing sector has led to the rise of large number of companies focusing on increase in profitability for sustaining the company’s profit margin at a higher level. While most of the companies fail to differentiate between productivity, profitability and performance as all the three growth indicators have different factors affecting them. READ MORE

  3. 3. How the story of control limits the reproduction of knowledge : a study of narratives in the Swedish Climate Policy Action Plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jonas Linde; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Master narratives; Story of control; Discourse; Narratives; Storylines; Swedish climate policy; De-politicization; Apocalyptic imaginary; Frontrunner; Sweden; Green Keynesianism; Power; Knowledge; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Responses to combating worsening climate change are legitimized through narratives employed in government policy which build on existing master narratives about climate change produced in the subpolitics of international mega-science mainly influenced by IPCC as an expert authority. In Sweden the climate law forces the government to produce a Climate Policy Action Plan (CPAP) every four years that seeks to show how the set net zero emission target by 2045 is to be reached. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Business Case for Sustainable Sourcing : A Corporate Social Opportunity

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Henrik Christensson; Björn Holmdahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Purchasing; Sourcing; Screening Evaluation;

    Abstract : Sustainability has become a prevalent societal value and is ubiquitous in public discourse. Securing sustainable economic growth on increasingly globalized markets is perceived by many as one of the greatest challenges of our time. Supply chains have become globally dispersed and are increasingly complex to manage. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thermal Stability of Titanium and Niobium Stabilized Stainless Steel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Synkrotronljusfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Oskar Darselius Berg; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This master thesis examined the microstructure after heat treatments in stainless steel, two conventional stainless steel (304 and 316) and two novel high temperature stainless steel. These stainless steels are for the use in high temperature heat exchangers for extended temperature range. READ MORE