Essays about: "new"

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  1. 1. What are the main determinants for companies to behave in sustainable way?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Siri Aasma; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Corporate Sustainability; Institutional Theory; New Institutional Economics; Norms; OLS;

    Abstract : Using a novel dataset collected from a web survey sent out to Swedish large companies, this thesis examines whether institutional factors or basic economic factors are the main determinants for companies’ level of sustainability work. This is done through studying a company’s level of corporate sustainability in relation to their self-perceived determinants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chinese immigrants studying and working in Sweden -A Push-Pull analysis of their motivation and experiences

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Fangfei Liu; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Chinese immigrants; push-pull analyses; study and work motivation for being in Sweden;

    Abstract : This is a qualitative research study, which aims to explore why Chinese studentschoose to study and work in Sweden and find out what “Pushes” them from Chinaand what “Pulls” them to study and work in Sweden. The “Push – Pull” model wasused to analyze the data. READ MORE

  3. 3. MOBILE MONEY AS A FINANCIAL INCLUSION TOOL FOR POVERTY REDUCTION A cross-country analysis of low- and middle-income countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Grimme Hallberg; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : mobile-money; financial inclusion; poverty; technology; cross-country analysis; low-income countries; middle-income countries;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine if mobile money can act as a financial inclusion tool to reduce poverty levels in low- and middle-income countries. In contrast to the majority of the literature within its research field, this thesis observes the relationship on an aggregate cross-country level instead of using data on an individual or household level, in order to fully examine the impacts on national poverty levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Younger patient´s experience of living with mechanical circulatory support. A phenomenological-hermeneutic study

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    Author : Maria Lachonius; Karl Hederstedt; [2019-01-29]
    Keywords : heart failure; mechanical circulatory support; patient’s experience; phenomenological-hermeneutical; self-efficacy; the lived body;

    Abstract : Aims and objectives: To describe younger patients’ experiences of living with a mechanicalcirculatory support with focus on self-efficacy.Background: Heart failure is increasing even among younger patients. Life-threatening heart failurecan occur and the patient will need heart transplantation. READ MORE