Essays about: "physical capital accumulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words physical capital accumulation.

  1. 1. Welcome to Nowhere

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Tara Fartash-Naini; [2020]
    Keywords : Architecture; Globalization; Urbanization; Consumerism; Dubai; Fragmented city; Homogenous Landscapes; Iconic Architecture; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : We live in a world built on consumerist values and a spatial rationale of capital accumulation. This modern society has led to architecture thriving through super consumption and super production ultimately leading to the generic. Cities and spaces that were usually rich in variation and texture have now become an architectural melting pot. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can economic freedom promote growth via physical capital accumulation? : A study applying the augmented mean group (AMG) estimator for macro panel data analysis

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Julia Gedin; [2020]
    Keywords : AMG estimator; economic growth; physical capital accumulation; Solow growth; institutional theory; marginal efficiency of capital;

    Abstract : The efficiency of physical capital accumulation plays a critical role for economic growth. This paper aims at examine if economic freedom promotes economic growth via physical capital accumulation. This is done by estimating a production function by replacing the inputs with institutional indices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resisting abandonment: An ethnography of oil workers' resistance to political violence and capital accumulation in rural Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Andrés Gómez; [2016]
    Keywords : resistance; oil extraction; Colombia; anti-unionism;

    Abstract : Colombia is the worst country to be a trade unionist in the world. Approximately 3,000 workers have been assassinated in the last 30 years, the state, paramilitary organizations and some multinationals being responsible for most of the murders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the Impact of Handicraft Cooperative Participation on Livelihood Strategy (Asset Accumulation and Resiliency) Among Women: A Qualitative Case Study From Kigali, Rwanda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Meghan Kappus; [2012]
    Keywords : Handicraft cooperatives; poverty reduction; cooperation; Sustainable Livelihoods Approach; resilience; women; Africa; Rwanda; livelihood assets; asset accumulation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following thesis seeks to understand the potential for handicraft cooperatives as a sustainable livelihoods strategy. This potential is measured by the ability for cooperatives to facilitate access to economic and non-economic livelihood assets and as a result, to stimulate feelings of resiliency among members. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of Remittances on Economic growth in selected Asian and Former Soviet Union countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ravshanbek Abdullaev; [2011]
    Keywords : Remittances; Economic Growth; Panel Data Analysis; GMM method; Capital Accumulation.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Recent increase in the international remittance transfers from developed to developing countries has caught great attention among academic scholars and policymakers. This paper investigates the potential impact of these workers’ remittances on the long-term economic growth of recipient countries. READ MORE