Essays about: "thesis on services in economies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words thesis on services in economies.

  1. 1. Baumol’s Cost Disease in the Second Machine Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unbalanced growth computerization digitization employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Baumol argued that technologically stagnant sectors with relatively low productivity growth over time will experience relatively higher prices and increased shares of total labor, and thereby slow aggregate growth. This theory, known as ‘the cost disease’, also claims that services, predominantly found in the public sector, generally are stagnant due to their perceived dependence on human labor as an input. READ MORE

  2. 2. Keepin’ it Clean(tech) - Assessing South Africa’s cleantech ecosystem to improve a framework for Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Developing Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Rheanna Johnston; [2019]
    Keywords : Cleantech; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Innovation Ecosystems; Entrepreneurial Ecosystems; Developing Countries; South Africa; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis researched the Cleantech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (CIEE) of South Africa with the dual aim to improve and operationalise a conceptual framework as well as to identify areas for intervention in the specific case of South Africa. Supporting the growth of cleantech solutions in developing countries and emerging economies can be an important driver of inclusive and sustainable industrial development, resulting in economic, social and environmental benefits at the local level and supporting the achievement of global environmental and human development targets. READ MORE

  3. 3. “There is no one that isn’t born and raised on a farm that can afford to go into dairy production”: Swedish dairy farmers on profitability, power and sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Linnea Cederberg; [2018]
    Keywords : human ecology; Sweden; milk; dairy production; dairy farmers; internal economies of scale; theory of induced innovation; profitability; power; sustainability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the discussion on food production and sustainability by studying how political economy is experienced by Swedish dairy farmers. Many Swedish dairy farmers have reported that they struggle with poor profitability, and the number of dairy farms is decreasing quickly. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fire Risk and Vulnerability in Urban Informal Settlements in Metro Manila

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Darlene Rini; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban fire risks; informal settlement fires; urban fire risk management; GIS; URDI; urban disasters; risk indexing; fire statistics; Metro Manila; Quezon City; Science General;

    Abstract : Urban fires, particularly in informal settlements in rapidly urbanizing cities in the developing world, are an “everyday disaster” that oftentimes goes unnoticed or under-served in the face of disturbances of the more “lethal reputation”. These disturbances of normal existence are arguably the most debilitating to vulnerable communities and sustainable development, and yet get little attention in disaster literature or in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income taxation at the right place at the right time - An analysis of the need for a virtual permanent establishment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Johan Brodd; [2018]
    Keywords : skatterätt; tax law; permanent establishment; corporate income taxation; significant digtal presence; significant economic presence; virtual permanent establishment; PE; Virtual PE; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the last couple of years, taxation of the digital economy has become a subject that is on everybody’s mind. This has given rise to attempts from OECD and EU, amongst others, to solve this dilemma. READ MORE