Essays about: "time-use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the word time-use.

  1. 1. Female Labor Supply and Earnings Inequality Under Skill-Biased Technological Change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jörn Onken; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Labor Supply; Skill-Biased Technological Change; Earnings Inequality; Family Economics; Aggregate Productivity;

    Abstract : The gender education gap has reversed, women today account for the majority of college graduates. At the same time, skill-biased technological change strongly rewards highly-educated workers through the increased skill premium. In this thesis, I analyze the implications of combining these two facts through a heterogeneous agent model using U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. First Come, First Served: An Analysis of Birth Order Effects on Children's Time Use and Human Capital Development in Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jennifer Olsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Birth order; Human capital development; Cognition; Anthropometrics; Time use;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether, and to what extent, children's birth orders impact their human capital development and time use throughout their childhood, using data from a longitudinal cohort study of children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. Comparing children across households reveals significant birth order effects favouring first-born children's human capital development in all four countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hi-Vision - en arbetsmiljöstudie

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Mikael Dahlquist; [2019]
    Keywords : virtual reality; timmerlasbilar; helkroppsvibrationer;

    Abstract : Ever since the chainsaw was introduced on a broad market during the 1950s, the effects of new technology on efficiency and work environment has been studied. Today we stand before a paradigm shift of how we operate logging cranes on timber trucks. READ MORE

  4. 4. The control of material flow between external warehouses and assembly plants in the material supply to automotive industry

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Rajkumar Koppiampatti Rajaguru; Brightson Chamavalappil Mathew; [2017]
    Keywords : controlling the material flow; warehouse; lead time; throughput time;

    Abstract : In this competitive world, most of the automotive manufacturers focus on updating the production system constantly to satisfy their customer demands. Most of the manufacturing companies found Lean production as a more efficient way of production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creating Customer Value in a Circular Economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Isak Albihn; [2017]
    Keywords : Customer value; Value proposition canvas; Fit; Service oriented circular business model; Circular economy; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Resource related challenges are becoming increasingly severe. The shift towards a circular economy is viewed as one prominent way to overcome the challenges. A shift towards a circular economy would partly require new business models, commonly referred to as circular business models. READ MORE