Essays about: "time-use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word time-use.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The diversity of characteristics in strong and weak family ties and its implication in the differences in the time people spend in childcare activities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Borislava Lyubomirova Borisova; [2017]
    Keywords : Time allocation; childcare; strong and weak family ties; Germany; United Kingdom; Italy; Spain; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In general, what affects the time allocation of people is well researched area. But when we think about the time engaged in childcare activities in terms of the differences between strong and weak family ties nations, we come across to less researched field that need more analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are You Well Connected? Socializing and Well-being in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Richard Olsson; [2016-09-09]
    Keywords : Subjective Well-Being; Socializing; Social Capital; Time-use;

    Abstract : MSC in Economics.... READ MORE