Search for dissertations about: "Labour productivity in manufacturing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Labour productivity in manufacturing.

  1. 1. Labour productivity and international trade

    Author : Lihong Yun; Lars Lundberg; Adam Szirmai; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour productivity; labour demand; inter-industry wage premium; export; import penetration; FDI; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The aims of the four treatises contained in here are to investigate the determinants of export (and FDI) and possible impacts of international trade on labour productivity, labour demand and inter-industry wage premiums. Paper [1] uses shift-share method and augmented production function-approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspiring to a higher rank: Swedish factor prices and productivity in international perspective, 1860-1950

    Author : Svante Prado; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : convergence; comparative productivity; TFP; factor prices; real wages; employment; land prices; industrialisation; GPT; GDP; economic growth; Swedish historical national accounts; manufacturing; labour productivity;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four chapters which expand on the Swedish economic development in an international perspective between 1860 and 1950. The overarching theme is how the Swedish rise, from backwardness to prosperity, is best understood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Financial benefits of shop floor productivity improvements

    Author : Robin Sundkvist; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Productivity; Cash flow; Manufacturing;

    Abstract : The prevailing situation in the global economy calls for innovative productivity investment approaches aiming to prevent further labour force reductions and to restore manufacturers’ competitiveness. The purpose of this research initiative has been to motivate production managers to invest in productivity improvements by establishing a framework that explains how shop floor productivity improvements provide financial benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labour Productivity in the Building Industry – Studies of Uganda

    Author : Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Uganda; Building industry; Labour Productivity;

    Abstract : Research has been pointing out that productivity in the building industry is stagnant and in some cases declining. Poor productivity of craftsmen is one of the causes of cost and time overruns on building projects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE