Search for dissertations about: "capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 826 swedish dissertations containing the word capital.

  1. 1. Capital Visions : The Politics of Transnational Production in Nicaragua

    Author : Sofie Tornhill; Maud Eduards; Göran Bergström; Peo Hansen; Diana Mulinari; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transnational production; Nicaragua; nation-making; neoliberalism; left politics; Free Trade Zones; labor relations; gender; postcolonial feminism; discourse theory; Political Science.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In processes of economic integration, neoliberal discourse and corresponding notions of development comprise some of the most readily available imaginaries of political and social interaction and change. However, these processes are always also locally produced and negotiated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Societal Impacts of Modern Conscription : Human Capital, Social Capital and Criminal Behaviour

    Author : Daniel Almén; Heléne Berg; Mårten Palme; Yann Algan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conscription; Military; Human Capital; Social Capital; Civic Engagement; Crime; Criminal Behaviour; Labour Market; Election Participation; Nation-building; School for the Nation; Opportunity Cost; Welfare State; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Opportunity Costs and Conscription: An Unintended Progressive Tax?Throughout history to present days, policymakers, social commentators and others have oftentimes viewed conscription as a natural extension of secondary education, and an important institution for vocational training. This paper uses Swedish administrative data and exploits a reform in 2004, implying a sudden downsizing of the military, to identify the causal effects of peacetime conscription on later labour market outcomes and education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reporting Intellectual Capital : Four studies on recognition

    Author : Daniel Brännström; Bino Catasús; Thomas Carrington; Robin Roslender; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparability; intangibles; Intellectual Capital; mandatory; recognition; reporting; voluntary;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the reporting of Intellectual Capital (IC) and includes four papers on the recognition and comparability of IC. IC, often called intangibles in the financial reporting discourse, reflects resources which create value in and for organizations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social capital in healthcare : A resource for sustainable engagement in organizational improvement work

    Author : Marcus Strömgren; Lotta Dellve; Andrea Eriksson; David Bergman; Henna Hasson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Healthcare; social capital; engagement; leadership; sustainability; Sjukvård; socialt kapital; engagemang; ledarskap; hållbarhet; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : Social capital, work engagement, working conditions, and leadership are concepts that have been studied previously, but there is lack of knowledge about what processes promote sustainable organizational improvement work in hospitals, and specifically, what leads healthcare professionals to engage in clinical developments.The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge of how social capital and engagement contribute to sustainable organizational improvement work in hospitals and how social capital and engagement are created during organizational improvement work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Capital Structure

    Author : Hossein Asgharian; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Extreme Bound Analysis; Selection bias; Lisrel; Semiparametric; Nonparametric; Financial distress; Panel data analysis; Leverage; Capital structure; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : Chapter 2 analyses the relationship between capital structure and industry classification of Swedish firms. This study also analyses the determinants of the capital structure at the industry level. READ MORE