Search for dissertations about: "human capital theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words human capital theory.

  1. 1. Social Capital and Regional Innovation Systems : Bridging approaches and broadening understanding of knowledge sharing and innovation

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Ingrid Helene Garmann Johnsen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social capital; Regional innovation system; Knowledge base; Economic geography;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis takes as a starting point that geographical location remains fundamental to gain competitive advantage for some types of firms and activities even though economic activity in general has become more global. The region is seen as the key level in which the innovative capability of firms is shaped, coordinated and governed. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Bias of the World : Theories of Unequal Exchange in History

    University dissertation from Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Author : John Brolin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; History and philosophy of the social sciences; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Ecology; political ecology; ecological footprint; emergy; underconsumptionism; post-Keynesian; unlimited supplies of labour; Prebisch-Singer; centre-periphery; terms of trade; staple thesis; ecologial economics; Marxist economics; classical economics; history of political economy; mercantilism; non-equvalent exchange; unequal exchange; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Ekologi; Samhällsvetenskapernas historia och filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a history of theories and theorists of unequal exchange. Starting with mercantilists and Richard Cantillon's theory based on land values, it briefly covers the early Classical economists and Gerald Fitzhugh. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies in Human Capital, Ability and Migration

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Martin Nordin; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; economic theory; ethnic segregation; school effect; Economics; econometrics; ethnic discrimination; productive skills; cognitive ability; test score; immigrant; second generation immigrant; educational attainment; wages; return to schooling; incomes; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter followed by four separate papers. The papers deal with various aspects of human capital, ability and migration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on investment in human capital

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University

    Author : Christian Kjellström; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Heterogeneous On-the-job Training: Implications for the Specification and Estimation of the human Capital Earnings FunctionDespite the centrality of heterogeneous on-the-job training in human capital theory, this is rarely accounted for in the estimation. The empirical findings indicate that individual-specific components in the earnings function are stochastic. READ MORE