Search for dissertations about: "human capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 216 swedish dissertations containing the words human capital.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Governing from Above : Solid Waste Management in Nigeria's New Capital City of Abuja

    Author : Onyanta Adama; Gunilla Andrae; Kristian Stokke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; space; place; solid waste management; relocated capital city; Abuja; Nigeria; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation examines how the symbolic character of a relocated capital city influences and intersects with local conditions to shape the governance structure and relations in service delivery. The focus is on Abuja, the new capital city of Nigeria, and the sector studied is solid waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on human capital investments

    Author : Bo Hansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Valuation; human capital; competence development; Humankapital; värdering företagsekonomi ; kompetensutveckling;

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  4. 4. Technology, Human Capital and Labor Demand

    Author : Eleni Savvidou; Bertil Holmlund; Erik Mellander; Pekka Illmakunnas; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; Technology; Human Capital; Productivity; Efficiency; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 investigates (i) possible externalities in the use of IT and (ii) IT and human capital interactions. Our empirical analysis uses a 14-industry panel for Swedish manufacturing 1986-95. READ MORE

  5. 5. A History under Siege : Intensive Agriculture in the Mbulu Highlands, Tanzania, 19th Century to the Present

    Author : Lowe Börjeson; Mats Widgren; Yusufu Lawi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Landscape; Environmental history; Geography; Land use change; Population pressure; Incremental change; Landesque capital; Self-reinforcing processes; Detailed mapping; Participatory mapping; Oral history; Farming practices; Aerial photographs; Landscape photographs; Iraqw; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the history of the Iraqw’ar Da/aw area in the Mbulu Highlands of northern Tanzania. Since the late nineteenth century this area has been known for its intensive cultivation, and referred to as an “island” within a matrix of less intensive land use. READ MORE