Search for dissertations about: "human capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 204 swedish dissertations containing the words human capital.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Almén; Heléne Berg; Mårten Palme; Yann Algan; [2020]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Onyanta Adama; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; space; place; solid waste management; relocated capital city; Abuja; Nigeria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Bo Hansson; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Valuation; human capital; competence development; Humankapital; värdering företagsekonomi ; kompetensutveckling;

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  4. 4. Technology, Human Capital and Labor Demand

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eleni Savvidou; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    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. Social capital in healthcare A resource for sustainable engagement in organizational improvement work

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Marcus Strömgren; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : 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