Search for dissertations about: "non-market outcomes"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words non-market outcomes.

  1. 1. Non-market outcomes of education : the long-term impact of education on individuals' social participation and health in Sweden

    Author : Annica Brännlund; Mattias Strandh; Madelene Nordlund; Elaine Unterhalter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : education; non-market outcomes; agency; voice; health behaviour; psychological distress; longitudinal design; capability approach; Sweden; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : In research, it is typical to analyse and discuss the utility of education in economic terms—specifically the market value of a particular degree or the financial returns associated with additional years in higher education. However, education may also generate outcomes that belong to the non-market sphere, such as open-mindedness, societal cohesion, community involvement, better health, and gender equality; yet these outcomes have received little scholarly attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Planting to feed the city? : Agricultural production, food security and multi-spatial livelihoods among urban households in Ghana

    Author : Hayford Mensah Ayerakwa; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban agriculture; Rural agriculture; Own food production; Food security; Food transfer receipts; Ghana;

    Abstract : The 2010 population and housing census in Ghana revealed that more than half of the Ghanaian population lived in urban centers. Critical to the phenomenon of urbanization is the question of how to sustainably feed the urban population especially the urban poor as rapid urbanization has the tendency to urbanize poverty. READ MORE

  3. 3. Foreign Investment Decision-Making in Transition Economies

    Author : Olga Golubeva; Julio De Castro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; FDI; transition economy; initial motivation or reasons for FDI; capital budgeting methods and investment decision criteria; investigation of investment climate and information collection methods; risk assessment and risk reduction measures; decision-making models; case studies; survey method; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; investment decision criteria; Eriksson; Vattenfall; servey method; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this project is to describe and explain the foreign investment decision process in the uncertain and turbulent environment of transition economy. By getting an in-depth understanding of how decision-making works in the environment of transition economy, the study intends to contribute to the development of business administration theory in the area of foreign investment decision-making, particularly its application in the turbulent and uncertain world. READ MORE