Sökning: "Human capital formation"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 uppsatser innehållade orden Human capital formation.

  1. 1. Implementeringsarbetet av Grön infrastruktur i Sverige : En policyanalys om integrering av urbana ekosystemtjänster samt värdet av adaptiv planering i Stockholms län

    Kandidat-uppsats, Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap; Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Författare :Hanne Svantesson; Stina Wikström; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Biodiversity; Green spaces; Blue spaces; Social-ecological systems; Sustainable city development; Biologisk mångfald; Gröna ytor; Blå ytor; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Social-ekologiska system;

    Sammanfattning : Urbanisation is a global trend and in the year 2050 a big part of the world's population is expected to be living in urban areas. With this demographic change comes challenges. Biodiversity is the foundation for ecosystems to create services that human welfare depends on. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Early life economic shocks and child health outcomes : evidence from Kenya

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Författare :Douglas Kazibwe; [2019]
    Nyckelord :height-for-age; under-five mortality; early life; commodity pPrices; human capital; Kenya;

    Sammanfattning : This paper examines the relationship between commodity price shocks experienced in the early period of life and child health outcomes. The study uses a nationally representative household survey data from the Demographic and Health Surveys in Kenya matched with a time series of real producer prices of tea in estimating the effect of price shock on child health outcomes. LÄS MER

  3. 3. How does drought affect child health outcomes in Zimbabwe? : an econometric analysis

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Författare :Lovisa Källmark; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Zimbabwe; height-for-age; drought; standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index; human capital;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contributes to the broader economic literature on income shocks and child health outcomes. Child health outcomes are known to be an important factor in determining the overall health, school results and productivity later on in life as an adult. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The unfinished convergence between East and West Germany: Patterns of Scale and Agglomeration Effects in East Germany

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Författare :Tim Leister; [2017]
    Nyckelord :scale effects; agglomeration effects; economic convergence; East Germany; economic integration; new economic geography; Business and Economics;

    Sammanfattning : Since the economic convergence between East and West Germany has come to a halt, the lack of scale and agglomeration effects is assumed to be contributing to this trend of stagnation. This paper studies the development of patterns of these effects in East Germany with an emphasis on the German reunification and economic integration process while accounting for asymmetries between East and West. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The Power of Peers in Academic Performance - Implications of Ability Sorting in Swedish Upper Secondary Schools

    C-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Författare :Marcus Strinäs; Edvard Von Sydow; [2016]
    Nyckelord :Peer effects in education; School admission reform; Ability sorting; Human capital formation; School choice;

    Sammanfattning : The formation of human capital is an integral part of economic growth. If we can optimize classroom organization, long-term economic performance is likely to be waiting on the other side. Consequently, how peers affect one another in a classroom and school setting could be a question of considerable economic importance. LÄS MER