Sökning: "Informal and Formal Sectors"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade orden Informal and Formal Sectors.

  1. 1. Economics of Migration

    Författare :Peter Karpestam; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time; Simulations; Remittances; Panel Data; Multiplier Effects; Migration; The Labor Market; Education; Informal and Formal Sectors;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract Population movements are more substantial today than at any other point in human history. If managed effectively, migration can be beneficial for all aspects of social and economic life. This thesis contains four papers, all of which are related to the economic consequences and determinants of migration, within and across countries. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Tactical planning in engineer-to-order environments

    Författare :Hafez Shurrab; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sales and operations planning; Operations planning and control; Tactical planning; Operations management; Cross-functional integration; Complexity; Case study; Engineer-to-order;

    Sammanfattning : Tactical planning is implemented to balance customer demand and supply capacity within a medium-term and to avoid under- and overcapacity. In engineer-to-order (ETO) environments, under- and overcapacity lead firms to incur substantial costs that can easily wipe out profit margins. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Metropolitan growth and migration in Peru

    Författare :Gunnar Malmberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Migration; Urbanization; Informal sector; Third World; Peru; Metropolitan growth; Urban pull;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract: The study deals with the interplay between migration and metropolitan growth in Peru during the last decades. The key question is to what extent Peru's rural-urban migration and rapid urban growth is triggered by opportunities within the formal and informal sectors in the growing metropolis of Lima. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Industrial Development and Political Economy of Africa

    Författare :Eyerusalem G. Siba; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration economies; African manufacturing; Credit constraints; Darfur; Ethiopia; Ethnic cleansing; Growth; Informal sector; New firms; Poverty trap; Prices; Productivity; Resource struggle; Returns to capital; Survival; Skills.;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Returns to Capital and Informality. We study the pattern of returns to capital in the formal and informal manufacturing sectors in Ethiopia. We use a rich panel dataset of manufacturing firms in the formal sector for the period 1996-2006 and two rounds of repeated cross-sectional data of the urban informal sector firms. LÄS MER

  5. 5. From Rural Gift to Urban Commodity : Traditional Medicinal Knowledge and Socio-spatial Transformation in the Eastern Lake Victoria Region

    Författare :Ouma Anne; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Linda Helgesson; Stacey Langwick; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eastern Lake Victoria Region; Traditional Medicinal knowledge; Traditional Healers; Youth; Inter-generational learning processes; commodification and commercialization; gift; Socio-spatial transformation; rural-urban; gender; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : As we celebrate all the dynamic and dramatic improvements in human health care in the 21st century, life in much of Africa begins with and is sustained with the support of traditional medicinal knowledge. Research on traditional medicinal knowledge (TMK) is extensive, but rather few studies have been written about Traditional Healers' (THs') own perceptions about TMK and practices in relation to changing societal dynamics. LÄS MER