Sökning: "Informal and Formal Sectors"

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

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

    Detta är en avhandling från ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Författare :Hafez Shurrab; [2019]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Eyerusalem G. Siba; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    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

  3. 3. Metropolitan growth and migration in Peru

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Gunnar Malmberg; Umeå universitet.; [1988]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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 Manufacturing Production in a Developing Economy: Kenya 1992-94

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Karl Lundvall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm size; Kenya; manufacturing; stochastic frontier production functions; data envelopment analysis; technical efficiency; factor substitution; informal sector.;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation consists of five separate empirical papers based on panel data from Kenyan manufacturing firms in the food, wood, textile and metal sectors, collected during the early 1990s, and an overview of the economic literature on small firms in developing countries. The principal tools of analysis are the microeconomic theory of production and econometrics. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays in Institutional and Development Economics

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Heather Congdon Fors; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; property rights; resource rents; rent seeking; child labor;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: "Congo: The Prize of Predation" Abstract: The article analyzes the war against Mobutu (1996-97) and the more recent war (1998- ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with particular attention to greed and grievance as motivating factors in these two wars. Whereas the authors' usage of the term "greed" simply reflects the desire to gain control of natural resource rents, they model "grievance" as deliberate institutional differences, implemented by the ruler, between the formal and informal sectors. LÄS MER