Sökning: "Opportunity costs"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 110 avhandlingar innehållade orden Opportunity costs.

  1. 1. Voices for Change : Hopes and costs for empowerment - a study on women's claims in the Egyptian revolution

    Författare :Christine Bendixen; Klas Roth; Margareta Aspan; Mina O'Dowd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; empowerment; agency; structure; functionings; capability; social conversion factors; narrative imagination; opportunity costs; societal change; Egypt; pedagogik; Education;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates women’s possibilities to actively participate in societal change in Egypt. It aims at enhancing the understanding of structural conditions for women’s agency and how these enables and/or restrains women’s participation in the aspiration for societal change as well as their aspiration to live a ‘full life’. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Costs and Tactics in the Evolution of Reproductive Effort

    Författare :Ingemar Jönsson; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; capital breeding; Falco tinnunculus; body mass; DEE; reproductive effort; reproductive costs; income breeding; Animal ecology; Djurekologi;

    Sammanfattning : This study focuses on various aspects of costs of reproduction and the evolution of energetic breeding tactics. It emphasizes the distinction between demographic costs of reproduction expressed already before current offspring have reached independence (prebreeding costs), and costs expressed only after offspring independence (postbreeding costs). LÄS MER

  3. 3. Growth and Business Cycles -Swedish Manufacturing Industry 1952-2001

    Författare :Camilla Josephson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekonomisk och social historia; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Manufacturing industry; Institutional change; Knowledge accumulation; Opportunity costs; The cointegrated VAR model; Business cycles; Economic growth; TFP growth; Cyclical economics; Konjunkturteori; cykliska förlopp;

    Sammanfattning : This study shows that the mechanisms behind knowledge accumulation and the sources of productivity growth differ from industry to industry depending on what is produced and what technology is used. Although it is apparent to most researchers in the field that the only way to explain long-run growth in output per capita is through technological progress and accumulation of knowledge that counteract the dampening effect of diminishing returns, we are still in the dark about how such mechanisms operate. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Equality of Access in Health Care

    Författare :Katarina Steen Carlsson; Hälsoekonomi; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; financial and time cost; socio-economic variation; hopsital care; concentration index; consumption possibilities; definition; opportunity; equality of access; equity; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Equality of access may be defined and operationalised in several ways. Paper I, 'Equality of access. Definitions and policy implications', proposes a theoretical outline of possible definitions of equal access, of the policy measures needed to attain equality and of their consequences. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The impacts of network effects and multi-service provision on consumer switching costs in the Swedish telecommunications market

    Författare :Pratompong Srinuan; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; broadband Internet; switching costs; tariff-mediated network effects; local network effects; calling clubs; Sweden; multiple-service; termination-based price discrimination;

    Sammanfattning : The Swedish telecommunications market has been liberalised since 1990s. Liberalisation gave an opportunity to several new entrants to enter to the market. Consumers also gained benefits from more telecom providers and services to choose from, and lower telecom prices. LÄS MER