Search for dissertations about: "Localization economies"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Localization economies.

  1. 1. Sites and Modes of Knowledge Creation: On the Spatial Organization of Biotechnology Innovation

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : biotechnology; epistemic communities; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The accelerated speed and intensity of global interconnections in all segments of society during the last couple of decades have had a profound impact on the workings of contemporary capitalism. Increased pressure is put on national and regional economies to continuously upgrade their competitive advantages, at the same time as new learning opportunities occur at a faster rate than ever. READ MORE

  2. 2. Labour mobility and plant performance : The influence of proximity, relatedness and agglomeration 

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Rikard Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : Agglomeration economies; labour mobility; plant performance; geographical proximity; related variety; clusters; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi; kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to shed new light on the theorizations discussing the economic benefits of geographical clustering in a space economy increasingly characterized by globalization processes. This is made possible through the employment of a plant-perspective and a focus on how the relative fixity and mobility of labour influence plant performance throughout the entire Swedish economy. READ MORE