Search for dissertations about: "Andrés Rodríguez-Pose"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Andrés Rodríguez-Pose.

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

    Author : Rikard Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Gunnar Malmberg; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Agglomeration economies; labour mobility; plant performance; geographical proximity; related variety; clusters; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    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

  2. 2. Continuity and Change : Essays on path-dependence in economic geography and good food

    Author : Pepijn Olders; Dominic Power; Henrik Mattsson; Anders Malmberg; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; path dependence; continuity; change; expert opinion; economic geography; restaurants; low-emission vehicles; PDO PGI labels;

    Abstract : How can it be, that in our rapidly changing world certain things remain recognisably the same for such a long time? This dissertation is concerned with the economic geography of path-dependence and seeks to explain selected everyday examples of continuity and change. How can French restaurants and chefs be successful for decades despite changes in taste? Why are cars powered by fossil fuels still around while there are many novel and cleaner alternatives? What explains the re-invention of local food products in spite of the influx of many new products from around the world? These are the question this dissertation tries to explain as spatial expressions of ‘path-dependence’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Firms in Global Value Chains : An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of the Changing Location of International Production

    Author : Trudy-Ann Stone; Charlie Karlsson; Philippe Rouchy; Quoreshi Shahid; Bengtsson Lars; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Global value chains; outsourcing; offshoring; technical efficiency; multinational firms; imports; exports; financial crisis; institutions;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the globalization of production, a salient feature of the modern economy. The development of international outsourcing as a widespread business practice and the simultaneous decrease in trade and transport costs have contributed to the growth of a phenomenon known as global value chains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Firm renewal in the regional economy

    Author : Tina Wallin; Börje Johansson; Lars Pettersson; Johan Klaesson; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis consists four independent papers. In each paper the purpose is to analyse firm renewal, with special consideration to regional characteristics. Highlighted here are the knowledge available in the region where a firm is located as well as the local supply of financial intermediaries. READ MORE