Search for dissertations about: "Ekonomisk geografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 411 swedish dissertations containing the words Ekonomisk geografi.

  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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Geographies of Place Branding : Researching through small and medium sized cities

    Author : Ida Andersson; Brita Hermelin; Gunnel Forsberg; Andy Pike; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rural-urban interdependencies : The role of cities in rural growth

    Author : Niclas Lavesson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stad-land samspel; entreprenörskap; nyföretagande; Stad; Landsbygd; pendling; långpendling; stad-land pendling; urban integration; stadsintegration; Rural-urban interdependencies; entrepreneurship; long-distance commuting; rural-to-urban commuting; rural firm start-ups; necessity entrepreneurship; opportunity entrepreneurship; Sweden; regional growth;

    Abstract : A massive population growth in cities is currently being witnessed in most countries around the world. As urban populations grow, cities eventually expand geographically into what was considered countryside and nowadays distinguishing between what is city and what is countryside is getting increasingly difficult. READ MORE

  4. 4. Change agency in (old) industrial regions : Shaping new futures

    Author : Linda Stihl; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Geography; Change Agency; Reproductive agency; Old industrial regions; Regional development; Ekonomisk geografi; Förändringsagens; Reproduktiv agens; Gamla industriregioner; Regional utveckling;

    Abstract : The aim of the dissertation is to develop a better understanding of the role of local agency in the transformation of old industrial regions. Theoretically the dissertation builds on concepts which are important in the debate on regional development in old industrial regions such as path dependency, negative lock-ins, the role of institutions, and new path development, while exploring and unpacking the role of agency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Migrant Workers : moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    Author : Karin Krifors; Anders Neergaard; Sofie Tornhill; Anna Gavanas; Nora Räthzel; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    Abstract : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. READ MORE