Search for dissertations about: "Financial Innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words Financial Innovation.

  1. 1. Innovation groups : Before innovation work is begun

    Author : Mikael Johnsson; Tomas Backström; John Bessant; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; innovation management; innovation group; innovation team; innovation work; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : This research project was begun during the financial crisis of 2009 with the objective of increasing the competiveness of SMEs’ (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) by developing their innovation-management capabilities. The research presented in this licentiate thesis (thesis) is a part of the project in which newly-formed innovation groups at two SMEs in Eskilstuna, Sweden have been studied before they began innovation work. READ MORE

  2. 2. The pace of innovation : Patterns of innovation in the cardiac pacemaker industry

    Author : Patrik Hidefjäll; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cardiac Pacemaker; Competition; Competitive Advantage; Defibrillator; Dominant Design; Innovation; Organizational Field; Patterns of Innovation; Technical Change; Technology Cycle; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The PhD thesis "The Pace of Innovation" addresses the questions how patterns of innovation change over time in an industry, their consequences for competition and how institutional conditions in an industry shape determinants of patterns of innovation. Patterns of innovation mainly refer to how certain regularities in the diversity, types and locus of innovation change in an industry according to a technology and industry life cycle. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation in Complex Adaptive Systems

    Author : Petter Törnberg; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Society; Transitions; Complexity; Innovation Society; Wicked Systems; Technical change; EvoDevo; Innovation; Exaptive Bootstrapping; Generative Entrenchment; Niche Construction Theory;

    Abstract : Our society is increasingly beset by a range of interrelated crises - with the financial crisis, the energy crisis, and the global warming crisis as leading examples - forming a "meta-crisis" with its roots in processes deeply entrenched in society (Lane et al., 2011), and emanating from large-scale complex adaptive systems so strongly interlinked that they are hard to even define and delimit. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Economic Backbone of Development : Essays in Financial and Political Economy

    Author : Jon Olofsson; Andreas Madestam; Björn Tyrefors; Marieke Bos; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial Economics; Development Economics; Banking; Innovation; Industrial Development; Political Economy; Police; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Local Banking and Historical Innovation: the Effect of Swedish Savings BanksHow does access to credit affect innovation at the early stages of development? This essay uses digitized records from the Swedish savings banks movement, in combination with novel data on the universe of historical patenting, to study how savings banks affected innovation in Sweden between 1900 and 1949, a period when the country was still a developing economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Fiscal Policy, Public Debt and Financial Development

    Author : Alfredo Schclarek Curutchet; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; private consumption; Ekonomisk planering; Handel; Economic planning; imperfect information; Trade; financial development; economic growth; capital accumulation; productivity growth; private savings rate; vertical innovation; horizontal innovation; industry diversification; public debt; external debt; developing countries; taxation; government expenditure; fiscal policy;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three distinct articles that can be read separately. Each one has been awarded a chapter of its own. The independence of these chapters should not be taken as meaning that they are unrelated. Besides belonging all to the subfield of macroeconomics, they share the common feature of being inherently economic policy oriented. READ MORE