Search for dissertations about: "Globalization economic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words Globalization economic.

  1. 1. Socio-Economic Transformation and Gender Relations in Lao PDR

    Author : Damdouane Khouangvichit; Aina Tollefsen; Gunnar Malmberg; Jonathan Rigg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socio-economic transformation; gender relations; Lao PDR; globalization; livelihoods; tourism; mining; economic liberalization; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine socio-economic transformation and gender relations in Lao PDR after the adoption of economic liberalization by the Lao government in the late 1980s. Against a background of general socio-economic transformation in Laos the main focus of the study is on the local level, with emphasis on how people in their everyday lives have engaged with and handled the changes. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jerker Moodysson; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; epistemic communities; biotechnology; communities of practice; geography; proximity; knowledge; localization; globalization; innovation systems; Innovation; Samhällsvetenskaper; 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

  3. 3. Historical patterns of globalization : the growth of outward linkages of Swedish long-standing transnational corporations, 1890s-1990s

    Author : Richard Palmer; Lennart Schön; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign employment; foreign sales; foreign subsidiaries; globalization; history; Sweden; Swedish economy; transnational corporations TNCs .; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The study addresses the outward cross-border linking of the Swedish economy and its most important transnational corporations during the 20th century. It explores the aggregate level of Swedish industry, and most importantly, the firm level of a group of eight long-standing transnational corporations, which during the post-1945 period represented roughly half of Sweden’s foreign industrial activity in terms of employment, e. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Globalization and Development : The Impact of International Trade on Political and Social Institutions

    Author : Roza Khoban; Anders Åkerman; David Strömberg; Andreas Moxnes; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Globalization; International Trade; Economic Development; Political Distortions; Gender Norms; Protests; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The Impact of Trade Liberalization in the Presence of Political DistortionsPolitical distortions are prevalent in many developing countries and can imply substantial productivity losses. Theory is ambiguous as to whether greater openness to trade amplifies or reduces the effects of such distortions. READ MORE