Search for dissertations about: "Innovation economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 311 swedish dissertations containing the words Innovation economics.

  1. 1. The Role of Public Policies for Energy Technology Development : Their Innovation Effects and Interaction

    Author : Kristoffer Bäckström; Robert Lundmark; Göran Bostedt; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; Innovation economics; Patents; Energy policy; Pilot and demonstration plants; Public policy; Economics of technological change; Innovation; teknisk utveckling; inducerad teknisk utveckling; miljöpolitiska styrmedel; miljöekonomi; patent; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyze the role of public policies for technological development (i.e., innovation) in the renewable energy sector. The thesis consists of an introductory part and three self-contained papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Innovation and Productivity : A Microdata Analysis

    Author : Pardis Nabavi; Hans Lööf; Jacques Mairesse; KTH; []

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four papers. The first two papers deal with firms’ innovation strategies, knowledge spillover and their impact on growth and productivity. The last two papers are focused on spinoffs and their survival. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation and Employment in Services : The case of Knowledge Intensive Business Services in Sweden

    Author : Johanna Nählinder; Staffan Laestadius; Ian Miles; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Knowledge Intensive Business Services; KIBS; Innovation; Employment Effects; Job Creation; Job Destruction; Product Innovation; Process Innovation; Organisational Innovation; Technological Innovation; Service Innovation; Services; Customisation; Innovation Survey; Community Innovation Survey; Sweden; Innovationsspridning; Kunskapsföretag; Arbetsmarknad; Organisationsutveckling; Kunskapsöverföring; Anställning; Innovation; Produktutveckling; Sverige; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This is a study of innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) and the impact innovation has on employment. The thesis relies on theories within the fields of "innovation in services", in particular KIBS, and "innovation and employment", taking as its point of departure the taxonomy of product and process innovation. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Move : Essays on the Economic and Political Development of Sweden

    Author : Erik Prawitz; Jakob Svensson; Davide Cantoni; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic development; political economics; migration; innovation; technological development; transport infrastructure; housing economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics. Their abstracts are presented below:Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. We study the political effects of mass emigration to the United States in the 19th century using data from Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Inequality, Insolvency and Innovation

    Author : Paula Roth; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inequality; Relative Deprivation; Consumption; Household Debt; Risk-sharing; Social Comparison; Status; Conspicuous Consumption; Innovation; Occupational Choice; Insolvency; Entrepreneurship; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : First Impressions Last – Does Inequality Increase Status Consumption and Household Debt? (with Elin Molin): Recent decades have seen an increase in income inequality and household debt-to-GDP ratios in many countries, and several studies have suggested that higher income inequality spurs borrowing among nonrich households through their preference to "Keep up with the Joneses". In this paper, we show that standard Keeping up with the Joneses utility functions cannot generate this relationship unless one imposes the implausible assumption that the rich are more impatient than the nonrich. READ MORE