Search for dissertations about: "International diffusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words International diffusion.

  1. 1. The international diffusion of new chemical entities : A cross-national study of the determinants of differences in drug lag

    Author : Fredrik Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International diffusion; Drug Jag; New chemical entities; Drugs; Determinants of diffusion; Econometric analysis; Cross-national; NCEs; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The two main objectives of this thesis are to make a general contribution to the understanding of the international diffusion of new chemical entities (NCEs) and to improve the research methods by applying econometric methodology. The study is based on a data base including all 553 NCEs introduced in Sweden during the period 1960-1987 and their introductions in France, West Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Norway. READ MORE

  2. 2. Norm Acceptance in the International Community : A study of disaster risk reduction and climate-induced migration

    Author : Elin Jakobsson; Mark Rhinard; Lisa Dellmuth; Maria Rost Rublee; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; International Relations; norms; norm diffusion; norm acceptance; norm emergence; norm life cycle; disaster risk reduction; climate-induced migration; climate refugees; climate security; internationella relationer; International Relations;

    Abstract : Different kinds of normative claims and statements of “oughtness” infuse the international political environment. But why do some proposed norms become accepted by the international community while others do not? This thesis investigates this central question using two normatively charged international issues as vehicles for explanation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conceptual and empirical issues of technological change in the health care sector : Innovation and diffusion of hemodialysis and renal transplantation

    Author : Ann Bonair; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Medical technology; innovation; diffusion; determinants of diffusion; ESRD treatment; ESRD costs; regional variations; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The present study focuses on one instance of technological change in medical practice; the innovation and diffusion of hemodialysis and renal transplantation (ESRD treatment)- two therapeutic innovations aimed at the treatment of patients suffering from chronic renal failure. The purpose of the thesis is to study the processes by which medical technology is developed imd disseminated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acquisition of Capabilitities through International Technology Transfer

    Author : Sverker Alänge; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; Technology transfer; Network; Entrepreneurship; Industrial economics; Innovation; Diffusion; Developing countries; Infant industry; Motivation;

    Abstract : The focus in this thesis is on the acquisition of static and dynamic capabilities in LDC industry. This has been studied in small industries in Tanzania, which were started through international technology transfer, in which small producing firms from Sweden acted as technology suppliers (The Sister Industry Programme). READ MORE

  5. 5. How do international norms travel? : Women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste

    Author : Susanne Alldén; Cynthia Kite; Gunnel Gustafsson; Kathryn Hochstetler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : norm diffusion; women’s political rights; post-conflict statebuilding; Cambodia; Timor-Leste; norm entrepreneurs; capability to function.; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : How do international norms travel, via statebuilding efforts, into post-conflict settings, and how do international and national actors interact in this process? These are the main questions addressed in this thesis. The empirical focus is the spreading and rooting of the norm of women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste, two countries in which international actors have played a significant role in statebuilding efforts. READ MORE