Search for dissertations about: "Peripheral regions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the words Peripheral regions.

  1. 1. Cluster Dynamics and Industrial Policy in Peripheral Regions : a study of cluster formation as a local development process

    Author : Cali Nuur; Staffan Laestadius; David Jacobson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Peripheral regions; Industrial policy; regional development policy; cluster dynamics; call centress; Sweden; Hälsingland; Landsortsregioner; Industriell politik; Regional utvecklingspolitik; Klusterdynamik; Call centers; Sverige; Hälsingland; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The rapid growth of the global economy in the last two decades has created a new economic reality in many municipalities in peripheral regions of Sweden. Having earlier relied on traditional industry as the source of employment, today municipalities in peripheral regions are struggling to survive in a completely changed economic landscape, with new conditions for development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas : Processes of Local Innovation and Change in Northern Sweden

    Author : Patrick Brouder; Peter Fredman; Linda Lundmark; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : change; development; evolution; peripheral; Sweden; tourism.;

    Abstract : Tourism has reached almost all regions of the world and has had a notable growth in the peripheral regions of Europe. Attempts at tourism development in rural and peripheral areas have resulted in widely varying outcomes and have often been undertaken as a last resort by communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Redistributive regionalism : Narratives on regionalisation in the Nordic periphery

    Author : Lisa Hörnström; Anders Lidström; Marie-Louise von Bergmann-Winberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; regional governance; regional policy; new regionalism; peripheral regions; redistributive regionalism; Nordic regionalism; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : During the last decades a stronger role for the regions has developed in many West European countries. To a significant degree this regionalisation trend has coincided with European integration. The key change in the role of the regional level has been with regard to its status as an agent of regional development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Knowledge intensive business services in non-core areas : Preconditions and strategies for value creation and competitiveness

    Author : Hjalti Nielsen; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; KIBS; Tjänster; Icke-kärnområden; Perifera regioner; Agglomerationsfördelar; IKT-teknik; KIBS; Services; Non-core areas; Peripheral regions; Agglomeration advantages; ICT technologies;

    Abstract : Knowledge intensive business services (KIBS) play a key role in economic development. Due to the complex and collaborative nature of their value creation processes, it is conventionally argued that they depend strongly on physical proximity to large client-, and labour-markets, as well as on closeness to advanced knowledge infrastructures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peripheral and Central Mechanisms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome : in search of links

    Author : Olga Bednarska; Susanna Walter; Åsa Keita; Maria Engström; Magnus Ström; Asbjørn Mohr Drewes; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic visceral pain disorder with female predominance, characterized by recurrent abdominal pain and disturbed bowel habits in the absence of an identifiable organic cause. This prevalent and debilitating disease, which accounts for a substantial economic and individual burden, lacks exact diagnostic tools and effective treatment, since its pathophysiology remains uncertain. READ MORE