Search for dissertations about: "Regional development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 546 swedish dissertations containing the words Regional development.

  1. 1. Learning Destinations : The complexity of tourism development

    Author : Laila Gibson; Sven-Erik Karlsson; Lars Aronsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organising Regional Innovation Support : Sweden's Industrial Development Centres as Regional Development Coalitions

    Author : Marie-Louise Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; lnnovation support organisations; lnnovation policy; Learning organisations; Development coalitions; Partnership; Organisationai capabilities; Economic geography of innovation; Learning regions; Socio-cultural and institutional context; Path-dependency; Sweden; Finspång; Gnosjö; Tekniska innovationer; regional utveckling; regionalpolitik; innovation; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This PhD dissertation examines the issues of institutional and policy learning often referred to in discussions about innovation policy in the literature on economic geography of innovation, systems of innovation, and learning regions. A central argument is that in order to enhance OUTknowledge of this learning dimension in innovation policy we need to focus on the level at which much innovation policy is organised and implemented, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. On inter-industry relatedness and regional economic development

    Author : Kadri Kuusk; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; relatedness; regional economic development; structural change; agglomeration economies; knowledge spillovers; labour mobility; path development; Sweden; innovation; economic growth; related variety; related diversification; regional growth; evolutionary economic geography; labour market;

    Abstract : The dissertation aims to advance our understanding about the role of local industry structure in regional economic development. More specifically, it investigates how relatedness between local industries (i.e. similarities in what kind of knowledge industries use) contributes to and constrains regional economic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dressed for success : designing and managing regional strategic networks

    Author : Edith Andresen; Lars Hallén; Martin Johanson; Lars Silver; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; RSNs; regional development; actors; resources; activities; performance; commitment; hub-tasks; communication strategy; cooperation; entrepreneurship; Regionala strategiska nätverk; regional utveckling; aktörer; resurser; aktiviteter; resultat; engagemang; navets uppgifter; kommunikationsstrategi; samarbete; entreprenörskap; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Inter-organizational network initiatives such as regional strategic networks (RSNs) are often used by firms and public agencies to support regional development and competitiveness. RSNs are designed networks managed by a hub and financed by public or private means. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Kind of Regionalism? : Regionalism and Region Building in Northern European Peripheries

    Author : Josefina Syssner; Rune Johansson; Michae Keating; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; regionalism; region building; regional identities; cultures and images; regional development; soft location factors; social capital; ideology; discourse; comparison; regionalism; regionskapande; regional identitet och kultur; regional utveckling; socialt kapital; ideologi; diskurs; jämförelse; Ethnicity; Etnicitet;

    Abstract : "What Kind of Regionalism?" is a comparative study of regionalism and region building in two northern European regions – Meclenburg-Western Pomerania in Germany and Norrbotten in Sweden. The aim of the thesis is to investigate what kind of regionalism is emerging in regions that are neither economically successful nor regarded as 'ethnic communities'. READ MORE