Search for dissertations about: "Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8351 swedish dissertations containing the word Sweden.

  1. 1. Opportunity creation as a mixed embedding process : A study of immigrant entrepreneurs in Sweden

    Author : Quang V. D. Evansluong; Caroline Wigren-Kristoferson; Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas; Monder Ram; Quang Evansluong; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrant entrepreneurship; opportunity creation; entrepreneurial opportunity; social integration; Sweden; mixed embeddedness; mixed embedding; immigrant entrepreneurship; Social integration; sweden;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurial opportunities are frequently noted and addressed in the literature of immigrant entrepreneurship; however, little is known about how these entrepreneurial opportunities come into existence and how immigrant entrepreneurs create such opportunities. The purpose of this thesis is to examine why and how immigrant entrepreneurs create entrepreneurial opportunities through embedding processes in the home country and the host country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corruption in Sweden : Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Paul M. Heywood; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; Public sector research; Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; political science; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I study corruption in the public sector in Sweden, a country which the literature regards as having few corruption problems. Sweden is therefore classified as a “least corrupt” case, and such countries are seldom studied in corruption research. My work is thus an effort to fill a gap in the literature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Architectures of Life-Building in the Twentieth Century : Russia, Germany, Sweden

    Author : Irina Seits; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Irina Sandomirskaja; Thordis Arrhenius; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; architecture of the twentieth century; modernism; Soviet avantgarde; functionalism; constructivism; life-building; Russia; Germany; Sweden; urban theory; IKEA; living space; everyday life; home; Архитектура двадцатого века; жизнестроение; авангард; модернизм; функционализм; ИКЕЯ; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The modernist concept of life-building as an architectural method for improving the conditions of everyday life originated in Europe during the 1920s. This book explores three modes of functionalism by way of a comparative analysis of both the theoretical discourses and architectural practices associated with functionalism in Russia, Germany, and Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatial diffusion of telemedicine in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Strömgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Telemedicine; Spatial diffusion; Sweden; Northern Sweden; Information technology; Networks; Health care delivery;

    Abstract : “Telemedicine” denotes medicine at a distance using telecommunications and information technologies. The aim of the thesis is to reveal determinants and outcomes of telemedicine diffusion—that is, the spread of telemedicine in time and space. Telemedicine is examined both at the national level and in a regional case study. READ MORE