Search for dissertations about: "The State as Investment Market"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words The State as Investment Market.

  1. 1. The State as Investment Market : An Analytical Framework for Interpreting Politics and Bureaucracy in Kyrgyzstan

    Author : Johan Engvall; Li Bennich-Björkman; Svante Cornell; Astrid Hedin; Henry Hale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Kyrgyzstan; state; investment market; sale of public offices; corruption; politics; bureaucracy; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What type of state has emerged in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, and what kind of theoretical framework must we develop to understand its behavior and performance? This study argues that the logic of political and bureaucratic organization follows that of an investment market in which public offices are purchased with the expectation of yielding a favorable return. This theory represents a novel perspective on the post-communist state which has hitherto either been premised on modernization theory or emphasized a robustly personalistic logic of political organization. READ MORE

  2. 2. The state of tenancy : Rental housing and municipal statecraft in Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Jennie Gustafsson; Peter Schmitt; Eva K. Andersson; Brett Christophers; Tuna Tasan-Kok; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; rental housing; public housing; private rental housing; inequality; financialization; urban governance; local state; state theory; renovations; renovictions; privatization; urban planning; housing politics; regulation approach; Rosengård; Malmö; allmännyttan; privat hyresrätt; stadsplanering; nyliberalism; finansialisering; kommun; renovering; privatisering; bostadspolitik; Herrgården; Rosengård; Malmö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; Urbana studier; Urban studies;

    Abstract : Rental housing tenants in Sweden and Europe are increasingly seeing their homes subsumed to market pressures. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into the processes by which market and financial practices and logics shape the housing sector, through a critical analysis of rental housing in Malmö, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ownership reform and corporate governance : The Slovak privatisation process in 1990-1996

    Author : Mikael Olsson; Mats Larsson; Lars Magnusson; Peter de Souza; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatisation; ownership reform; corporate governance; the Slovak Republic; restructuring; property rights; financial sector development; economic transition; communist economies; path dependence; institutional economics; investment funds; transformation; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since 1989, there has been a period of rapid change of the economies of the former Eastern bloc. Within a few years, the majority of the formerly centrally administered economies had begun restructuring their economic systems, including the privatisation. of formerly state-owned enterprises. READ MORE

  4. 4. Steady state analysis of HVDC grid with Wind Power Plants

    Author : Kalid Yunus; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ARIMA; electricity price; meshed HVDC grid; WPP; transmission tariff; temporal and spatial correlation; electricity market; VSC HVDC; wind speed modelling; secondary supervisory controller; LRMC; SRMC; PV; primary controller; investment cost;

    Abstract : The idea of building a multi-terminal, even a meshed HVDC grid in the North Sea, that can inter-connect surrounding nations, is being discussed widely. Such a system is expected to be realised in steps through the interconnection of wind power plants and electricity markets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vulnerability and inequalities in health and wellbeing : the role of social policy

    Author : Björn Högberg; Anna Baranowska-Rataj; Mattias Strandh; Espen Dahl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social policy; Welfare state; Vulnerability; Inequality; Social stratification; Health; Wellbeing;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the moderating role of social policies for the association between vulnerable social positions and health and wellbeing. Vulnerable social positions are identified in relation to age-related transition points in to or out of the labour market. READ MORE