Search for dissertations about: "agglomeration economies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words agglomeration economies.

  1. 1. The Inherent Complexity of Agglomeration : Essays on the self-organization of urban economies

    Author : Joakim Wernberg; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive system CAS ; Complexity; Self-organization; Agglomeration economies; Knowledge spillovers; Information processing; Local interactions; Cities; Urban economies; Urban Scaling; Intra-urban scaling;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis combines complexity science and economic geography in order to explore bottom-up, self-organizing principles within urban economies, in particular in relation to the flow of information and knowledge between people. The thesis consists of a kappa that covers the general theoretical framework and four papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Regional Growth, Comparative Advantages and Foreign Direct Investments

    Author : Per Thulin; Pontus Braunerhjelm; David Audretsch; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Agglomeration; agglomeration economies; dynamic comparative advantage; FDI; gross domestic investment; industry-specific effects; institutions; labor mobility; market size; regional growth; relative costs; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays, covering four different topics. The first essay investigates the relationship between inter-firm labor mobility and regional productivity growth. Previous studies have shown that density is positively correlated with growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labour mobility and plant performance : The influence of proximity, relatedness and agglomeration

    Author : Rikard Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Gunnar Malmberg; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Agglomeration economies; labour mobility; plant performance; geographical proximity; related variety; clusters; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to shed new light on the theorizations discussing the economic benefits of geographical clustering in a space economy increasingly characterized by globalization processes. This is made possible through the employment of a plant-perspective and a focus on how the relative fixity and mobility of labour influence plant performance throughout the entire Swedish economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creative Distraction : The Digital Transformation of the Advertising Industry

    Author : Markus M Bugge; Dominic Power; Anders Malmberg; Neil Coe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; innovation; advertising; Internet; agglomeration economies; creative; interactive; knowledge; Oslo; Norway; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis is primarily based on a case study on how the Internet affects the advertising industry in Oslo, Norway, and on how the digitization of advertising adds to our understanding of the geography of innovation and urban and regional development. The study argues that the Internet fundamentally changes and challenges the advertising industry, and that advertising merges into market communication and even user experience and product development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Industrial Development and Political Economy of Africa

    Author : Eyerusalem G. Siba; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration economies; African manufacturing; Credit constraints; Darfur; Ethiopia; Ethnic cleansing; Growth; Informal sector; New firms; Poverty trap; Prices; Productivity; Resource struggle; Returns to capital; Survival; Skills.;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Returns to Capital and Informality. We study the pattern of returns to capital in the formal and informal manufacturing sectors in Ethiopia. We use a rich panel dataset of manufacturing firms in the formal sector for the period 1996-2006 and two rounds of repeated cross-sectional data of the urban informal sector firms. READ MORE