Search for dissertations about: "cost efficiency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1043 swedish dissertations containing the words cost efficiency.

  1. 1. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Use of Laboratory Analyses in Sweden : Quality and Cost-Effectiveness in Test Utilization

    Author : Mirja Mindemark; Anders Larsson; Lars-Olof Hansson; Per Simonsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; continuing medical education; cost control; cost savings; physician practice patterns; diagnostic tests; clinical chemistry; primary health care; health care costs; laboratory management; test utilization; trends; cost-effectiveness; inflammatory bowel disease; irritable bowel syndrome; calprotectin; cost avoidance; Clinical chemistry; Klinisk kemi; Biomedical Laboratory Science; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap;

    Abstract : Laboratory analyses, essential in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of disease, are indispensable in health care, but appropriate utilization is intricate. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the use of laboratory tests in Sweden with the objective to evaluate and optimize test utilization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Process-based transaction cost analysis: a cost management exploration in SCA Packaging

    Author : Hans Knutsson; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; containerboard production; dynamic transaction costs; cost drivers; cost structure analysis; economic organisation; transaction cost attributes; transaction costs; cost management; Organizational science; Organisationsteori;

    Abstract : Firms compete with each other to earn the highest profit. A wide range of issues needs to be considered in order to do so – decisions about products, markets, customers and, not to forget, organisation have to be made. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Collaboration Between the Fire and Rescue Service and New Actors : Cost-efficiency and Adaptation

    Author : Weinholt Åsa; Jan Lundgren; Tobias Andersson Granberg; Johan Holmgren; Sofie Pilemalm; Björn Sund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fire and rescue service; emergency services; collaboration; new actors; first responders; costefficiency; adaptation;

    Abstract : The emergency services serves an important purpose in society by ensuring that people in need, regardless of their geographical location, receives help when they fall victims to undesirable incidents. Existing resources are however often limited and concentrated to urban areas making travel distances to remote areas long. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reforming a publicly owned monopoly : costs and incentives in railway maintenance

    Author : Kristofer Odolinski; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Andrew Smith; Lars Hultkrantz; Marc Ivaldi; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Railway track; Maintenance; Contract; Incentive reward ; Competition; Cost; Quality; Economic efficiency; J01 Railway: Railway track; J01 Railway: Railway track; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; cost efficiency; contracts; tendering; rail infrastructure; maintenance; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The railway system is often considered to be an industry where a monopoly occurs “naturally”, which can explain the public ownership and the use of regulations. However, railways in Europe have been subject to reforms during the last three decades. READ MORE