Search for dissertations about: "council size"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words council size.

  1. 1. Critical degrees of saturation at freezing of porous and brittle materials

    Author : Göran Fagerlund; Avdelningen för Byggnadsmaterial; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; resistance; freezing mechanism; freezing test method; pore size distribution determination ; saturation degree of ; water absorption; frost;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on experimental work carried out during the period 1968-1972. The whole investigation is sponsored by the Swedish Council for Building Research and has been performed at the department of Building Materials at the Lund Institute of Technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Political Economy of Municipality Break-Ups

    Author : Anna Brink; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Municipalities; Secession; Municipality Break-Ups; Local Government; Municipal Council; Public Provision of Private Goods; Public Services; Exploitation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with politico-economic aspects of municipality break-ups. It consists of an introduction and three self-contained papers. Paper I: The Break-up of Municipalities - Voting Behavior in Local Referenda This paper examines the economic and political conditions that influence people's attitudes regarding a municipality break-up. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays in Political Economics and Public Finance

    Author : Che-Yuan Liang; Sören Blomquist; Panu Poutvaara; Uppsala universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: This paper first extends a recently developed nonparametric approach to estimate labor supply (Blomquist and Newey 2002) to handle the case when there are individuals that do not work. The extension makes it possible to sort out responses on the participation and hour margins. READ MORE

  4. 4. Learning to Analyze Visual Data Streams for Environment Perception

    Author : Emil Brissman; Michael Felsberg; Bastian Leibe; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : A mobile robot, instructed by a human operator, acts in an environment with many other objects. However, for an autonomous robot, human instructions should be minimal and only high-level instructions, such as the ultimate task or destination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do Financial Incentives Make a Difference? : A Comparative Study of the Effects of Performance-Based Reimbursement in Swedish Health Care

    Author : Ewa Forsberg; Finn Kamper-Jörgensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Financial incentives; efficiency; work environment; professional autonomy; leadership; cost awareness; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Social Medicine; socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Financial incentives have become important in health care all over the world. This thesis compares one council implementing a new payment system based on performance based reimbursement (PBR) with ten councils retaining an annual budget system. READ MORE