Search for dissertations about: "economic and social benefit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 192 swedish dissertations containing the words economic and social benefit.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. On inter-industry relatedness and regional economic development

    Author : Kadri Kuusk; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; relatedness; regional economic development; structural change; agglomeration economies; knowledge spillovers; labour mobility; path development; Sweden; innovation; economic growth; related variety; related diversification; regional growth; evolutionary economic geography; labour market;

    Abstract : The dissertation aims to advance our understanding about the role of local industry structure in regional economic development. More specifically, it investigates how relatedness between local industries (i.e. similarities in what kind of knowledge industries use) contributes to and constrains regional economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    Author : Johan Miörner; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation systems; reconfiguration; innovation policy; Structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; Automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation system; reconfiguration; innovation policy; structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the complexities of regional economic restructuring. It casts a light on how regional environments are ‘reconfigured’ in relation to the transformation of existing regional industries and the development of new ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. The geographies of Swedish musicians’ work practices : How, when and where Swedish musicians perform work and creativity in the contemporary popular music industry

    Author : Jimi Nilsson; Johan Jansson; Jenny Sjöholm; Brian Hracs; Thomas Florén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Knowledge communities; social networks; music industry; music geographies; temporary clusters; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Over the recent years, technological changes in the music industry have altered the geography of music production and non-creative music work. Progress in information and communication technology has lead to decreasing revenues from record sales, which in turn has affected traditional income models for musicians, in particular income from record sales. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small-Scale Fisheries Governance : Broadening Perspectives on Markets, Relationships and Benefits in Seafood Trade

    Author : Elizabeth Drury O'Neill; Beatrice Crona; Maricela de la Torre Castro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Social-Ecological System; Value chain approach; Social realm; Gender Roles; Local attributes; Marine ecosystem; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : This licentiate adresses the relative ambiguity surounding benefit flows from small-scale fisheries seafood trade with a specific focus on how they may be impacted by market and social stuctures. Small-scale fishery governenace has previously taken a narrowly approach to sustainability. READ MORE