Search for dissertations about: "economic assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 420 swedish dissertations containing the words economic assessment.

  1. 1. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996. The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE

  2. 2. ICT and formative assessment in the learning society

    Author : Bertil Roos; David Hamilton; Yngve Troye Nordkvelle; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; assessment; internet; ICT; learning; constructivism; formative assessment; constructivist assessment; feedback; examination; on-line; cybernetic; e-learning; learning society; Pedagogik; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : In the 1930s and 1940s, less than one percent of the Swedish population were in higher education. By the beginning of 1990s this proportion had reached 2.4%. During the 1990s, however, a new economic current flowed in Swedish higher education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Spatial Economies and Organization

    Author : Marcus Sundberg; Lars Lundqvist; Geoffrey J.D. Hewings; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; spatial computable general equilibrium; monopolistic competition; dynamic; organization; new economic geography; fragmentation; production chains; vertical; horizontal; regional economics; trade.; Business and economics; Ekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns both static and dynamic modeling in a spatial computable general equilibrium setting. First, we have applied a static framework for the assessment of economic impacts of the Öresund bridge. Secondly, we make an attempt to enhance the static framework through the introduction of economic dynamics. READ MORE

  4. 4. An indirect route to equality : taxing consumers to build the Swedish welfare state

    Author : Gunnar Lantz; Thomas Pettersson; Lena Andersson-Skog; Svante Prado; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; progressivity; economic history; consumption taxes; VAT; tax incidence; regressive taxation; inequality; income distribution; equity; distributive justice; fairness; household budget surveys; tax policy; welfare state; postwar era; institutions; corporatism; EEC; EFTA; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The question of who paid for the welfare state in postwar Sweden has been subject to extensive debate. Many have focused on the comparatively high, and steeply progressive, taxes on income. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    Author : Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. READ MORE