Search for dissertations about: "economic criteria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 swedish dissertations containing the words economic criteria.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen 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. Sustainable Development and Urban Water Management Linking Theory and Practice of Economic Criteria

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mattias Hjerpe; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interdisciplinary studies; economic criteria; water management; infrastructure; cost; environment; Hållbar utveckling; vattenförsörjning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The interest in using criteria and indicators for assessing activities in relation to sustainable development is increasing. This dissertation analyses the potential for using economic criteria for assessment of urban water management in relation to sustainable development. The analysis consists of three parts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Panel Cointegration

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Joakim Westerlund; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Cross-Sectional Dependence; Common factor restriction; Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle; Fisher Hypothesis; economic policy; economic theory; economic systems; Economics; econometrics; Structural Break.; Sieve Bootstrap; Information Criteria; Residual-Based Cointegration Test; Panel Cointegration; Monte Carlo Simulation; Model Selection; International R D Spillovers; International Health Care Expenditures;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling utvecklar nya tekniker för analys av kointegrationssamband i paneldata. Det första kapitlet är en introduktion medan de resterande sex innehåller avhandlingens huvudsakliga bidrag. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Social Distance, Institutions, and Economic Growth

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Gustav Hansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; rule of law; government effectiveness; development; colonial origin; country size; Montesquieu; nationalism; nation-building; ethnic diversity; protectionism; non-nested tests; modeling selection; economic growth; productivity; equipment investment; investment prices.;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Country Size and the Rule of Law: Resuscitating Montesquieu In this paper, we demonstrate that there is a robust negative relationship between the size of country territory and a measure of the rule of law for a large cross-section of countries. We outline a theoretical framework featuring two main reasons for this regularity; firstly that institutional quality often has the character of a local public good that is imperfectly spread across space from the core of the country to the hinterland, and secondly that a large territory usually is accompanied by valuable rents and a lack of openness that both tend to distort property rights institutions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organizational resilience through crisis strategic planning

    University dissertation from Tampere University of Technology

    Author : Rudrajeet Pal; Högskolan i Borås.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational resilience; crisis strategic planning; economic crisis; Sweden; textile and clothing; small and medium -sized enterprise;

    Abstract : Resilience, in an organizational sense meaning the ability to withstand crises and disturbances, has become a keyword during the last ten years. It is associated with established activities like risk and crisis management and business continuity planning or with strategic management, but it allows for new perspectives and insights into the conditions for doing business. READ MORE