Search for dissertations about: "economic institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 300 swedish dissertations containing the words economic institutions.

  1. 1. (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

  2. 2. Essays on Institutions and Institutional Change

    Author : Usman Khalid; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Institutional change; Economic institutions; Political institutions; Firm ownership;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays discussing institutional change and its effects. It distinguishes between economic and political institutions, and highlights the need for broader empirical efforts that consider interactions among different types of institutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Informal Finance and Microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago : An Institutional Study

    Author : Akhil Malaki; Ulf Jonsson; Thorbjörn Engdahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informal institutions; informal finance; microfinance; institutional study; institutions; Jamaica; Trinidad Tobago; Roscas; Credit Unions; NGOs; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This study is about informal institutions in informal finance and microfinance in Jamaica and Trinidad-Tobago. Informal institutions as understood in this study are unwritten social norms that cater to specific needs in the society, and can be indirectly captured and measured in their outcome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Democratic Governance in the Transition from Yugoslav Self-Management to a Market Economy : The Case of the Slovenian Privatization Debates 1990-1992

    Author : Branka Likic-Brboric; Maths Isacson; Göran Salmonsson; Thomas Lundén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatization; transition; democratization; marketization; property rights; Slovenia; institutions; self-management; social ownership; economic democracy; discourse; governance; interdiscursivity; justice; efficiency; path dependence; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main object of this doctoral dissertation is the Slovenian transition to a market economy with a focus on the genesis of the Slovenian privatization model and the political and legislative process behind its formulation. Starting from a presentation of the international context and historical legacies, the study investigates the almost three-year-long Slovenian theoretical, parliamentary, economic, political and public debates (1990-1992) concerning the choice of model and institutional framework for large-scale privatization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brussels : a reflexive world city

    Author : Camilla Elmhorn; Peter Taylor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; world city cities; global city cities; Brussels; global-local interplay; economic reflexivity; neo-Marshallian nodes; agglomeration economies; European cities; economic restructuring; labour market transformations; informal economy; spatial segregation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the consequences of seemingly placeless processes like the European integration and the increasing economic globalisation on Brussels and the people living there. The study shows that Brussels has become one of our time's most important international political capitals and a leading business node in Europe. READ MORE