Search for dissertations about: "economies of scale"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words economies of scale.

  1. 1. Profitability Performance of Supermarkets : The effects of scale of operation, local market conditions, and conduct on the economic performance of supermarkets

    University dissertation from EFI

    Author : Mikael Hernant; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Retailing; Store performance; Profitability; Economies of scale; Competition; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Ever since introduced and rolled out on the market during the 1950's and 1960's the supermarket format of grocery retail stores has played an important role in the grocery retail sector in Sweden, as well as in other countries. Although the sector in Sweden has evolved into a sector harbouring various store formats, the supermarket remains the major one - about half of the total volume of sales currently goes through supermarkets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Technology and social change; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Teknik och social förändring; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bilateral shipping and trade Swedish-Finnish experiences in the post-war period

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Lars Fredrik Andersson; Olle Krantz; Jari Ojala; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Economic history; convergence; economic integration; trade; bilateral; intra-industrial trade; inter-industrial trade; shipping; ferry services; gravity equation; economies of scope; economies of scale; economies of density; post-war period; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the bilateral shipping and trade between Finland and Sweden during the post-war period. It comprises five articles and one introductory chapter for which the common point of departure is the growth and transformation of bilateral trade and shipping. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamic Investment Models, Employment Generation and Productivity – Evidence from Swedish Data

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Yoshihiro Sato; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; uncertainty; capacity utilization; real options model; firm-level panel data; economies of scale; non-homothetic production function; entrepreneurial firms; employment generation; productivity; post-entry performance;

    Abstract : See abstracts in GUPEA.... READ MORE

  5. 5. The pace of innovation : Patterns of innovation in the cardiac pacemaker industry

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Patrik Hidefjäll; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cardiac Pacemaker; Competition; Competitive Advantage; Defibrillator; Dominant Design; Innovation; Organizational Field; Patterns of Innovation; Technical Change; Technology Cycle; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The PhD thesis "The Pace of Innovation" addresses the questions how patterns of innovation change over time in an industry, their consequences for competition and how institutional conditions in an industry shape determinants of patterns of innovation. Patterns of innovation mainly refer to how certain regularities in the diversity, types and locus of innovation change in an industry according to a technology and industry life cycle. READ MORE