Search for dissertations about: "informal sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words informal sector.

  1. 1. Walking the tight rope Informal livelihoods and social networks in a West African city

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Ilda Lourenço-Lindell; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; social networks; social capital; informal safety nets; informal sector; informalization; livelihoods; urban food; regulation; social change; structural adjutsment; Guinea-Bissau; West Africa; African cities; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science ADP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap ADB;

    Abstract : Trends towards ‘informalization’ are looming large in the world today. African cities have long been characterised by the presence of an ‘informal sector’ but are now experiencing new waves of ‘informalization’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Informal livelihoods: Womens´biographies and reflections about everyday life : A time-geographic analysis in urban Colombia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Human and Economic Geography, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Göteborg university

    Author : Åsa Westermark; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; time geography; diaries; biographies; livelihood; women; development; empowerment; gender; informal sector; Bogota; Colombia; Latin America;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the everyday life conditions of low-income women who work mainly in the informal sector in Bogota, Colombia. The work has its point of departure in an analysis of the complex daily lives of two women over an extended time period and from the perspective of the individual. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a framework for analyzing IT strategy management in public sector a case for IT organisations in the public sector

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anayanci López Poveda; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; IT strategy management; strategic management of IT; IT service management; public sector; small medium sized IT organizations.; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : Small/medium sized public sector IT organisations combine several characteristics that difficult the effective use of an IT strategy. Research has reported small/medium sized organisations as using unstructured and informal IT management initiatives, which frequently leads to inexistent or incipient use of IT strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Political Economy Perspectives on the "Informal Sector"

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Victor Tanaka; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Essays on Manufacturing Production in a Developing Economy: Kenya 1992-94

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karl Lundvall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Firm size; Kenya; manufacturing; stochastic frontier production functions; data envelopment analysis; technical efficiency; factor substitution; informal sector.;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of five separate empirical papers based on panel data from Kenyan manufacturing firms in the food, wood, textile and metal sectors, collected during the early 1990s, and an overview of the economic literature on small firms in developing countries. The principal tools of analysis are the microeconomic theory of production and econometrics. READ MORE