Search for dissertations about: "local economic development policies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words local economic development policies.

  1. 1. States of Development Essays on the Political Economy of Development in Asia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Nathaniel Lane; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Development; Industrial Development; Economic Institutions; Political Economy; State Capacity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Manufacturing Revolutions - Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea. This chapter uses a historic big push intervention and newly digitized data from South Korea to study the effects of industrial policy on industrial development. In 1973 South Korea transitioned to a military dictatorship and drastically changed their development strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Against all odds local economic development policies and local government autonomy in Sweden and Britain

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Christine Hudson; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; local government; autonomy; local economic development policies; comparative perspective; policy area approach;

    Abstract : This thesis makes a comparative study of local government autonomy in Britain and Sweden within the local economic development policy area. It argues for local government autonomy to be viewed in terms of both a vertical dimension concerning local government's autonomy vis-à-vis national government (national context) and a horizontal dimension relating to its autonomy vis-à-vis local social and economic forces (local context). READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing the Water Challenge Multilateral donor policies for water supply and sanitation 1960-2005

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Anna Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation;

    Abstract : Opinions on what is best way to provide more people in low income countries with adequate water and sanitation services have changed over time. A recent policy paradigm suggests that private companies should be involved in WSS service provision to improve the situation for those in need. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish trade and trade policies towards Lebanon 1920-1965

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för ekonomisk historia, Umeå universitet

    Author : Ahmad Hussein; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; international business; foreign trade; transit trade; export markets; trade policy; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of Swedish–Lebanese trade relations and the changes of significance for Swedish trade towards Lebanon during the period 1920-1965. The aim of the study is to explore how Sweden as representing a small, open Western economy could develop its economic interests in the emerging Middle East market characterised both by promising economic outlooks, and a high degree of political instability during the age of decolonisation, Cold War logic, and intricate commercial and geo-political factors. READ MORE