Search for dissertations about: "military expenditure"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words military expenditure.

  1. 1. Studies in conflict economics and economic growth

    Author : Göran Lindgren; Peter Wallensteen; Anders Ågren; Anders Jägerskog; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; economic growth; economic costs of war; conflict; civil war; military expenditure; Thailand; Philippines; armed conflict; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : “Armaments and Economic Performance”. The literature on military expenditure (milex) is scrutinized with respect to five areas. Investment is reduced when milex increases. Most studies have found economic growth hindered by higher milex. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Private Business Models for Defence Acquisition : A Multiple Case Study of Defence Acquisition Projects in the UK

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Andreas Norrman; Peter Tatham; Sweden Lund Lund University Department of Industrial Management and Logistics Division of Engineering Logistics; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; defence transformation; military logistics; supply chain; support chain; defence acquisition; business model; public private participation; cooperation and partnership; value-for-money; performance; risk; multiple case study; misalignment;

    Abstract : Since the ending of the Cold War, the defence sector, particularly the areas of military logistics and defence acquisition, has been undergoing a comprehensive transformation. There are several factors that explain this transformation: changes in defence and security policies for nations and organisations; reductions in defence expenditure; participation in Peace Support Operations; Lessons Learned from these operations, especially in the area of logistics; revolutionary development in the area of Information and Communication Technology; emergence of novel Commercial Best Practises in the areas of business and business logistics; and changes in the legislation regarding the conduct of public procurement in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Private Business Models for Defence Acquisition - A Multiple Case Study of Defence Acquisition Projects in the UK

    Author : Thomas Ekström; Teknisk logistik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Defence transformation; military logistics; supply chain; support chain; defence acquisition; Business Model; Public Private Participation; Cooperation and Partnership; Value-for-Money; performance; risk; multiple case study; misalignment; transformation av försvaret; militär logistik; försörjnings- och underhållskedja; försvarsanskaffning; affärsmodell; offentlig privat samverkan; valuta för pengarna; prestation; multipel fallstudie; inkonsekvens;

    Abstract : Since the ending of the Cold War, the defence sector, particularly the areas of military logistics and defence acquisition, has been undergoing a comprehensive transformation. There are several factors that explain this transformation: changes in defence and security policies for nations and organisations; reductions in defence expenditure; participation in Peace Support Operations; Lessons Learned from these operations, especially in the area of logistics; revolutionary development in the area of Information and Communication Technology; emergence of novel Commercial Best Practises in the areas of business and business logistics; and changes in the legislation regarding the conduct of public procurement in Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Three Empirical Studies on Development : Democracy, the Resource Curse and Aid

    Author : Jan Pettersson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Economic Growth; Consolidation; Political Systems; Natural Resources; Appropriability; Property Rights; Institutions; Development; Foreign Aid; Fungibility; Poverty; Public Expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents three self-contained essays focusing on empirical questions in growth and development economics. Each article addresses specific questions on why countries perform differently. READ MORE

  5. 5. "near friendly or neutral shores" : the deployment of the fleet ballistic missile submarines and US policy towrads Scandinavia, 1957-1963

    Author : Nils Bruzelius; Hans Weinberger; Kjell Engelbrekt; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : The Polaris submarine, USS George Washington, went on her first deterrent patrol in November 1960. By that, the US Navy had acquired the capability to deliver a retaliatory attack upon Moscow and other cities in the Soviet Union by means of submarine launched ballistic missiles. READ MORE