Search for dissertations about: "policies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1316 swedish dissertations containing the word policies.

  1. 1. Labour Market Policies : Structure and Content, Space and Time

    Author : John Brauer; Anders Bruhn; Björn Johansson; Daniel Clegg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour market policies; activation; unemployment; multi-level governance; local governance; social work; institutional change; scale;

    Abstract : Labour market policies has two aims: cushioning the economic hardship caused by unemployment and increasing employment rates. In many welfare states, responsibilities for such policies are divided between different political-administrative levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. How social movements influence policies : Advocacy, framing, emotions and outcomes among reproductive rights coalitions in Peru

    Author : Anna-Britt Coe; Carita Bengs; Susan Franceschet; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Advocacy; emotions; framing; outcomes; Peru; policies; reproductive rights; social movements; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : With its origins in the early 1990s, feminist advocacy directed at influencing public policies is a relatively new phenomenon in Latin America that is commonly studied at the national level. The aim of this thesis was to study feminist advocacy on reproductive rights at the sub-national level in Peru. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dynamic enforcement of decentralized security policies

    Author : Jonas Magazinius; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; dynamic; enforcement; security; policies; decentralized;

    Abstract : This thesis explores defining security policies in a decentralized setting and dynamic methods of enforcing such policies. In a decentralized setting, principals are free to trust or distrust other principals. The key challenge is to provide possibilities for expressing and enforcing expressive decentralized policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Increased Energy Efficiency in Swedish Industry : Barriers, Driving Forces & Policies

    Author : Patrik Thollander; Mats Söderström; Magnus Karlsson; Jenny Palm; Paolo Bertoldi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Industrial energy efficiency; barriers; driving forces; investment decision support; energy policies; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. A higheruse of electricity than their European competitors, together with increased energy costs due to increasing energy prices in Swedish industry have negative impacts on results and competitiveness. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welfare Effects of Transport Policies : an analysis of congestion pricing and infrastructure investments

    Author : Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Lars Hultkrantz; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; congestion charge; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport investment; transport policies; welfare effects; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the overall welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a congestion charge. Many road pricing studies therefore try to incorporate effects from other distorted markets in the analysis. READ MORE