Search for dissertations about: "policy dissemination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words policy dissemination.

  1. 1. Agents of change and policies of scale : A policy study of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Education

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Arja Virta; Sven-Erik Hansén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; enterprise; Global-local nexus; structure agency; policy dissemination; policy network; policy scope; policy drive; education policy; multi-level governance; OECD; EU; Sweden; Pedgogical work; Pedagogiskt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe and understand the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise projects in primary and secondary schools in the North of Sweden and to identify and analyse the driving forces and actors behind this process. In particular the influence and significance of education policy at supranational, national and subnational level for the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise in education are analysed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on behavioral economics and policy design

    Author : Mónica Marcela Jaime Torres; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Spillover effects; Social information; Randomized evaluation; Social norms; Peer effects; Water utilities; Common Agricultural Policy; Micro-analysis of farm firms; Panel data models; Subsidy decoupling;

    Abstract : Chapter 1: Social norms and information diffusion in water-saving programs: Evidence from a randomized field experiment in Colombia This paper investigates spillover effects of a social information campaign aimed at encouraging residential water savings in Colombia. The campaign was organized as a randomized field experiment, consisting of monthly delivery of consumption reports, including normative messages, for one year. READ MORE

  3. 3. On development of production methods for transfer to SMEs

    Author : Jens von Axelson; Peter Gröndahl; Per Odenrick; KTH; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SME; production method; innovation diffusion; networks; transfer; development; dissemination; clustering; Product science; Produktforskning;

    Abstract : The main problem in this thesis is: How should research and development results regarding production methods be represented for better adoption by SMEs? Manufacturing SMEs in Sweden have in general low profit margins and risk to go bankrupt. Different production methods could facilitate the needed performance improvement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health promotion in pregnancy and early parenthood : the challenge of innovation, implementation and change within the Salut Programme

    Author : Kristina Edvardsson; Anneli Ivarsson; Rickard Garvare; Monica Nyström; Eva Eurenius; Rolf Wahlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal care; Child health care; Counselling; Dental health services; Dissemination; Health Promotion; Implementation; Intervention; Parents; Pregnancy; Prevention; Obesity; Overweight; Pre-­school; Primary Health Care; Sustainability; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: In 2005, the Västerbotten County Council launched a child health promotion programme, “the Salut Programme”, in response to an alarming prevalence of overweight and obesity, and trends of increased dental caries, among young county citizens. The programme, initially developed in four pilot areas, is built on multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration and aims to support and strengthen health promotion activities in health care, social services and school settings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-paternalism and Public Health Policy

    Author : Kalle Grill; Sven Ove Hansson; Martin Peterson; David Archard; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alcohol Interlocks; Altruism; Anti-paternalism; Epistemic paternalism; Group consent; Harm principle; Interference; Invalidation of reasons; Liberalism; Limiting liberty; Private sphere; Product safety regulation; Public health policy; Reason-actions; Self-regarding; Social responsibility; Uncertain information; Withholding of information.; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to constructively interpret and critically evaluate the liberal doctrine that we may not limit a person’s liberty for her own good, and to discuss its implications and alternatives in some concrete areas of public health policy. The thesis starts theoretical and goes ever more practical. READ MORE