Search for dissertations about: "policy environments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 63 swedish dissertations containing the words policy environments.

  1. 1. A Systems Tool for Prescriptive Policy Analysis Labelled Causal Mapping Method for Policy-oriented Modelling, Simulation and Decision analysis

    Author : Osama Ibrahim; Aron Larsson; David Sundgren; Maja Schlüter; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Public Policy; Systems analysis; Causal mapping; Policy modelling and simulation; Policy evaluation; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : The elicitation and processing of relevant information is the core of any policy decision-making process. Modelling is about making sense of the available information. Models are able to incorporate the contextual influences on policy making (e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Policy, Household Finance and the Macroeconomy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Jakob Almerud; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public policy; household finance; macroeconomics; numerical models; housing finance; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis contains four separate essays, spanning questions of the interaction between public policy, household finance and the macroeconomy. How does public policy affect macroeconomic outcomes, and the choices and welfare of households, and what are households’ optimal financial responses to changes in macroeconomic environments? Furthermore, the thesis includes a development of a method, which is helpful to answer questions like the ones stated above. READ MORE

  3. 3. Policy, Interest and Power : Studies in Strategies of Research Utilization

    University dissertation from School of Social Work, Lund University

    Author : Kjell Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1992]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expertise; Knowledge; Policy Sector; Research Utilization; Scientification; Utilization Function; Utilization Context; Utilization Strategy; sociology; social work;

    Abstract : This dissertation about the utilization of applied social science is based on studies of research use in three different policy sectors - the social service, the building, and the working life sectors. In these studies some characteristics of the different policy sectors, like the distribution and exercise of power and control, was found to play a fundamental role in forming the patterns of research utilization of the organizations in the field and the ways organizations act in relation to their environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Political Dimension of Place Branding

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Author : Andrea Lucarelli; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Administration; företagsekonomi; politics; ecology; place branding; policy; positioning; ideology; biopolitical; complexity; spatio-temporal;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly understood as the application of marketing and commercial ideas, strategies, measurements and logic to the realm of places such as cities, regions and nations. Nevertheless, place branding is also understood as the locus where political activities – imbued with political impact and political effects – appear and affect the soft and hard infrastructures of urban agglomeration and other spatial environments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Activating the Sick-Listed Policy and Practice of Return to Work in Swedish Sickness Insurance and Working Life

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ida Seing; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policies; return to work; social policy; sickness insurance; working life; employers; street-level bureaucracy; individualization;

    Abstract : A critical task of social policy in most Western welfare states during recent decades has consisted of reducing the economic burden on society due to sick leave, by stimulating participation in the labour market. Many jurisdictions have introduced activation policies, based on the premise that work “per se” has a therapeutic effect on sick-listed workers. READ MORE