Search for dissertations about: "policy formation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words policy formation.

  1. 1. The dynamics of policy formation : making sense of feelings of public unsafety

    Author : Monika Persson; Jan Olsson; Erik Amnå; Rolf Lidskog; Elin Wihlborg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Policy formation; wicked problems; sensemaking; safety; unsafety; fear of crime; policy change; discourse; ideas; interpretive; policy transfer; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Every policy problem has inherent value dimensions. It is on the basis of values that a state of affairs is perceived as undesirable, and thus acknowledged as a problem. This makes the process of defining and negotiating the meaning of a problem an essentially political process. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Housing policy and family formation

    Author : Cecilia Enström Öst; Thomas Lindh; Henry Ohlsson; Mats Wilhelmsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing economics; housing policy; family formation; housing tenure; homeownership; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper addresses the impact on housing consumption of a decrease in housing allowance among single recipient parents living in rental apartments. We take advantage of an imposed limit on the recipients’ dwelling size in the Swedish housing allowance reform in 1996-1997 that can be argued to be close to a natural experiment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Isolating the Radical Right : Coalition Formation and Policy Adaptation in Sweden

    Author : Anders Backlund; Ann-Cathrine Jungar; Hanna Bäck; Kaare Strøm; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; radical right; mainstream parties; pariah parties; anti-system parties; cordon sanitaire; party strategy; government formation; anti-pacts; coalition theory; spatial theories of party competition; policy co-optation; policy dimensionality; Sweden Democrats; Sweden; Sverigedemokraterna; högerradikala partier; pariapartier; anti-systempartier; partistrategi; regeringsbildning; koalitionsteori; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering;

    Abstract : In recent decades, established political parties across Europe have become increasingly challenged by a new party family: the radical right. In terms of how mainstream parties respond to this challenge, Sweden has been a puzzling case both in a comparative European perspective and in light of established theories of party competition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE