Search for dissertations about: "policy steering instruments"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words policy steering instruments.

  1. 1. The Governance Gap : Central–local steering & mental health reform in Britain and Sweden

    Author : Wendy Katherine Maycraft Kall; Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg; Paula Blomqvist; B. Guy Peters; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mental health; public management reform; governance; hard and soft governance; policy steering instruments; administrative traditions; institutional legacies; professions; social work; policy framing; municipal government; care ideology; medical model; disability; risk; welfare policy; Britain; Sweden.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do governments choose certain types of governance strategies to steer the lower level agencies such as municipalities, health services and other welfare agencies? This is a problem facing many governments in the era of public management reforms, where policies are decided at national level while service responsibilities are decentralised and implemented by lower levels. Thus the main mechanism for governments to influence the implementation of these national reforms is through its choice of strategies and instruments to fill the governance gap between national policy-making and local government. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Internalization of External Effects in Swedish Transport Policy - A Comparison Between Road and Rail Traffic

    Author : Lars Hansson; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Commercial and industrial economics; rail traffic; road traffic; transport policy; internalization; External effects; pricing-relevant costs; Industriell ekonomi;

    Abstract : Transport is a key factor for economic growth. It has enabled both the economic scale of production and an increase in competition. No one can question this role of transportation. There is, however, a back-side to the coin: the environmental challenge. READ MORE