Search for dissertations about: "public interest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 300 swedish dissertations containing the words public interest.

  1. 1. Asking the public Citizens´ views on priority setting and resource allocation in democratically governed healthcare

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mari Broqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Resource allocation in publicly funded healthcare systems is inevitably linked with priority setting between different patient groups and between different service areas, so-called meso level priorities. Behind every priority-setting decision (investments, reallocating or rationing), are values affecting both the content of the decisions and how the decisions are made. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Communicative State : Political Public Relations and the Rise of the Innovation Hype in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jacob Stenberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-06-17]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public relations; Strategic Communication; Governmentality; discourse; government communication; government agencies; Public relations; political public relations; critical public relations; strategic communication; discourse; governmentality; government communication; political hype; government agencies;

    Abstract : Government agencies in Sweden are experiencing a communicative turn where notions concerning branding, image and identity have become standardized tools and concerns. Public relations, with its focus on persuasion and creating relations with external actors, is part of this communicative turn. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public and Non-Profit Interaction : U.S. Assistance to Eastern European Media 1989-1995

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Annika Thunborg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United States; Eastern Europe; news media; post-Cold War era; conservatism; liberalism; national interest; realism; idealism; First Amendment; network analysis; quaNGO; NGO; foreign aid; foundation; USAID; International Media Fund; USIA; public; non-profit; Soros Foundation; Freedom Forum; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : This study explores the relationships among U.S. public and non-profit organizations against the backdrop of the assistance they rendered to news media in Eastern European countries between 1989 and 1995. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biobank Research Individual Rights and Public Benefit

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Joanna Stjernschantz Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biobank; Ethics; Consent; Returning results; Individual rights; Public good; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the relationship between individuals and society in the context of healthcare and medical research, more specifically concerning the rights and duties of individuals in regard to biobank-based research. My starting point is that we all have a strong vested interest in improved healthcare, and therefore the possibilities to conduct important research should be optimized. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Voting Behavior, Labor Market Policy, and Taxation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Henrik Jordahl; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics; Economics; Elections; voting behavior; pocketbook voting; self-interest; public interest; intergovernmental grants; vote purchasing; redistribution; central bank independence; labor market reform; credibility; flexibility; inflation; unemployment; rigidities; horizontal equity; optimal taxation; heterogeneous preferences; utilitarianism; Nationalekonomi; val; röstningsbeteende; plånboksröstning; egenintresse; allmänintresse; statsbidrag till kommuner; röstköp; omfördelning; centralbanksoberoende; arbetsmarknadsreform; trovärdighet; flexibilitet; inflation; arbetslöshet; rigiditet; horisontell rättvisa; optimal beskattning; heterogena preferenser; utilitarism;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 investigates the vote motive in Swedish general elections. A theoretical model of rational retrospective voting is tested empirically on pooled cross-sectional and panel data from the Swedish Election Studies between 1985 and 1994 supplemented with time series on inflation and unemployment. READ MORE