Search for dissertations about: "regional dynamics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 swedish dissertations containing the words regional dynamics.

  1. 1. Cascading extinctions in food webs : local and regional processes

    Author : Anna Eklöf; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Cascading extinctions; complexity; connectance; dispersal; food web; local dynamics; regional dynamics; resistance; spatial structure; species loss;

    Abstract : Ecological communities all over the world are loosing biodiversity due to different kinds of human activities and there is an urgent need of understanding how those losses affect the function of the ecosystems on which we all depend. The community's response to species losses is likely to depend on both the structure of the local community as well as its interactions with surrounding communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamics of water pollution control : A regional evaluation

    Author : Marianne Löwgren; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : The 1970's saw a strong governmental backing of measures taken to improve surface water quality by reducing point-source emissions in Sweden. The aim of this thesis primarily was to evaluate the cost effectiveness of governmental strategies implemented to improve surface water quality and to study the relationship between policies adopted and current knowledge about different sources of pollution. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Dynamics of Innovation and Knowledge-Based Regional Development

    Author : Peter Svensson; Magnus Klofsten; Per-Olof Brehmer; Dylan Jones-Evans; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Innovation process; dynamics; knowledge-based regional development; social networks; entrepreneurship; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : Geographical regions as diverse as Silicon Valley, California and Linköping, Sweden have been the sources of new technology and endogenously created innovations. Scholars and policymakers recognise that specific regions or clusters of businesses have the capability to engage in more innovative activities and new business formation and to experience higher employment growth than others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-economic dynamics in sparse regional structures

    Author : Örjan Pettersson; Ulf Wiberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Northern Sweden; Norrland; Sparsely populated areas; Countryside; Rural change; Regional development; Forestry; Population; Welfare; Glesbygd-- Sverige -- Norrland; Regional utveckling-- Sverige -- Norrland; Norrland-- sociala förhållanden; Norrland-- ekonomiska förhållanden;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to describe and analyse socio-economic changes in northern Sweden. Focus is on the period 1985-2000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dynamics and growth : the health care industry

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Fridh; KTH; []
    Keywords : experimentally organised economy; compotence blocs; industrial dynamics; health care industry; industrial transformation;

    Abstract : This dissertation uses the theory of the experimentallyorganised economy (EOE) and competence blocs to analyseeconomic development in the health care industry. The healthcare industry is both important and interesting to study fromseveral points of view. READ MORE