Search for dissertations about: "regional growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 swedish dissertations containing the words regional growth.

  1. 1. Firms and people in place : driving forces for regional growth

    Author : Wenjuan Li; Einar Holm; Urban Lindgren; Bo Malmberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; regional growth; endogenous factors; place attractiveness; population redistribution; vicinity; workplace; local area; hinterland; spatial model; Sweden; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to quantitatively study the driving forces and mechanisms for regional growth from an endogenous and exogenous perspective and reveal the most important factors contributing to regional growth, by focusing on three aspects: local labour market, the supply side and the demand side of the labour market. The thesis is designed to use Swedish micro register data to develop spatial models with higher spatial resolution. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local public expenditure : Equality, quality and growth

    Author : Emelie Värja; Linda Andersson; Lars Hultkrantz; Niklas Jakobsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sports; growth; spatial econometrics; day activity service programs; intellectual disabilities; regional differences; local expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is local government expenditure, where growth, quality, and equality is in the center of attention Essay 1: Sports and Local Growth in Sweden: Is a Sports Team Good for Local Economic Growth? The purpose of Essay 1 is to analyzethe effect of professional sports on the municipality’s tax base. I find no indications of a positive effect on the growth rate of per capita income from having a team in the top series. READ MORE

  3. 3. On inter-industry relatedness and regional economic development

    Author : Kadri Kuusk; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; relatedness; regional economic development; structural change; agglomeration economies; knowledge spillovers; labour mobility; path development; Sweden; innovation; economic growth; related variety; related diversification; regional growth; evolutionary economic geography; labour market;

    Abstract : The dissertation aims to advance our understanding about the role of local industry structure in regional economic development. More specifically, it investigates how relatedness between local industries (i.e. similarities in what kind of knowledge industries use) contributes to and constrains regional economic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local government expenditures and regional growth in Sweden

    Author : Johan Lundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Deficit shocks; local authorities; local public expenditures; tax base; externalities; spatial econometrics; regional growth; migration; Kommunal ekonomi; Sverige;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers, which concern expenditure decisions and economic growth within Swedish local government.Paper [1] explores the hypothesis that local fiscal shocks have short run effects on revenue and expenditure decisions made within local government. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic dynamism : essays on firm entry and firm growth

    Author : Niklas Elert; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Erik Stam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; innovation; firm entry; regional economics; Gibrat s law; firm growth; firm size; gazelles; high-growth firms; highimpact firms; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is economic dynamism. The five articles contribute to the literature on firm entry and firm growth. Studies are based on a dataset covering all Swedish limited liability firms between 1997 and 2010. READ MORE