Search for dissertations about: "regional integration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words regional integration.

  1. 1. Policy Integration for Sustainable Transport Development Case Studies of Two Swedish Regions

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Linnea Eriksson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Policy integration; sustainable transport; region; policy; planning; public administration; institutional logics; organizational identity; boundary object; Sweden; Policy integration; samverkan; hållbara transporter; regional nivå; policy; planering; offentlig förvaltning; institutionella logiker; organisationsidentiteter; gränsobjekt;

    Abstract : It has been argued that for the management of complex issues such as sustainability, which transcend traditional policy sectors and require coordination between several different interests and actors, policymaking depends upon collaboration and integration processes between different sectors and tiers of government. The overall aim of this thesis is therefore to study how and why (or why not) policy integration processes are being developed in regional policymaking and what this means for the achievement of sustainable transport. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Competition, Productivity and Regional Spillovers

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Helena Johansson; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell ekonomi; the European Union; International commerce; regional integration; export processing zones; Productivity; spillovers;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses empirically the interplay among international trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic market conditions, and its impact on competition, growth, exports and technology diffusion. Chapter two considers the potential relation between regional integration and productivity growth for the case of the European Union (EU). READ MORE

  3. 3. Retrofitting CHP Plant and Optimization of Regional Energy System

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Song Han; Mälardalens högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; annual performance; combined heat and power; drying; ethanol; integration; part-load.; årliga prestation; kraftvärme; torkning; etanol; integration; del-last.; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The use of biomass-based combined heat and power (CHP) plants is considered by the EU administration to be an effective way to increase the use of renewables in the energy system, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to alleviate the dependency on imported fossil fuels. At present in Sweden, most of the CHP plants are operated in part-load mode because of variations in heat demand. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Gulf Cooperation Council : Its Nature and Achievements

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Reyadh Alasfoor; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political and administrative sciences; Politisk historia; Political history; Arabian Gulf; integrative and disintegrative factors; regional hegemons; integration; Tribal Structure; democracy; Peace and conflict research; polemology; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : When Britain decided, in 1968, to terminate its official colonial presence in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf as of 1971, this action prompted the Gulf Arab States (Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman) to start the search for a form of partnership that would bring them together to better cope with the insecurity and danger surrounding them and their regimes. A key problem after the British withdrawal has been the notable military weakness of these states and the inability to effectively defend themselves against aggressive action. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empirical Sudies in Trade, Growth and Integration

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Rasha M Tostensson; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration; Urban Giants; Sensitivity Analysis; Income Distribution; Comparative Costs; Gravity Equation; Trade Volume; trade in the Middle East and North Africa; Total factor Productivity; Knowledge Transfer; Long-Run Growth; European Integration; Trade barriers.; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi;

    Abstract : The present study is composed of a series of six independent yet related articles treating various aspects of international trade and economic growth. In Chapter two the effects of European Integration (EI) on long-run economic growth is studied. Contrary to earlier empirical results long-run effects of EI are identified. READ MORE