Search for dissertations about: "regional restructuring"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words regional restructuring.

  1. 1. Interregional Migration, Wages and Labor Market Policy : Essays on the Swedish Model in the Postwar Period

    Author : Jakob Molinder; Jan Ottosson; Lars Magnusson; Christer Lundh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish model; postwar period; interregional migration; wages; labor market policy; regional restructuring; economic growth; structural change; solidaristic wage policy; relocation allowances; regional policy; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The Swedish model is perceived as a successful framework for combining rapid labor market adjustment with low inequality. Formulated by Gösta Rehn and Rudolf Meidner and implemented from the 1950s, it has been associated with the peak in economic restructuring and interregional migration during the 1960s. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    Author : Johan Miörner; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation systems; reconfiguration; innovation policy; Structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; Automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation system; reconfiguration; innovation policy; structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the complexities of regional economic restructuring. It casts a light on how regional environments are ‘reconfigured’ in relation to the transformation of existing regional industries and the development of new ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restructuring and employment change in sparsely populated areas : examples from Northern Sweden and Finland

    Author : Linda Lundmark; Ulf Wiberg; Bruno Jansson; Kerstin Westin; Jarkko Saarinen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Reconstructing; sparsely populated areas; tourism employment; forest-related employment; amenities; mobility; migration; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine ongoing restructuring and its impacts on sparsely populated areas in Sweden and Finland. In the context of sparsely populated areas, the global processes have great local impact because of their poor capacity to adapt to rapid economic changes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growth and decline in rural Sweden : geographical distribution of employment and population 1960–2010

    Author : Martin Hedlund; Linda Lundmark; Emma Lundholm; Olof Stjernström; Kjell Overvåg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural restructuring; rural heterogeneity; manufacturing decline; agricultural decline; urbanization; rural typology; life-course perspective; cluster analysis; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the combination of changes in the population and employment into sectors in rural Sweden for the period 1960-2010. The aim is to describe and analyze the demographic changes together with the labour market changes, and to account for the spatial outcome of these changes by considering the heterogeneity of rural areas. READ MORE