Search for dissertations about: "resource development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 728 swedish dissertations containing the words resource development.

  1. 1. Tourism Development in Resource Peripheries : conflicting and Unifying Spaces in Northern Sweden

    Author : Joakim Byström; Dieter K. Müller; Rikard Eriksson; Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism development; labor market transformation; related diversification; path dependence; resource periphery; pleasure periphery; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The northern Swedish inland is a sparsely populated area with a historical dependence upon natural-resource extraction. Therefore, this region has traditionally been defined as a resource periphery for extractive purposes. However, the rise of tourism challenges this narrative by producing a pleasure periphery for touristic purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Arctic Offshore Hydrocarbon Resource Development : Past, Present and Vision of the Future

    Author : Maria Morgunova; Vladimir Kutcherov; Rurik Holmberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Arctic; oil and natural gas; resource development; investment trends; offshore technology; production volume; projection; historical framework; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Energy issues have always been on the global economics and geopolitics agenda, even though energy sources have been changing over time.In recent years, the awareness of Arctic offshore oil and natural gas development has escalated, yielding economic opportunities and incurring risks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Three Empirical Studies on Development : Democracy, the Resource Curse and Aid

    Author : Jan Pettersson; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Ragnar Torvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democracy; Economic Growth; Consolidation; Political Systems; Natural Resources; Appropriability; Property Rights; Institutions; Development; Foreign Aid; Fungibility; Poverty; Public Expenditure; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis presents three self-contained essays focusing on empirical questions in growth and development economics. Each article addresses specific questions on why countries perform differently. READ MORE

  4. 4. Organising manufacturing development

    Author : Anders Berger; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; process control; change process; participation; human resource; balance; scope; organisation; manufacturing development; technology; change content; management;

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  5. 5. Ecostrategies in theory and practice : Farmer's perspectives on water, nutrients and sustainability in low-resource agriculture in the dry zone of Sri Lanka

    Author : Klas Sandell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attitudes towards nature; Alternative development; Carrying capacity; Development strategies; Development theory; Diffusion; Dry zone of Sri Lanka; Ecodevelopment; Ethnoperspective; Fertilizers; Green revolution; Human ecology; Human geography; Low-resource agriculture; Small-scale farming; Sustainable development; Village irrigation.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : PROBLEM The need for a sustainable man - nature relationship has long been a neglected aspect of development theory. The increasing awareness of this negligence has led to a search for development strategies alternative to conventional industrial growth. READ MORE