Search for dissertations about: "sectoral research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the words sectoral research.

  1. 1. Adoption of the Innovation System Concept in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Eklund; Lars Magnusson; Mats Larsson; Dan Bäcklund; Mats Benner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual history; Quentin Skinner; innovation system concept; innovation thinking; VINNOVA; OECD; Sweden; research policy; research funding reform; Research 2000; sectoral research; university autonomy; industrial policy; industrial crisis; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : In 2001 Sweden founded the government agency of VINNOVA, named after the OECD-endorsed innovation system concept. Criticising the common assumption that countries are passive and uncritical recipients of the approaches promoted by the OECD, this dissertation tries to show that Swedish actors were in fact very active and strategic as they contributed to the national adoption of the concept. READ MORE

  2. 2. Firm search, sectoral shifts and unemployment : studies on labor market adjustment in Sweden

    Author : Eugenia Kazamaki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Arbetslöshet-- Sverige; Arbetsmarknadspolitik-- Sverige;

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  3. 3. Climate change adaptation processes : Regional and sectoral stakeholder perspectives

    Author : Karin André; Björn-Ola Linnér; Louise Simonsson; Anna Jonsson; Kate Lonsdale; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Adaptation processes; adaptive capacity; climate change; forestry; participatory methods; perceptions; private and public organizations; risks; roles; stakeholder dialogues; stakeholders; Sweden; transdisciplinarity; urban regions; Anpassningskapacitet; anpassningsprocesser; deltagandemetoder; intressenter; intressentdialoger; klimatförändringar; privata och offentliga organisationer; risker; roller; skogsbruk; Sverige; transdisciplinaritet; uppfattningar; urbana regioner;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how societal adaptation processes in public and private sectors at the regional to local level in Sweden are enacted. The thesis pays particular attention to critical factors that constrain or enable adaptation by focussing on: who are the stakeholders, how do different stakeholders perceive their capacity to adapt, and the role of stakeholder interaction in facilitating adaptation processes A combination of two analytical perspectives is used where one is based on key concepts within adaptation literature, and the other draws on boundary crossing and transdisciplinary knowledge production (stakeholders, adaptive capacity, and science-based stakeholder dialogues). READ MORE

  4. 4. Forest water governance : challenges in cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration

    Author : Irina Mancheva; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Forest water; Governance; Cross-sectoral governance; Multi-level governance; Governance mode; Collaborative governance; Natural resource management; Environmental policy; Water Framework Directive;

    Abstract : Forests and water are highly interconnected with forestry practices negatively affecting forest water. In the last five decades, the Swedish state has enacted multiple policy changes and allocated significant resources towards the implementation of soft policy instruments to alleviate the effects on forest water. READ MORE

  5. 5. Introductory methodological support for cross-sectoral municipal and regional strategic work for sustainability

    Author : Lisa Wälitalo; Göran Broman; Edith Callaghan; Karl-Henrik Robèrt; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Strategic sustainable development; Cross-sector collaboration; Action research; Municipalities and regions; Methodological support;

    Abstract : Municipal and regional actors, and in particular their respective governments, have key roles to play for society’s transition to sustainability, and many good efforts have been made. However, co-creating sustainable visions and effective governance towards such visions is a complex challenge and an overarching systems perspective is often lacking in the decision making. READ MORE