Search for dissertations about: "socio economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 234 swedish dissertations containing the words socio economic development.

  1. 1. Brussels : a reflexive world city

    Author : Camilla Elmhorn; Peter Taylor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; world city cities; global city cities; Brussels; global-local interplay; economic reflexivity; neo-Marshallian nodes; agglomeration economies; European cities; economic restructuring; labour market transformations; informal economy; spatial segregation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the consequences of seemingly placeless processes like the European integration and the increasing economic globalisation on Brussels and the people living there. The study shows that Brussels has become one of our time's most important international political capitals and a leading business node in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic Aspects of Ageing

    Author : Paul Nystedt; Peter Zweifel; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Diffusion of Medical Technology; Social Networks; Time Allocation; Widowhood; Gender; Ageing; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns economic aspects of ageing and investigates incentives and outcomes related to this process. The thesis is a collection of five essays. An introductory chapter provides an overall economic perspective of ageing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    Author : Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-Economic Transformation and Gender Relations in Lao PDR

    Author : Damdouane Khouangvichit; Aina Tollefsen; Gunnar Malmberg; Jonathan Rigg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socio-economic transformation; gender relations; Lao PDR; globalization; livelihoods; tourism; mining; economic liberalization; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine socio-economic transformation and gender relations in Lao PDR after the adoption of economic liberalization by the Lao government in the late 1980s. Against a background of general socio-economic transformation in Laos the main focus of the study is on the local level, with emphasis on how people in their everyday lives have engaged with and handled the changes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Innovation for tackling grand challenges : Cleantech industry dynamics and regional context

    Author : Hanna Martin; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; regional innovation systems; regional innovation policy; regional path development; innovation system failures; socio-technical transitions; grand challenges; cleantech; Transformative change; Sweden;

    Abstract : Grand challenges such as climate change put focus away from innovations and innovation policy as engines of economic growth towards fulfilling societal goals and sighting sustainable development. The literature on the geography of innovation has provided valuable insights on innovation activities of firms and industries and how they are positively influenced by co-location. READ MORE