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  1. 1. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabling Media : Infrastructures, imaginaries and cultural techniques in Swedish and Estonian visual arts education

    Author : Ingrid Forsler; Michael Forsman; Staffan Ericson; Geoffrey Bowker; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; visual arts education; teacher training; educational technology; Sweden; Estonia; infrastructures; cultural techniques; sociotechnical imaginaries; visual methods; infrastructural imagination; media literacy; infrastructure literacy; bildämnet; lärarutbildning; utbildningsteknologier; Sverige; Estland; infrastrukturer; kulturtekniker; sociotekniska föreställningar; visuella metoder; infrastrukturell föreställningsförmåga; mediekunnighet; infrastrukturlitteracitet; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the media environments of visual arts education in Sweden and Estonia and how educators understand, negotiate and enable this infrastructure. Based on the notion that the ongoing digitalization of the educational system in these countries makes established practices appear, it further discusses how visual arts education as a school subject is shaped in relation to different technologies for image making and school administration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Costs and Benefits of Delegation : Managerial Discretion as a Bridge between Strategic Management and Corporate Governance

    Author : Yuliya Ponomareva; Sven-Olof Yrjö Collin; Ruth Aguilera; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Managerial discretion; board of directors; agency theory; delegation; control; transition economy; Sweden; Ekonomistyrning; Ekonomistyrning;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the question of effective delegation, exploring it through the concept of managerial discretion (i.e., a latitude of managerial actions, which lie in the zone of shareholders’ acceptance). READ MORE

  4. 4. Gendered routes and courses : The socio-spatial mobility of migrants in nineteenth-century Sundsvall, Sweden

    Author : Lotta Vikström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emancipation; gender; geographical mobility; illegitimacy; industrialization; life-course; migration; nineteenth century; social mobility; women; Sundsvall; Sweden; urbanization;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines migrants during a time of large-scale socio-economic transformations. These changes were particularly evident in the nineteenth-century town of Sundsvall, Sweden, to which thousands of men and women moved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Confronting Value Strain : Press Coverage of Health Care Reform in Sweden and the United States

    Author : Susan Holmberg; W. Lance Bennett; Peter May; Steven Hanson; Seattle University of Washington; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health care reform; Sweden; United States; media coverage; press coverage; value strain; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the journalistic discourse surrounding health care reform debates in Sweden and the US in the early 1990's. It found that in both countries, the challenging value (i.e. READ MORE