Search for dissertations about: "technical progress"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words technical progress.

  1. 1. Directional aggressive pulse sounds in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus) : technical aspects and social implications

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Christer Blomqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]

    Abstract : The ability of dolphins to produce pulse sounds with a bandwidth of up to 150 kHz, has been intensively studied with focus on their sonar capabilities, i.e. the detection, ranging and discrimination of objects of various shapes, textures and material. READ MORE

  2. 2. Millennium Development Goals in Nicaragua Analysing progress, social inequalities, and community actions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Wilton Pérez; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Millennium Development Goals; child survival; poverty; inequality; interventions; spatial model; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The world has made important efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by 2015. However, it is still insufficient and inequalities prevail in the poorest settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Actors in Collaboration Sociotechnical Influence on Practice-Research Collaboration

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås och Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Marisa Ponti; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; actor-network theory; collaborative work; information science; practice-research gap; socio-technical paradigm; virtual organisation; Actor-Network Theory; Collaborative Work; Information Science; Practice-Research Gap; Socio-technical Paradigm; Virtual Organization;

    Abstract : There has long been a concern about the research-practice gap within Library and Information Science (LIS). Several authors have highlighted the disconnection between the world of professional practice, interested in service and information system development, and the world of the academy, focused on the development of theory and the progress of the discipline. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Efficiency Measurement and Corporate Social Responsibility

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Constantin Belu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainable Development; Data Envelopment Analysis; DEA; Strategic CSR; System-GMM; Information Technology; Technical Efficiency; Stochastic Frontier Analysis; SFA; Panel Data; Technical Efficiency; Vintage; Putty-Clay; Best-Practice;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Ranking corporations based on sustainable and socially responsible practices. A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach This study ranks publicly listed corporations based on social and environmental (i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Efficiency and Productivity in Swedish Banking

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Matilda Gjirja; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technical efficiency; banking industry; financial deregulation; productivity; mergers and acquisitions; frontier cost functions; data envelopment analysis;

    Abstract : This Ph.D. thesis addresses issues pertaining to the assessment of efficiency and productivity in the Swedish banking sector. It consists of an introduction and three self contained papers. READ MORE