Sökning: "regional economic growth"

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

    Författare :Hanna Martin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-11-02]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; economic geography; regional innovation systems; regional innovation policy; regional path development; innovation system failures; socio-technical transitions; grand challenges; cleantech; transformative chang; Sweden;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Economic dynamism essays on firm entry and firm growth

    Detta är en avhandling från Örebro : Örebro university

    Författare :Niklas Elert; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; innovation; firm entry; regional economics; Gibrat s law; firm growth; firm size; gazelles; high-growth firms; highimpact firms; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this thesis is economic dynamism. The five articles contribute to the literature on firm entry and firm growth. Studies are based on a dataset covering all Swedish limited liability firms between 1997 and 2010. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Regional and Industrial Growth Patterns in 20th Century Western Europe

    Detta är en avhandling från Holmbergs

    Författare :Kerstin Enflo; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; distribution dynamics; cointegration; general purpose technology; development block; technical change; regional growth; convergence;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with various aspects of growth, convergence and technological change, all analysed from an empirical perspective. A common theme throughout the six chapters is the analysis of economic historical questions of productivity growth with the use of quantitative statistical techniques. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Local government expenditures and regional growth in Sweden

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Johan Lundberg; Umeå universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Deficit shocks; local authorities; local public expenditures; tax base; externalities; spatial econometrics; regional growth; migration; Kommunal ekonomi; Sverige;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of five papers, which concern expenditure decisions and economic growth within Swedish local government.Paper [1] explores the hypothesis that local fiscal shocks have short run effects on revenue and expenditure decisions made within local government. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Engines of Growth : Essays in Swedish Economic History

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Thor Berger; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-09-08]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; Regional growth; Transportation infrastructure; Urbanization;

    Sammanfattning : Sweden experienced a remarkable economic transformation between the 18th century and the outbreak of World War I. This dissertation consists of four self-contained papers that uses a quantitative empirical approach to identify key drivers of this transformation by analyzing the contribution of the potato to economic growth, the determinants of the early investments in mass schooling, and how the rollout of the national railroad network shaped rural and urban growth patterns from the mid-19th century to the present day. LÄS MER