Sökning: "Regional development"
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Sammanfattning : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. LÄS MER
2. Organising Regional Innovation Support : Sweden's Industrial Development Centres as Regional Development Coalitions
Sammanfattning : This PhD dissertation examines the issues of institutional and policy learning often referred to in discussions about innovation policy in the literature on economic geography of innovation, systems of innovation, and learning regions. A central argument is that in order to enhance OUTknowledge of this learning dimension in innovation policy we need to focus on the level at which much innovation policy is organised and implemented, i. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : As current capital accumulates in more flexible ways and is more often than before distinguished from national states, the options and possibilities for governments to control these financial flows change. Establishing regions and regional cooperation are seen as ways for governments to ensure continued economic growth. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation aims to advance our understanding about the role of local industry structure in regional economic development. More specifically, it investigates how relatedness between local industries (i.e. similarities in what kind of knowledge industries use) contributes to and constrains regional economic development. LÄS MER
5. Trafikpolitik och regional omvandling : Beslutsprocesserna om isbrytningen längs Norrlandskusten 1940-1975
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to understand the decision-making processes concerning ice-breaking along the coast of Norrland, with the specific aim to analyse the activities of regional interest groups in the Norrland region and government agents at different administrative levels at the key stages of the decision-making processes: initiation, drafting and decision-making. The thesis also explores how institutional factors at different administrative levels affected the agents that were involved at those stages of the decision-making processes. LÄS MER