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  1. 1. Matrixing Aid The Rise and Fall of 'Results Initiatives' in Swedish Development Aid

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University

    Författare :Janet Vähämäki; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting; Management Reforms; Results; Development Aid; Donor Practice; Sida; Reform Cycles; Tides of Reforms; Performance Measurement; Performance Management; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Reform ideas, such as results measurement and management, tend to come and go in different ‘tides of reforms’. The purpose of this thesis is to increase our understanding of tides of reforms by identifying and discussing mechanisms that drive the rise, as well as the fall, of management reforms. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Fighting for Aid Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Författare :Daniel Strandow; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. LÄS MER

  3. 3. A Scramble for Rents Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Författare :Margareta Sollenberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Species Aid : Organizational Sensemaking in a Preservation Project in Albania

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Peter Green; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conservation; social anthropology; ecological anthropology; global environmental issues; Albania; sensemaking; organisational theory.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : In 1994 a Hungarian fisheries biologist specialised on sturgeons revealed that there was at least one population of sturgeons belonging to the threatened sturgeon species Ac. Naccari still present in the Albanian aquatic fauna. The stage was now set for an international conservation initiative. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Industrial Ecology Methods within Engagement Processes for Industrial Resource Management

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Graham Aid; KTH.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Recycling; Stakeholder Participation; Industrial Symbiosis; Construction and Demolition;

    Sammanfattning : The global use of resources such as materials, energy, and water has surpassed sustainable levels by many accounts.  The research presented here was explicitly normative in its aim to improve the understanding of, and make sustainable change toward highly systemic issues of resource management. LÄS MER