Sökning: "technological capital"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 60 avhandlingar innehållade orden technological capital.
Sammanfattning : Avhandlingen handlar om digital (o)jämlikhet. Begreppet (o)jämlikhet utgår från en sammanskrivning av jämlikhet och ojämlikhet men uttalas som det sistnämnda. Problematiken kring digital (o)jämlikhet belyses i avhandlingen i form av fyra olika delstudier samt en kappa. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Industrial systems resist change, more often, because heavy production facilities and industrial constructions are expensive and have long economic lives, but also because people tend to defend ingrained conceptions of how things are and how activities ought to be performed. Starting out from the question: “How does technological change come about in an international, industrial system?” the thesis investigates the interplay between technological, social, and economic factors. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : A reorganization of the Swedish National Road Administration (SNRA) has urged a demand to work as a professional agency only, without any work by direct labor. This structure has enforced a change in how to handle the pavement maintenance and performance contracts are being promoted since they encourage product development and sustainability. LÄS MER
4. En skandinavisk järnvägskontraktörs karriär i Indien 1860–1867 : ackumulering av socialt och kulturellt kapital som framgångsstrategi i en kolonial kontext
Sammanfattning : This study is about Joseph Samuel Frithiof Stephens (1841–1934) and how he as a Scandinavian contractor acquired an economic fortune in the colonial India. The fortune was used for the acquisition of the mill property Huseby Bruk in Småland and also contributed to the Stephens family's strategy of advancing in the then Danish bourgeois class establishment. LÄS MER
5. Policy induced technological change : Productivity and innovation effects in biomass-using industry and energy generation
Sammanfattning : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the impact of public environmental policy on technological change in the biomass-using industry and energy generation. The thesis contains an introductory part followed by the empirical investigation which is divided into two self-contained articles. LÄS MER