Essays about: "Local authorities"

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  1. 1. One City in Two Countries : regional identity and cultural heritage on the HaparandaTornio border during the COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Moa Landstedt; Carin Ollinen; [2022]
    Keywords : COVID-19 pandemic; cross-border region; identity; participation; tangible and intangible cultural heritage; transnational integration;

    Abstract : The collaborative cross-border region HaparandaTornio has been recognised as the most peaceful border in the world due to its shared history, which can be examined through the common tangible and intangible cultural heritage. The tangible cultural heritage can be investigated through four phases of HaparandaTornio's institutionalisation; (1) the motion of single projects, (2) joint local policy agreements, (3) creating a joint body and (4) continued responsibility of being defined as a Twin City. READ MORE

  2. 2. INFORMATION AND QUALITY OF GOVERNANCE IN NON-DEMOCRATIC SETTINGS A Geospatial Analysis of Media Access and Quality of Public Service Provision in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Schönenberger; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : Media Access; Accountability; Public Service Provision; Autocracies; Uganda;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated whether access to a non-state-owned radio station can improve the provision of public services at the district level as aspect of quality of governance in Uganda, depending on the visibility and street-discretion of the service. Thereby, this work attempts to fill the research gap on media access and quality of governance in a non-democratic setting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Targeting the Poor Secondary Students for Stipend: Identifying the Gap between Policy and Implementation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Chowdhury bdullah-Al-Baki; Farhana Akand; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Targeting; Conditional Cash Transfer; Poverty; Proxy Means Testing PMT ; Community-Based Targeting CBT ; Exclusion error; Inclusion error;

    Abstract : Well-designed and efficient poverty-based targeting methods are necessary for effectively identifying the poor households in poverty eradicating programs. This study investigates the ex-post implementation process and performance of two common targeting approaches - Proxy Means Test (PMT) and Community-Based Targeting (CBT)- to target the poor beneficiaries in a conditional cash transfer program in Bangladesh. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performance of Light Electric Freight Vehicles in Urban Areas - Adapting the Performance Prism framework to manage CEP stakeholder relationships and improve the performance of Light Electric Freight Vehicles in the last mile

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonas Härtel; Fabian Kulawik; [2021-06-11]
    Keywords : last-mile; LEFV; logistics; supply chain; parcel deliveries; city logistics; urban freight; performance prism; triple bottom line; CEP; urban freight stakeholder;

    Abstract : Urban areas and specifically the logistics providers responsible for the last mile in these environments have become under more pressure over recent years. Reasons for that could be seen in the growing trend of economies having more globalized supply chains. READ MORE

  5. 5. How to characterize internationalization speed : A qualitative study of Born digitals’ internationalization processes.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Börjesson; Katarina Tiberg; [2021]
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    Abstract : During the last few years, there has been a shift from a physical to a digital focus within companies. In line with the digital transformation, the number of born digitals has increased in the market. Born digitals often exclude stages in the traditional internationalization theories and use different strategies to reach new markets rapidly. READ MORE