Essays about: "Swedish municipalities"

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  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Covid-19 on Households' Income : Empirical Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Tilda Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Covid-19; income; households; gender; municipalities; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the emerging literature on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on individuals’ labour market outcomes by investigating the effects on households’ income in the Swedish labour market. Using panel data for Sweden’s municipalities over the period 2011-2020, a difference-in-difference design is constructed to examine how the pandemic has affected average yearly disposable income for all households and how the effects are distributed across different household compositions and age groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. Slow Emergency – Urgent Action? Exploring the role of municipal climate emergency statements in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Josefine Henman; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change framings; climate emergency declarations; Swedish municipal climate action; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 2000 jurisdictions worldwide have declared a climate emergency, which covers over 1 billion people. While such declarations have been found to have the potential to spark transformative climate action, the scholarly knowledge of this emerging phenomenon remains limited and there is much disagreement about the merits and effects of climate emergency framings. READ MORE

  4. 4. To be one step ahead: A survey of Swedish municipal food preparedness

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Robin Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil defence; food preparedness; governance; resilience; responsibility; sustainable development; Civilt försvar; livsmedelsberedskap; styrning; resiliens; ansvar; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Officials of varying backgrounds from a sample of nine municipalities in Sweden were interviewed in a semi-structured format regarding the state of their work on food preparedness, challenges and opportunities for working on said topic, as well as the relation between municipalities and national actors related to civil defence. A vast majority of Swedish municipalities were contacted, and the final interviewees were hand-picked from a group of candidates that accepted a request for an interview. READ MORE

  5. 5. When the Anti-Establishment Becomes the Establishment: The Relationship Between Public Administrations, and Municipal Governments Led by the Sweden Democrats

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Philip Gustavsson; [2022]
    Keywords : populism; public administration; Sverigedemokraterna; unelected officials; municipal government.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Sweden Democrats is the prominent populist right-wing and anti-establishment party in Swedish politics. Since the election of 2018, the party have held the chair of the executive committee in five municipalities. The thesis’ purpose is to examine the relationship between these municipal governments and the respective public administrations. READ MORE