Search for dissertations about: "Business cycles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the words Business cycles.

  1. 1. Growth and Business Cycles : Swedish Manufacturing Industry 1952-2001

    Author : Camilla Maria Kyllikki Josephson; Lennart Schön; Deirdre Nansen MC Closkey; Sweden Lund University Economic History; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contemporary history; Manufacturing industry; Knowledge accumulation; The cointegrated VAR model; Business cycles; Economic growth; TFP growth;

    Abstract : This study shows that the mechanisms behind knowledge accumulation and the sources of productivity growth differ from industry to industry depending on what is produced and what technology is used. Although it is apparent to most researchers in the field that the only way to explain long-run growth in output per capita is through technological progress and accumulation of knowledge that counteract the dampening effect of diminishing returns, we are still in the dark about how such mechanisms operate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Cycles, Unemployment and Job Search : Essays in Macroeconomics and Labor Economics

    Author : Andreas Mueller; Per Krusell; Mark Aguiar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Cycles; Unemployment; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Dispersion; Time Use; Job Search; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays. The first essay, "Separations, Sorting and Cyclical Unemployment", establishes a new fact about the compositional changes in the pool of unemployed over the U.S. business cycle and evaluates a number of theories that can potentially explain it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in Business Cycles

    Author : Magnus Jonsson; Lars Ljungqvist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

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  4. 4. Empirical essays on unemployment and business cycles

    Author : Erik Hegelund; Rodney Edvinsson; Fredrik N G Andersson; Josef Taalbi; Jan Ottosson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business cycles; Okun’s law; unemployment; capital formation; temporal disaggregation; band spectrum regression; wavelet analysis; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines business cycles in Sweden, and the patterns in and driving forces of short- and long-term movements in unemployment in a selection of high-income countries throughout the 20th century. While this has been studied numerous times before, this dissertation starts from the point of view that there is no consensus in social science on how to understand these phenomena. READ MORE

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

    Author : Janet Vähämäki; Maria Mårtensson; Bengt Jacobsson; Anders Forssell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting; Management Reforms; Results; Development Aid; Donor Practice; Sida; Reform Cycles; Tides of Reforms; Performance Measurement; Performance Management; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE