Search for dissertations about: "Economics of technological change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 swedish dissertations containing the words Economics of technological change.

  1. 1. Policy induced technological change : Productivity and innovation effects in biomass-using industry and energy generation

    Author : Johan Brolund; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Author : Mounir Karadja; David Strömberg; Maria Petrova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. During the Age of Mass Migration, 30 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. We study the long-term political effects of this large-scale migration episode on origin communities using detailed historical data from Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. States of Development : Essays on the Political Economy of Development in Asia

    Author : Nathaniel Lane; Torsten Persson; Rohini Pande; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic Development; Industrial Development; Economic Institutions; Political Economy; State Capacity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Manufacturing Revolutions - Industrial Policy and Networks in South Korea. This chapter uses a historic big push intervention and newly digitized data from South Korea to study the effects of industrial policy on industrial development. In 1973 South Korea transitioned to a military dictatorship and drastically changed their development strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Role of Public Policies for Energy Technology Development : Their Innovation Effects and Interaction

    Author : Kristoffer Bäckström; Robert Lundmark; Göran Bostedt; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation; Innovation economics; Patents; Energy policy; Pilot and demonstration plants; Public policy; Economics of technological change; Innovation; teknisk utveckling; inducerad teknisk utveckling; miljöpolitiska styrmedel; miljöekonomi; patent; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyze the role of public policies for technological development (i.e., innovation) in the renewable energy sector. The thesis consists of an introductory part and three self-contained papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Move : Essays on the Economic and Political Development of Sweden

    Author : Erik Prawitz; Jakob Svensson; Davide Cantoni; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic development; political economics; migration; innovation; technological development; transport infrastructure; housing economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics. Their abstracts are presented below:Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. We study the political effects of mass emigration to the United States in the 19th century using data from Sweden. READ MORE