Search for dissertations about: "Import substitution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Import substitution.

  1. 1. Tariffs, Trade, and Economic Growth in Sweden 1858–1913

    Author : Viktor Persarvet; Peter Hedberg; Lars Karlsson; Jari Ojala; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign trade; international trade; tariffs; effective rate of protection; trade policy; protectionism; taxes; Sweden; economic growth; structural change; industrialization; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effects of Swedish tariff policy on trade and economic growth during Sweden’s industrial breakthrough in the second half of the nineteenth century. As the Swedish economy developed, its tariff policy also changed from relatively liberal to more protectionist. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Ocean of Protectionism : The Structure of Swedish Tariffs and Trade 1780–1830

    Author : Henric Häggqvist; Peter Hedberg; Lars Magnusson; Leos Müller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign trade; international trade; tariffs; trade policy; fiscal policy; protectionism; mercantilism; taxes; Sweden; Napoleonic Wars; handel; tullar; skatter; protektionism; merkantilism; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : In the field of international trade there is an intriguing tension between the ideological allure of free trade and the political reality of protectionism. Typically, the former is favored by scholars while the latter has been more historically prevalent. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Specter of Scarcity : Experiencing and Coping with Metal Shortages, 1870-2015

    Author : Hanna Vikström; Per Högselius; Dag Avango; Fjaestad Maja; Ingulstad Mats; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scarcity; critical metals; Sweden; small countries; strategic metals; metal shortages; history of technology; experiences of scarcity; coping with shortages; technological trends; World War I; resource crisis; construction of resources.; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : In spite of an ever-growing supply of metals, actors have long feared metal shortages. This thesis – departing from an understanding that metals scarcity is not an objective geological fact, but an experience, a fear of a shortage – explores why business and state actors have experienced metals as scarce and how they coped with scarcity from 1870 to 2015. READ MORE

  4. 4. A new paradigm of industrial organization : The diffusion of technological and managerial innovations in the Brazilian industry

    Author : Leda Gitahy; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; technological paradigm; flexible production; network; employment; skills; education; Brazilian industry; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Based on the concepts of techno-economic paradigm, network and production chain, the main purpose of this dissertation is to analyse the diffusion of technological and managerial innovations in the Brazilian industry during the 1980s and the 1990s. It consists of a summary and six selected papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructing Invisible Hands : Market Technocrats in Sweden 1880–2000

    Author : Gabriel Söderberg; Maths Isacson; Lars Magnusson; Janken Myrdal; Deirdre McCloskey; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Markets; technocrats; central banks; agricultural science; Nobel prize; economics and society; asymmetric information; Social Democracy; neoliberalism; social engineering; market history; market engineering; market design; performativity; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Dominant market theories analyze markets as ahistorical entities without the need for professional groups that manage crucial functions within them. This thesis, in contrast, approaches markets as historical systems that develop over time and that can be constituted in many different ways because of different historical trajectories. READ MORE