Search for dissertations about: "Karl-oskar Lindgren"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Karl-oskar Lindgren.

  1. 1. Roads from Unemployment : Institutional Complementarities in Product and Labor Markets

    Author : Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Torsten Svensson; Jörgen Hermansson; Lars Calmfors; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Unemployment; Wage Bargaining; Wage Coordination; Corporatism; Labor Market Institutions; Institutional Complementarities; Varieties of Capitalism; Wage Inequality; Political Economy; Path Dependence; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : Bringing down unemployment is a top priority for governments across the industrialized world, regardless of ideological bent. What is at issue in the political debate is not if unemployment should be combatted, but by what means. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wealth and the economic vote : How assets and liabilities shape election outcomes

    Author : Anton Brännlund; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Pär Nyman; Andreas Bergh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic voting; wealth; political parties; financial markets; economic inequality; Statskunskap; Political Science; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the literature on economic voting, especially the subfield of the electoral impact in relation to wealth. The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research articles based on data from Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. All Interventionists Now? : On the Political Economy of Active Labor Market Policy as Micro-Interventionist Multi-Tools

    Author : Axel Cronert; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jane Gingrich; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparative politics; active labor market policy; economic policy; political economy; political parties; partisan politics; partisanship; institutional legacies; institutional regimes; corporatism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : As recent decades have seen a growing interest in reforming advanced welfare states to promote employment, active labor market policy (ALMP) has emerged as a major topic of inquiry among comparative political economists. Whereas the literature to date disagrees on, and mostly downplays, the role of partisan politics in the development of ALMP, this dissertation shows that political actors systematically use ALMP programs in different ways to achieve distinct political aims. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treacherous Liberties : Isaiah Berlin's Theory of Positive and Negative Freedom in Contemporary Political Culture

    Author : Gina Gustavsson; Li Bennich-Björkman; Johan Tralau; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; David Miller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; freedom; liberty; values; autonomy; authenticity; tolerance; liberalism; permissiveness; Romanticism; Enlightenment; diversity; Inglehart; political culture; civicness; factor analysis; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Contemporary attitudes in affluent Western societies are characterised by a growing emphasis on individual freedom. What, then, does this commitment to liberty entail for our openness to diversity; and ultimately for liberal democracy? Previous research on popular attitudes, for example by Ronald Inglehart, tends to assume that valuing freedom entails an encouragement of a plurality of life-styles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Austerity Politics : Is the Electorate Responsible?

    Author : Pär Nyman; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Kåre Vernby; Johannes Lindvall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Deficit bias; Fiscal policy; Perceptions; Political economy; Responsibility; Retrospective voting; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the public finance literature concerned with fiscal sustainability, and consists of an introduction and four stand-alone essays. The first three essays analyse the reasons why governments accumulate large levels of debt. READ MORE