Search for dissertations about: "Social Sciences Economics and Business Economic History"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 212 swedish dissertations containing the words Social Sciences Economics and Business Economic History.

  1. 1. Enabled by the past : understanding endogenous innovation in mature industries

    Author : Ksenia Onufrey; Anna Bergek; Thomas Magnusson; Lars Coenen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mature industry; endogenous innovation; innovation mechanisms; exploitation; radical innovation; lighting industry; pulp and paper industry;

    Abstract : Mature industries have played and still play a crucial role in national and world economies. To survive and retain competitiveness, they need to innovate, as innovation is the driver of economics growth and industrial transformation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enabling socio-technical transitions – electric vehicles and high voltage electricity grids as focal points of low emission futures

    Author : Martin Albrecht; Åsa Svenfelt; Göran Finnveden; Jonas Åkerman; Anna Kramers; Måns Nilsson; Anna Bergek; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Socio-technical system; innovation system; transition; MLP; TIS; low emission future; electric vehicles; high voltage transmission grid; Sweden; Norway; Denmark; Finland; United Kingdom; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Today humankind is facing numerous sustainability challenges that require us to question CO2 intensive practices like those present in the transport and energy sector. To meet those challenges, many countries have adopted ambitious climate targets. Achieving such targets requires an understanding of the wider socio-technical context of transitions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seven Years That Shook Economic and Social Thinking : Reflections on the Revolution in Communist Economics 1985-1991

    Author : Bengt Svensson; Thomas Jonter; Ulf Jonsson; Ronny Pettersson; Ann-Mari Sätre Åhlander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; perestroíka; planned economy; labour theory of value; socialist market; market socialism; market economics; shock therapy; gradual transition; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main theme of this study is to analyze the Soviet economic theoretical debate in the period 1985 – 1991. This period of reconstruction gave possibilities of a more free debate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regulating a Controversy : Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971

    Author : Michael Funke; Dan Bäcklund; Magnus Eklund; Thomas Pettersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising; advertising criticism; advertising regulation; advertising history; advertising industry; affluent society; business; business associations; business history; business interest organizations; business studies; competition; consumer; consumer politics; consumer history; consumerism; co-regulation; corporatism; economic history; history; interest groups; market regulation; marketing; marketing history; marketing regulation; marketer; policy studies; policy process; political economy; political science; postwar; regime; regulation theory; self-regulation; market self-regulation; self-regulation history; stakeholder; Sweden; efterkrigstiden; ekonomisk historia; företagsekonomi; företagshistoria; historia; intressegrupper; konsumentfrågor; konsumentpolitik; konsumenthistoria; konsumenträtt; korporatism; lagstiftning; marknad; marknadsföring; marknadsföringshistoria; marknadsregleringar; marknadsrätt; näringslivet; näringslivsorganisationer; politisk ekonomi; regleringar; regleringsteori; reklam; reklambranschen; reklamhistoria; rättshistoria; samhällsvetenskap; samreglering; självreglering; socialdemokratin; statsvetenskap; Sverige; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the development of the self-regulation of advertising in Sweden from 1950 until 1971. Self-regulation was initiated in the 1930s due to a business desire to regulate fair competition in marketing, and while it initially was a minor operation, the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by extensive development. READ MORE

  5. 5. New Venture, Survival, Growth : Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    Author : Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. READ MORE