Search for dissertations about: "economic change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 756 swedish dissertations containing the words economic change.

  1. 1. Continuity and Change : Essays on path-dependence in economic geography and good food

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pepijn Olders; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; path dependence; continuity; change; expert opinion; economic geography; restaurants; low-emission vehicles; PDO PGI labels;

    Abstract : How can it be, that in our rapidly changing world certain things remain recognisably the same for such a long time? This dissertation is concerned with the economic geography of path-dependence and seeks to explain selected everyday examples of continuity and change. How can French restaurants and chefs be successful for decades despite changes in taste? Why are cars powered by fossil fuels still around while there are many novel and cleaner alternatives? What explains the re-invention of local food products in spite of the influx of many new products from around the world? These are the question this dissertation tries to explain as spatial expressions of ‘path-dependence’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peasants and Policymakers, Agricultural transformation in Java under Suharto

    University dissertation from Holmbergs

    Author : Tobias Axelsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development policy; agriculture; Indonesia; technological change; institutional change; Economic History; equity;

    Abstract : Following the East Asian success story Indonesia also subscribed to a model with increased productivity, income and equity through modernisation of agriculture. When it was hit by a severe crisis in 1997, Indonesia was regarded as one of the up and coming tigers of Southeast Asia. READ MORE

  3. 3. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Johan Miörner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation systems; reconfiguration; innovation policy; Structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; Automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden; economic geography; new path development; industrial change; regional innovation system; reconfiguration; innovation policy; structural change; agency; institutions; digital games; automotive; IT; Scania; West Sweden;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the complexities of regional economic restructuring. It casts a light on how regional environments are ‘reconfigured’ in relation to the transformation of existing regional industries and the development of new ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growth and Business Cycles -Swedish Manufacturing Industry 1952-2001

    University dissertation from Department of Economic History, Lund University

    Author : Camilla Maria Kyllikki Josephson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Contemporary history; Manufacturing industry; Knowledge accumulation; The cointegrated VAR model; Business cycles; Economic growth; TFP growth; Ekonomisk och social historia; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Institutional change; Opportunity costs; Cyclical economics; Konjunkturteori; cykliska förlopp;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna studie betonar att de mekanismer, som skapar tillväxt, inte nödvändigtvis är universella utan kan skilja sig åt mellan olika områden, beroende på vad som produceras och vilken teknik som används. Avhandlingen hävdar inledningsvis att ekonomisk tillväxt är den viktigaste enskilda faktor som påverkar individers inkomstnivå och att ökad produktivitet i sin tur är grundläggande för ökad tillväxttakt. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Viktor Persarvet; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : 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