Search for dissertations about: "economic change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 796 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; Dominic Power; Henrik Mattsson; Anders Malmberg; Andrés Rodríguez-Pose; [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. (Re-)shaping regional economies : Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Johan Miörner; [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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Viktor Persarvet; Peter Hedberg; Lars Karlsson; Jari Ojala; [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

  4. 4. Does Anybody Care? Public and Private Responsibilities in Swedish Eldercare 1940-2000

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Helene Brodin; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; eldercare; elder care; elder; elderly; care; informal care; gender; gender division of labour; unpaid labour; housework; domestic work; welfare; welfare state; social policy; discourse; discourse analysis; institutional change; policy change; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since the 1980s, practically all of the western welfare states have developed social policies, which aim at shifting the responsibilities for welfare services from the state to the family, the civil society or to the market. In Sweden, this political transformation has particularly hit the public eldercare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mirrors of Change A Study of Industry Associations in Chile and Uruguay

    University dissertation from Stockholm

    Author : Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano; Ulf Jonsson; Jaime Behar; John Meyer; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; World-culture; remix; industry associations; global; legitimacy; region; Chile; Uruguay; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Mirrors of Change is a cross-sectional study of micro and macro institutional environments that envisages to analyse shifts in the sources of institutional legitimacy since the 1960s. The main aim is to understand whether homogenising macro institutions are adopted at the micro institutional levels. READ MORE