Search for dissertations about: "economic transition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 swedish dissertations containing the words economic transition.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Energy consumption transition : final household energy consumption in the case of Sweden 1920-2010

    Author : Mikael Levin; Lars-Fredrik Andersson; Ann-Kristin Bergquist; Thomas Pettersson; Bengt Kriström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic history; households; energy transition; energy consumption; residential; electrical appliances; Carbon dioxide; emission; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines households’ final energy consumption over the long run by measuring their final energy use and examining how structural, institutional and economic factors affected the demand for energy in the residential sector during the period 1920-2010, a period covering the transition from traditional to fossil to renewable energy carriers. I believe that wider understanding of the historical energy transition and energy consumption within the residential sector might help us gain important insights into the long-run development and the factors affecting energy consumption among the households. READ MORE

  3. 3. Democratic Governance in the Transition from Yugoslav Self-Management to a Market Economy : The Case of the Slovenian Privatization Debates 1990-1992

    Author : Branka Likić-Brborić; Maths Isacson; Göran Salmonsson; Thomas Lundén; Maths Isacsson; Lundén Thomas; Branka Likic-Brboric; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatization; transition; democratization; marketization; property rights; Slovenia; institutions; self-management; social ownership; economic democracy; discourse; governance; interdiscursivity; justice; efficiency; path dependence; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main object of this doctoral dissertation is the Slovenian transition to a market economy with a focus on the genesis of the Slovenian privatization model and the political and legislative process behind its formulation. Starting from a presentation of the international context and historical legacies, the study investigates the almost three-year-long Slovenian theoretical, parliamentary, economic, political and public debates (1990-1992) concerning the choice of model and institutional framework for large-scale privatization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rapid Urbanization : An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Urban Transition in Developing Countries

    Author : Kyle Farrell; Hans Westlund; Tigran Haas; Peter Nijkamp; Kingsley Haynes; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban transition; rapid urbanization; rapid urban growth; components of urban growth; economic development; developing countries; national urban systems; China; Nigeria; India; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the challenges posed by the contemporary urban narrative in developing countries. It is premised on the notion of the urban transition, which posits that as a country develops it undergoes a transformation from a predominantly rural society to a predominantly urban one. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ownership reform and corporate governance : The Slovak privatisation process in 1990-1996

    Author : Mikael Olsson; Lars Magnusson; Mats Larsson; Peter de Souza; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; privatisation; ownership reform; corporate governance; the Slovak Republic; restructuring; property rights; financial sector development; economic transition; communist economies; path dependence; institutional economics; investment funds; transformation; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Since 1989, there has been a period of rapid change of the economies of the former Eastern bloc. Within a few years, the majority of the formerly centrally administered economies had begun restructuring their economic systems, including the privatisation. of formerly state-owned enterprises. READ MORE