Search for dissertations about: "ekonomisk politik"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words ekonomisk politik.

  1. 1. Misplaced Concreteness and Concrete Places : Critical Analyses of Divergent Discourses on Sustainability

    Author : Carina Borgström Hansson; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Mainstream and counterpoint; Discourse; Place; Adaptive management; Genuine savings; Ecological footprint; Ecological economics; Bioregionalism; Sustainability; Environmental economics; Human ecology; Misplaced concreteness; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This dissertation critically examines the tension between mainstream and counterpoint perspectives on sustainability on the basis of analyses of four approaches to this issue: environmental economics, ecological economics, adaptive management, and bioregionalism, which are presented as successive attempts to challenge mainstream, modernist perspectives on socio-ecological relationships. The different worldviews and identity constructions associated with the two extremes in this spectrum of approaches are examined on the basis of interviews with environmental economists and bioregionalists in California. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Bias of the World : Theories of Unequal Exchange in History

    Author : John Brolin; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; History and philosophy of the social sciences; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Ecology; political ecology; ecological footprint; emergy; underconsumptionism; post-Keynesian; unlimited supplies of labour; Prebisch-Singer; centre-periphery; terms of trade; staple thesis; ecologial economics; Marxist economics; classical economics; history of political economy; mercantilism; non-equvalent exchange; unequal exchange; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Ekologi; Samhällsvetenskapernas historia och filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a history of theories and theorists of unequal exchange. Starting with mercantilists and Richard Cantillon's theory based on land values, it briefly covers the early Classical economists and Gerald Fitzhugh. READ MORE

  3. 3. The political economy of emission standards : politics, business and the making of vehicle emission regulations in Sweden and Europe, 1960-1980s

    Author : Mattias Näsman; Ann-Kristin Bergquist; Kristina Söderholm; Per Högselius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; history; car industry; environmental governance; environmental regulation; air pollution; transition; vehicle emissions; transnational; European integration; standards; knowledge creation; linking; delinking; expertise; business power; lobbying; California Effect Hypothesis; ekonomisk historia; Economic History; History; historia; sustainability; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to an improved historical understanding of the challenges and complexities involved in constructing systems of governance of motor vehicle air pollution. The specific aim of the study is to explore the development of regulatory vehicle emission standards in Sweden between 1960 and the 1980s as well as to analyze this development within its broader European economic, regulatory and environmental policy context by adopting a transnational approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Visible Palm: Market Failures, Industrial Policy and the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

    Author : Fredrik Gustafsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; ; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; developmental state; dynamic efficiency; tariff protection; government intervention; palm oil; industrial policy; Malaysia; market failure; Ekonomisk och social historia; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : What role the state should and can play in bringing about economic development is one of the longest standing debates in the economic sciences. Yet, previous research has mostly focused on how a variety of industrial policies affect static efficiency. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does schooling make sense? A household perspective on the returns to schooling for self-employed, farmers and employees in Egypt

    Author : Mattias Lindgren; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; EIHS; casual labour; employees; farmers; SMEs; labour market; returns to schooling; Education; Egypt; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : Why do some children in the developing world choose to stay out of school? Is it mainly because poverty leaves them with no options or because schooling seems to offer them few benefits? The answers to these questions have profound policy implications. An empirical input into this discussion is the extent to which schooling can actually be perceived as a profitable option in various countries and, in extension, what factors influence the extent of this perceived profitability. READ MORE