Search for dissertations about: "growth economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 swedish dissertations containing the words growth economy.

  1. 1. Essays on Growth, Political Economy and Development

    Author : Abdulaziz B. Shifa; Per Krusell; Jakob Svensson; Kjetil Storesletten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Growth; human capital transfer; productivity; catch-up; Urban bias; rural poverty; dictatorship; Agricultural growth; manufacturing growth; instrumental variable; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis has three self-contained articles.Economic growth and trade in human capital: A salient empirical pattern in the East Asian “miracle” is a large increase in output and factor accumulation despite  only a modest increase in TFP. I develop and calibrate a model of growth and catch-up to provide a possible explanation. READ MORE

  2. 2. No limits : the 20th century discourse of economic growth

    Author : Eva Friman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; economic growth; growth discourse; development discourse; history of economics; environmental economics; ecological economics; ecomodernism; modernist economic ethos; narrative; power of language; limits to growth;

    Abstract : The breakthrough of the concept of economic growth in economics marks a paradigm shift in thinking about the economy and its place in 'reality.' This thesis analyzes the 20th century discourse of economic growth, focusing its unlimited connotations. The thesis consists of four case studies, two introductory parts and a concluding dis­cussion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Profit-Orientation and Post-Growth Economies : Building Theory for Social-Ecological Resilience

    Author : Jennifer Hinton; Sarah Cornell; Wijnand Boonstra; Somya Joshi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Systems thinking; Systems analysis; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Theory of the firm; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : This thesis takes a post-growth perspective in order to answer the overarching research question:  How does business profit-orientation affect social-ecological sustainability? It is the result of putting different pieces of the puzzle together - across the microeconomic and macroeconomic scales - in order to build a stronger conceptual and theoretical basis for sustainable post-growth economies.In Part 1, I describe what a post-growth perspective entails, as an inherently social-ecological systems approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on growth and environment

    Author : Catia Cialani; Thomas Aronsson; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Patrik Söderholm; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; genuine saving; welfare change; taxation; per capita GDP; per capita CO2; international trade; net migration; unemployment; growth; inequality.; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers.Paper [I] Following the 1987 report by The World Commission on Environment and Development, the genuine saving has come to play a key role in the context of sustainable development, and the World Bank regularly publishes numbers for genuine saving on a national basis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dynamics and growth : the health care industry

    Author : Ann-Charlotte Fridh; KTH; []
    Keywords : experimentally organised economy; compotence blocs; industrial dynamics; health care industry; industrial transformation;

    Abstract : This dissertation uses the theory of the experimentallyorganised economy (EOE) and competence blocs to analyseeconomic development in the health care industry. The healthcare industry is both important and interesting to study fromseveral points of view. READ MORE