Search for dissertations about: "history of economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 250 swedish dissertations containing the words history of economics.

  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. Regulating a Controversy : Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971

    Author : Michael Funke; Dan Bäcklund; Magnus Eklund; Thomas Pettersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising; advertising criticism; advertising regulation; advertising history; advertising industry; affluent society; business; business associations; business history; business interest organizations; business studies; competition; consumer; consumer politics; consumer history; consumerism; co-regulation; corporatism; economic history; history; interest groups; market regulation; marketing; marketing history; marketing regulation; marketer; policy studies; policy process; political economy; political science; postwar; regime; regulation theory; self-regulation; market self-regulation; self-regulation history; stakeholder; Sweden; efterkrigstiden; ekonomisk historia; företagsekonomi; företagshistoria; historia; intressegrupper; konsumentfrågor; konsumentpolitik; konsumenthistoria; konsumenträtt; korporatism; lagstiftning; marknad; marknadsföring; marknadsföringshistoria; marknadsregleringar; marknadsrätt; näringslivet; näringslivsorganisationer; politisk ekonomi; regleringar; regleringsteori; reklam; reklambranschen; reklamhistoria; rättshistoria; samhällsvetenskap; samreglering; självreglering; socialdemokratin; statsvetenskap; Sverige; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the development of the self-regulation of advertising in Sweden from 1950 until 1971. Self-regulation was initiated in the 1930s due to a business desire to regulate fair competition in marketing, and while it initially was a minor operation, the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by extensive development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Going once, going twice, SOLD! : the economics of past and present public procurement in Sweden

    Author : Sofia Lundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Adverse selection; asymmetric information; common value; fixed price contract; logit model; negative binomial; negotiated procedure; open procedure; private values; simplified procedure; stochastic cost frontier; Sverige; 1800-talet; 1900-talet; Prisbildning; Auktioner; Offentlig upphandling; tjänster;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the economic aspects of public procurement of services through auctionsin Sweden. It focuses on two different institutions, auctions used to find foste r-parents forboarded out children in the 19th century, and auctions of cleaning service contracts in the 20 thcentury. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Economics of the 1956 Clean Air Act

    Author : Nanna Fukushima; David Strömberg; Peter Nilsson; Wolfram Schlenker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental economics; Air pollution; Clean Air Act 1956; Environmental regulation; Infant health; Firm heterogeneity; Firm behaviour; Regulation compliance; Economic history; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in environmental and health economics.The UK Clean Air Act, Black Smoke, and Infant MortalityThis paper estimates the effects of the 1956 UK Clean Air Act on infant mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economics of Migration

    Author : Peter Karpestam; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time; Simulations; Remittances; Panel Data; Multiplier Effects; Migration; The Labor Market; Education; Informal and Formal Sectors;

    Abstract : Abstract Population movements are more substantial today than at any other point in human history. If managed effectively, migration can be beneficial for all aspects of social and economic life. This thesis contains four papers, all of which are related to the economic consequences and determinants of migration, within and across countries. READ MORE