Search for dissertations about: "industrialization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 89 swedish dissertations containing the word industrialization.

  1. 1. Industrialization of Services : Technology and Routinization in the 21st Century

    Author : Richard Backteman; Niklas Arvidsson; Eric Giertz; Anna Jonsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrialization; services; knowledge; technology; Industrialisering; tjänster; kunskap; teknologi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : Sweden has a long tradition of process improvements, productivity increments, waste reduction in manufacturing, continuing a mode of industrialization that helped achieve prosperity. With growing urban centers, mechanization of agriculture, outsourcings by manufacturing and the public sector with subsequent acquisitions, large service firms have appeared in an ever-growing service sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gold, Coal and Iron : Essays on Industrialization and Economic Development

    Author : Adrian Poignant; Niklas Bengtsson; Mounir Karadja; Ola Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electricity; female employment; labor supply; artisanal mining; agriculture; displacement; industrialization; industrial revolution; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: How does electricity provision affect female employment? In theory, electrical household appliances can save labor in domestic production and divert it to the market. However, the empirical evidence has been inconclusive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life and Death in the City: Demography and Living Standards during Stockholm's Industrialization

    Author : Joseph Molitoris; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; fertility transition; industrialization; urbanization; socioeconomic status; living standards;

    Abstract : This dissertation uses longitudinal micro-data from Stockholm between 1878 and 1926 to study the causes and consequences of the fertility transition and to examine the development of living standards inequality during industrialization. Although both processes have received much interest from researchers, we know relatively little of how either one played out among individuals in urban areas, which were both at the forefront of industrialization and the fertility decline. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    Author : Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Industrialization Process in the Chinese Mirror - Continuity and change in transition from collective agriculture to market economy in China

    Author : Turaj Faran; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; industrialization; China; transition; socialism; market; economic history; economic development; agriculture; åproductivity; rural industry; development strategy; Third World; Gerschenkron;

    Abstract : Abstract in UndeterminedThe dominant explanation for China's unprecendented rates of economic growth in the last three decades has regarded them as the consequence of the reform policies that, after Mao, the Chinese leaders embarked upon in 1978. The present study, in contrast, argues for continuity between the socialist period and the post-refrom era in China's economic course. READ MORE