Search for dissertations about: "limits to growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 140 swedish dissertations containing the words limits to growth.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Limits of Tax Policy

    Author : Åsa Hansson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; government size; growth; benefit- reduction rate; Marginal effective tax rates; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The size of government has increased dramatically over the last century. Given the magnitude of government involvement in the economy and the potential influence it has on individuals as well as the economy, studies documenting the effects of government size may offer particularly timely insights. This thesis addresses some of these issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Relationship-to-Profit : A Theory of Business, Markets, and Profit for Social Ecological Economics

    Author : Jennifer B. Hinton; Sarah E. Cornell; Arnaud Diemer; Wiebren J. Boonstra; Eric Dacheux; Max Koch; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Sustainable economy; Sustainable business; Institutional analysis; Systems thinking; Post-growth economy; Degrowth; Not-for-profit business; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : How does the relationship between business and profit affect social and ecological sustainability? Many sustainability scholars have identified competition for profit in the market as a key driver of social exploitation and environmental destruction. Yet, studies rarely question whether businesses and markets have to be profit-seeking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling of laser-based powder bed fusion for bulk metallic glass formation

    Author : Johan Lindwall; Andreas Lundbäck; Albert To; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Material Mechanics; Materialmekanik;

    Abstract : The work presented in this thesis aims to develop a modelling approach to predict crystalline phase evolution in bulk metallic glass during additive manufacturing with laser-based powder bed fusion (PBF-LB). Metallic glasses are non-crystalline metallic materials that generally possess exceptional properties because of its amorphous struc-ture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Born Globals : Rapid International Growth in New Ventures

    Author : Ingemar Wictor; Svante Andersson; Tomas Müllern; Sören Sören Kock; Sören Kock; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Born Global; internationalisation; entrepreneur; network; vision; value chain; growth; management; leadership; entrepreneurial teams;

    Abstract : The traditional theories developed by Johanson and Vahlne (1977, 1990) and other researchers ofinternationalisation have long been questioned because of the fast-changing environment and deregulations. In particular, for Born Global firms, namely a company that has achieved a foreign sales volume of at least 25% within three years of its inception and that seeks to derive significant competitive advantage from the use of resources and the sales of outputs in multiple countries (Andersson and Wictor, 2003, p. READ MORE