Search for dissertations about: "political economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 216 swedish dissertations containing the words political economy.

  1. 1. Global Warming and Our Natural Duties of Justice A cosmopolitan political conception of justice

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aaron Maltais; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Global warming; climate change; global justice; natural duties; political conception; contractualism; intergenerational; political duty; political authority; collective action; public goods; John Rawls; Thomas Nagel; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in international relations and international political economy on global warming suggests that one part of any meaningful effort to radically reverse current trends of increasing green house gas (GHG) emissions is shared policies among states that generate costs for such emissions in many if not most of the world’s regions. Effectively employing such policies involves gaining much more extensive global commitments and developing much stronger compliance mechanism than those currently found in the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays in Political Economy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kåre Vernby; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Political science; Statsvetenskap; Economic Openness; Electoral Systems; Employers Associations; Labor Market Regulations; Labor Unions; Political Economy; Strikes;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and three stand-alone essays. In the introduction I discuss the commonalities between the three essays. Essay I charts the the main political cleavages among 59 Swedish unions and business organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political institutions and government performance : Central and Eastern Europe in a comparative perspective

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Sebastian Stålfors; Örebro universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political institutions; institutional arrangements; government performance; political system; majoritarian democracy; consensus democracy; quality of democracy; macroeconomic management; kinder and gentler democracy; Central and Eastern Europe; post-communist countries.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Central and Eastern Europe was strongly affected by the most recent wave of democratisation. Here, successful transition to democracy and market economy was sometimes perceived as a matter of choosing the ‘right’ institutional framework, presumably institutions employed in mature democracies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on the Politics of Taxation

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per F. Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-04-24]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; Democracy; Economic history; Redistribution; Political economy; Beskattning; Demokrati; Ekonomisk historia; Omfördelning; Politisk ekonomi;

    Abstract : Taxation is a key activity of any state and a constant point of political struggle. The structure of taxation is continuously changing and evolving, and its size has grown dramatically during the last two hundred years. READ MORE

  5. 5. All Interventionists Now? On the Political Economy of Active Labor Market Policy as Micro-Interventionist Multi-Tools

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Axel Cronert; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; comparative politics; active labor market policy; economic policy; political economy; political parties; partisan politics; partisanship; institutional legacies; institutional regimes; corporatism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : As recent decades have seen a growing interest in reforming advanced welfare states to promote employment, active labor market policy (ALMP) has emerged as a major topic of inquiry among comparative political economists. Whereas the literature to date disagrees on, and mostly downplays, the role of partisan politics in the development of ALMP, this dissertation shows that political actors systematically use ALMP programs in different ways to achieve distinct political aims. READ MORE