35. 70-talet och sedan?

Bo Axell

34. Imperfect Information Equilibrium, Existence, Configuration and Stability

Bo Axell

In this paper we examine the stability properties of price dispersion equi1ibrium in a market where individuals and firms have to make efforts to collect information about the prices charged by firms and demand resulting from consumer behavior. The…

33. The Demand for Energy in Swedish Manufacturing

Joyce M. Dargay

32. Valutaregleringen och direkta investeringar

Birgitta Swedenborg

31. Taxes and Market Instability

Bengt-Christer Ysander

Working Paper No. 31 is published as "Taxes and Market Instability" (author: Bengt-Christer Ysander), in Gunnar Eliasson and Jan Södersten (eds.), Business Taxation, Finance and Firm Behavior - Proceedings of a Symposium at IUI, Stockholm,…

30. Relief Work and Grant Displacement in Sweden

Edward M. Gramlich and Bengt-Christer Ysander

29. A Procedure for Testing the Signalling Hypothesis

James W. Albrecht

This paper develops a procedure for testing the signaling hypothesis as advanced by Spence, et. al. The approach used is to examine directly the question of whether employers use education for purely informational purposes in their hiring decisions. An…

28. How Changes in Labor Demand Affects Unemployed Workers

Kenneth Burdett

27. Crises, Inflation and Relative Prices in Sweden 1913-1977

Märtha Josefsson and Johan Örtengren

26. The West European Steel Industry – Structure and Competitiveness in Historical Perspective

Bo Carlsson

25. On Unexplained Price Differences

Bo Axell

24. The Duration of Unemployment and Unexpected Inflation – An Empirical Analysis

Anders Björklund and Bertil Holmlund

23. Förändrad tillverkningsorganisation och dess återverkningar på kapitalbildningen: En studie vid ASEA

Sam Nilsson

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union and the Return of the Nation State


This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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