By Lars Jonung, Ronald Findlay, Mats Lundahl

Bertil Ohlin, overseas exchange theorist, winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Economics, and chief of the Swedish Liberal celebration for greater than twenty years, is taken into account to be the main unmarried impact at the improvement of overseas economics within the 20th century. This quantity, celebrating the centennial of Ohlin's delivery, examines his existence and his effect on smooth fiscal notion. It additionally includes the 1st English translation of his licentiate thesis, in which he first set out his conception of overseas alternate.

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The effects of differences in capital and labor endowments on trade are disappointingly small and insignificant but much more encouraging for the two natural resource factors, land and minerals. More refined tests to allow for differences in technology, tastes, and other variables could be undertaken for this period, and the chapter by Estevadeordal and Taylor points the way for these extensions. The last chapter (chapter 22), by Ronald Findlay and Mats Lundahl, continues the effort to apply the factor proportions approach to economic history.

D. D. ordeal, the licentiat degree was a relatively uncomplicated affair, both in terms of defense, which was an internal departmental matter (usually a matter simply between the professor and the author), size of the work, number of copies made, and the technique of production of the work. Typically only a handful of typed and carbon-copied versions of the licentiat thesis were made, and the level of originality was lower than in a doctoral dissertation, although standards varied considerably.

Even if political life at that time was less hectic than today, our father became more and more occupied, and more and more pressed for time. Although father had A Portrait of Our Father 33 a high stress tolerance level, our parents decided that the distance to Torekov was too long, and the train journeys too time-consuming. Thus, in 1949, they bought a country house in the neighborhood of Stockholm. Father needed to rest more during his vacations. Mother probably missed the Torekov life more than he did, as she was a very social and popular person.

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