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Working Paper No. 12. Den Dahménska ansatsens tillkomst och dess ställning i den schumpeterianska tanketraditionen

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Företagandets villkor, Innovation, Joseph Schumpeter, Kreativ förstörelse
Working Paper No. 12.
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I denna uppsats visas att Dahmén redan 1939 hade kommit fram till den grundläggande transformationsteoretiska syn han redovisade i sin licentiat avhandling av 1942. I en djuplodande analys av felinvesteringarnas roll i långsiktiga utvecklingsförlopp grundlade Dahmén 1939 för det utvecklingsblocksbegrepp som är licavhandlingens främsta konceptuella bidrag. Dahmén hade där genom sin fokusering på felinvesteringsproblematiken nått fram till den syn på den ekonomiska utvecklingen som kom till uttryck i hans 1941 kritik av Schumpeters Business Cycles av 1939. Med sin analys av interdependensen mellan utvecklingens positiva och negativa sida föregrep Dahmén innebörden av Schumpeters bevingade begrepp av 1942 ”creative destruction”, samtidigt som han därmed också gav detta begrepp den djupare kausalanalytiska förankring som var nödvändig för att det skulle kunna användas som verktyg i studiet av ekonomiska transformationsprocesser.

Henriksson, R. (2002). Den Dahménska ansatsens tillkomst och dess ställning i den schumpeterianska tanketraditionen. Ratio Working Paper No. 12.


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