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A Potentially Crucial Advantage. Export Cartels as a Source of Power for Weak Nations
This article argues that cartels can in certain circumstances be a source of power for the small and weak nations, and that this aspect has often been overlooked in current public discussions aboutExpand
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Building trust: the history of DNV 1864–2014
book’s revisionism a whiff of apology for the economic and cultural authorities of the nineteenth century – the century of the bourgeoisie, to quote Jürgen Kocka – whose influence on society wasExpand
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Tackling Market Failure or Building a Cartel?: Creation of an Investment Regulation System in Finnish Forest Industries
Government intervention in the economy is often justified by the need to correct market failures. This study analyzes one case, the investments of Finnish forest industries, in which, in the lateExpand
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Ratakatu 12. Suojelupoliisi 1949–2009
Spying is a complex business, and nowhere was this more true than in Cold War Finland. This new history of Suojelupoliisi (Supo), the Finnish security police, offers us a fresh and fascinatingExpand
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A Stab in the Back? The British Government, the Paper Industry and the Nordic Threat, 1956–72
The British paper and board industry opposed plans to establish the Western European free trade area and the more modest EFTA, arguing that British producers would be unable to compete successfullyExpand
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The first wave of the Soviet oil offensive: The Anglo-American Alliance and the flow of ‘Red Oil’ to Finland during the 1950s
During the 1950s, many observers regarded the expansion of Soviet oil exports as a serious threat to Western political and economic interests. Finland was the first non-communist European countryExpand
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When dependency becomes irrelevant: The decline of British bargaining power in asymmetrical bilateral trade relations, 1945–1965
Tiivistelmä-Referat-Abstract Albert O. Hirschman argued in 1945 that asymmetrical interdependence is an important source of power for the less-dependent country. Since then, many scholars haveExpand