Nordic Fiscal States from the 16th to the 21st Centuries – Transitions from Warfare to Welfare States

Project: Research project

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Description (abstract)

The goal of this project is to analyze the development of Nordic fiscal states from early modern warfare states with limited state capacity to modern welfare states, and examine what factors contributed to the Nordic paths. In particular, we will analyze the fiscal development of Sweden and Finland in the long run, and how the growth of the fiscal role of the state contributed to the their societal transformations.
Effective start/end date01/08/202031/07/2024