Academy of Finland
Funding decision
Applicant / Contact person Eloranta, Jari
Organisation University of Helsinki
Project title
Nordic Fiscal States from the 16th to the 21st Centuries - Transitions from Warfare to Welfare States
Decision No. 334450
Decision date 28.05.2020
Funding period 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
Funding 480 000
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Project description
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.