Search for dissertations about: "Commercial and industrial economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Commercial and industrial economics.

  1. 1. Splitting and Measuring Intra-Industry Trade

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Joakim Gullstrand; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; economic theory; econometrics; Economies of Scale; Economics; Specialisation; Horizontal and Vertical Intra-Industry Trade; Income Distribution; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Commercial and industrial economics; Industriell ekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at shedding light on three important issues related to intra-industry trade (IIT); the relevance of demand patterns, horizontal versus vertical IIT, and the measurement of IIT. Chapter two analyses IIT between high and low-income countries, and uses a theoretical model that explains the exchange of similar products of different qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role and use of water in agriculture in the Western Balkans: the case of Macedonia

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Jordan Hristov; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role and demand for water in Macedonia from an economic perspective with an emphasis on agricultural use. The first paper provides an overview of the Macedonian agricultural sector and assesses the productivity growth in the period 1999-2010. In the study period, the sector experienced an average increase in volume of 1. READ MORE

  3. 3. Condition-Based Maintenance: Selection and Improvement of a Cost-Effective Vibration-Based Maintenance Policy for Rolling element Bearings

    University dissertation from Department of Industrial Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Basim Al-Najjar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; vacuum technology; vibration and acoustic engineering; hydraulics; Mechanical engineering; a cost-effective vibration-based maintenance policy.; Integrated maintenance; Condition monitoring and control; Total Time on Test-plots; Vibration monitoring; effectiveness and accuracy; Failure causes and mechanisms; Maintenance quality; Maskinteknik; hydraulik; vakuumteknik; vibrationer; akustik; Commercial and industrial economics; Industriell ekonomi; Terotechnology; Systemekonomi; Maintenance Technology; Failure analysis; Spectral analysis; Vibration-based maintenance policy; Maintenance cost-effectiveness; Selection of the most cost-effective maintenance strategy and policy; benchmarking; Total Quality Maintenance TQMain ; Cyclic improvement of maintenance experience;

    Abstract : Moderna tillverkningsmaskiner är dyra och därför måste dess tillgänglighet och effektivitet ständigt hållas högt. Sådana resultat kan man inte åstadkomma utan tillämpning av en effektiv underhållsstrategi. READ MORE

  4. 4. A knowledge process perspective on the improvement of software processes

    University dissertation from KFS AB

    Author : Mikael Schönström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Commercial and industrial economics; Knowledge Sharing; Knowledge Creation; Software Development; CMM; Software Process Improvement SPI Knowledge Management; Industriell ekonomi;

    Abstract : The number of software-based products is increasing, which is why the importance of an efficient software development process is also increasing, from a competitive advantage perspective. For years, software development organizations have been plagued by poor product quality and high development costs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Institutional arrangements and competitive posture effects of company structures in the commercial printing industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Thomas Mejtoft; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business strategy; cooperation; customer value; institutional arrangements; printing industry; vertical integration; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Industrial organisation; administration and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract :  The research objective of this dissertation is to investigate the impact of institutional arrangements, with respect to vertical integration and cooperation, on competitive advantages within the commercial printing industry, with specific focus on digital printing. This dissertation comprises six research papers, based on four qualitative case studies and a quantitative survey study, all carried out in Sweden in the years 2004-2008. READ MORE