Search for dissertations about: "WTO"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the word WTO.

  1. 1. The Regime Environment of Environmental Regimes: Conceptualizing, Theorizing and and Examining Conflicts among International Regimes on Environmental Issues

    University dissertation from University of Tübingen

    Author : Fariborz Zelli; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; UNFCCC; Kyoto protocol; WTO; WTO law; WTO dispute resolution; International Trade; Trade and environment; CBD; Biodiversity; institutional theory; neo-institutionalism; institutional analysis; international organizations; ozone; Climate governance; global governance; Sustainable development; Political economy; political ecology; trade barriers;

    Abstract : The thesis scrutinizes an emerging phenomenon in international relations: the increase in functional overlaps among international regimes. I approach this young field of study in three consecutive parts. The first part conceptualizes regime overlaps as ‘regime conflicts’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trade Liberalisation, Health Protection, and the Burden of Proof in WTO Law

    University dissertation from University of Tübingen

    Author : Joachim Åhman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; burden of proof; trade liberalisation; health protection; WTO; SPS Agreement; GATT 1994; scientific evidence; risk;

    Abstract : When a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopts a measure which it considers is necessary to protect against a health risk, but which constitutes a barrier to international trade in goods, there is a conflict of interests. If the measure is removed, the health protection interest is affected negatively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competition Law in Technology Transfer under the TRIPS Agreement - Implications for Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Faculty of Law, Lund university

    Author : Tu Nguyen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-competitive practices; competition law; compulsory licensing; developed countries; developing countries; excessive pricing; innovation; IPRs; IPR abuse; patent-antitrust-contract prism; refusal to license; technology transfer; TRIPS Agreement; WTO.;

    Abstract : The TRIPS Agreement allows WTO Members to enact and apply appropriate domestic competition law to address IPR-related anti-competitive practices. However, these flexibilities in the TRIPS Agreement do not provide any specific guidance for WTO Members. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tackling barriers to firm trade : liberalisation, migration and servification

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Magnus Lodefalk; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; trade; liberalisation; WTO; CGE; trade facilitation; services; migration; employer-employee; networks; servicification; manufacturing; firm; enterprise group; deindustrialisation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how to tackle barriers to firm trade and the consequences thereof. In Essay 1, we carefully model trade liberalisation scenarios that include the key elements of the WTO Doha round, scenarios that are implemented in a computable general equilibrium model. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Uncertainty and Escape in Trade Agreements

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för internationell ekonomi

    Author : Mathias Herzing; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade Agreements; Uncertainty; Escape; Repeated Games; Hidden Information; Safeguards; Trade Liberalization; WTO; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis comprises three theoretical essays on trade agreements."Can Self-Destructive Trade Agreements Be Optimal?" focuses on the impact of hidden information on strategic interaction in the context of trade agreements. READ MORE