Search for dissertations about: "Commercial and industrial economics"

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  1. 1. Splitting and Measuring Intra-Industry Trade

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Joakim Gullstrand; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; economic systems; 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. Essays on Financial Technology and SME Finance : A Tale of Two Effects of the Global Financial Crisis: Financing SMEs and Innovative Financing

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Ed Saiedi; Anders Broström; Ali Mohammadi; Felipe Ruiz Lopez; Tom Vanacker; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Finance; Entrepreneurial Finance; Global Financial Crisis; Financial Innovation; Small and Medium Enterprises; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The financial crisis of 2008-2009 took place exactly half a century after the publication of the seminal Modigliani and Miller (M&M) theorem, often called the capital structure irrelevance principle. This timing is curious since the crisis has highlighted the significance of deviations from assumptions of this theorem, i.e. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from ; Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Jordan Hristov; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]

    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

  4. 4. Wood fuel markets in Northern Europe : price formation and internationalization

    University dissertation from ; Skogsmästarskolan, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

    Author : Olle Olsson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2012]

    Abstract : High fossil fuel prices and ambitions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have increased demand for renewable energy and are changing wood fuel market structures. Wood fuels are to a rapidly growing degree used in industrial proportions and traded in commercial markets. 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; Nils Enlund; Robert G. Picard; [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