Search for dissertations about: "Exposure to competition"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Exposure to competition.

  1. 1. Finance, Shocks, Competition and Price Setting

    Author : Melinda Süveg; Nils Gottfries; Teodora Borota Milicevic; David Vestin; Richard Friberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; price setting; markup; working capital; monetary policy; pass-through; market structure; competition; exit; bank connections; input price volatility.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: The New Keynesian model augmented with the working capital channel predicts that (i) a rise in the policy rate increases producer prices, with a stronger impact on firms that use more working capital, (ii) the pass-through of policy rate changes to prices is gradual because of price rigidity and (iii) unanticipated policy rate changes have larger effects than anticipated changes. Using firm-level micro data, I test these predictions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Regulating a Controversy : Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971

    Author : Michael Funke; Dan Bäcklund; Magnus Eklund; Thomas Pettersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising; advertising criticism; advertising regulation; advertising history; advertising industry; affluent society; business; business associations; business history; business interest organizations; business studies; competition; consumer; consumer politics; consumer history; consumerism; co-regulation; corporatism; economic history; history; interest groups; market regulation; marketing; marketing history; marketing regulation; marketer; policy studies; policy process; political economy; political science; postwar; regime; regulation theory; self-regulation; market self-regulation; self-regulation history; stakeholder; Sweden; efterkrigstiden; ekonomisk historia; företagsekonomi; företagshistoria; historia; intressegrupper; konsumentfrågor; konsumentpolitik; konsumenthistoria; konsumenträtt; korporatism; lagstiftning; marknad; marknadsföring; marknadsföringshistoria; marknadsregleringar; marknadsrätt; näringslivet; näringslivsorganisationer; politisk ekonomi; regleringar; regleringsteori; reklam; reklambranschen; reklamhistoria; rättshistoria; samhällsvetenskap; samreglering; självreglering; socialdemokratin; statsvetenskap; Sverige; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the development of the self-regulation of advertising in Sweden from 1950 until 1971. Self-regulation was initiated in the 1930s due to a business desire to regulate fair competition in marketing, and while it initially was a minor operation, the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by extensive development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apps in the U-space : From mobile to ubiquitous marketing

    Author : John Bredican; Esmail Salehi-Sangari; Frauke Mattson Thomson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Mobile applications; smart mobile devices; U- commerce; mobile value creation; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Smart mobile devices are becoming increasingly essential daily companions. Applications (apps) are the interface through which the consumer can leverage unique capabilities of smart mobile devices to interact with people, other devices and firms via the supporting mobile ecosystem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of international competition on Swedish manufacturing : individual and firm-level evidence from the 1990s

    Author : Nannan Lundin; Pär Hansson; Lars Lundberg; Jozef Konings; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; export; firm-level productivity; reallocation; import discipline; market structure; mark-up; product differentiation; matched employer-employee data; inter-industry wage structure; nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers examining the impact of international competition on Swedish manufacturing and labor market during the 1990s. By using detailed individual and firm-level information I aim to investigate how increased exposure to international trade, in terms of both export orientation and import penetration, affects technology development, profitability and wage structure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Self-employment, Happiness and International Trade

    Author : Chizheng Miao; Erik Lindqvist; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business cycle; employment; immigrant; import competition; informality; life satisfaction; local labour market; self-employment; unemployment rate; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three empirical essays on the topics of self-employment, happiness and international trade.Essay 1 studies how immigrant self-employment entry is affected by the local business cycle in Sweden. READ MORE