Search for dissertations about: "INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC"

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  1. 1. Making Corporate Social Responsibility an International Concern : Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

    Author : Lisbeth Segerlund; Ulf Jonsson; Elisabeth Abiri; Jan Aart Scholte; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; norms; constructivism; civil society; human rights; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Since the mid-1990s the issue of corporate social responsibility has become an interest of various actors in the international system and an important item on the international agenda. In spite of the absence of a common definition, the concept generally involves claims on transnational corporations to take responsibility for the promotion and protection of human and labour rights in countries where they operate or otherwise conduct business. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tariffs, Trade, and Economic Growth in Sweden 1858–1913

    Author : Viktor Persarvet; Peter Hedberg; Lars Karlsson; Jari Ojala; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign trade; international trade; tariffs; effective rate of protection; trade policy; protectionism; taxes; Sweden; economic growth; structural change; industrialization; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effects of Swedish tariff policy on trade and economic growth during Sweden’s industrial breakthrough in the second half of the nineteenth century. As the Swedish economy developed, its tariff policy also changed from relatively liberal to more protectionist. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brussels : a reflexive world city

    Author : Camilla Elmhorn; Peter Taylor; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; world city cities; global city cities; Brussels; global-local interplay; economic reflexivity; neo-Marshallian nodes; agglomeration economies; European cities; economic restructuring; labour market transformations; informal economy; spatial segregation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses the consequences of seemingly placeless processes like the European integration and the increasing economic globalisation on Brussels and the people living there. The study shows that Brussels has become one of our time's most important international political capitals and a leading business node in Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. The exchange of cotton : Ugandan peasants, colonial market regulations and the organisation of international cotton trade, 1904-1918

    Author : Torbjörn Engdahl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; cotton; market; organisation; buying-practices; transaction costs; colonial; regulation; policy implementation; Uganda; marketing channel; peasant; chief; middlemen; free-standing company; cotton exchange; international trade; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Between 1904 and 1918, the British colonial administration in Uganda regulated the cotton industry in order to maintain and improve the quality of the exported cotton. The main topics of the dissertation are: Why were these regulations enacted and who initiated them? The dissertation analyses the impact of the organisation of the international cotton trade on the buying practices in the local Uganda cotton market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Growth and Fiscal Policy

    Author : Pontus Hansson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; public debt; Economics; tax harmonization; financial lending; economic growth; fiscal policy; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Financial science; Finansiering;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the two subjects economic growth and fiscal policy. The first three chapters after the introduction are theoretical approaches to the determination of long-run growth. In each of these chapters, the ability of fiscal policy to influence long-run growth is examined as well. READ MORE