Search for dissertations about: "International Trade"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 183 swedish dissertations containing the words International Trade.

  1. 1. Essays on International Trade : Theory and Evidence on the Determinants and Implications of Firms' Import Behaviour

    Author : Evangelia Pateli; Rikard Forslid; Anders Åkerman; Philippe Martin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international trade; extensive margins of trade; international sourcing; hierarchical sorting; information spillovers; devaluations; intermediate import dependence; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis aspires to further contribute to our understanding of both the determinants as well as the implications of intermediate goods trade. Faced with intensifying global competition, firms are increasingly developing their production process and their sourcing strategies beyond national borders in order to take advantage of lower costs, superior quality and technological advances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Swedish trade and trade policies towards Lebanon 1920-1965

    Author : Ahmad Hussein; Magnus Lindmark; Hans Jörgensen; Peter Hedberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; international business; foreign trade; transit trade; export markets; trade policy; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of Swedish–Lebanese trade relations and the changes of significance for Swedish trade towards Lebanon during the period 1920-1965. The aim of the study is to explore how Sweden as representing a small, open Western economy could develop its economic interests in the emerging Middle East market characterised both by promising economic outlooks, and a high degree of political instability during the age of decolonisation, Cold War logic, and intricate commercial and geo-political factors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Negotiating the international waste trade : a discourse analysis

    Author : Berndt H. Brikell; Sten Berglund; Rolf Lidskog; Gunnar Sjöstedt; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Basel Convention; Hazardous Waste Trade; Multilateral Negotiations; Discourse analysis; Multilateral Environmental Agreements; environmental discourse; Prior Informed Consent; hazardous waste; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : This study investigates the historic development of the management of the international hazardous waste (HW) trade problem, between 1972 and 2000. The method used in the study is discourse analysis, and it is undertaken through the usage of two different perspectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Settling disputes at the World Trade Organization

    Author : Louise Johannesson; Magnus Lodefalk; Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås; Dan Johansson; Kara M. Reynolds; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; World Trade Organization; trade policy; trade disputes; dispute settlement; causality; panels; developing countries; panels; international trade;

    Abstract : This cumulative dissertation consists of five self-contained essays, all of which are closely focused around issues that concern the WTO dispute settlement mechanism (DSM). In Essay 1, we describe salient features of the DSM using a unique data set. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in International Trade : Measurement, Product Quality, Input-Output Modelling and Tax Evasion

    Author : Lars M Widell; Lars Lundberg; Lars Hultkrantz; Daniela Andrén; Joakim Gullstrand; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Factor content of trade; human capital; vertical intra-industry trade; product quality; Input–output modelling; CTA; ITA; Tax Evasion; Africa; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four independent essays that deal with several measurement aspects within the field of international trade. The measurement problems addressed are related to measuring the human capital content of trade in exports relative to imports or measuring tax evasionEssay 1, The Human Capital Content of Trade and its Measurement. READ MORE