Search for dissertations about: "Investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 704 swedish dissertations containing the word Investment.

  1. 1. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Iain Cameron; Steffen Hindelang; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Investment Process for Capital Investments : The case of industrial energy-efficiency investments and non-energy benefits

    Author : Josefine Rasmussen; Mikael Ottosson; Henrik Nehler; Fredrik Tell; Anders Sandoff; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment process; investment decision making; capital investments; energy efficiency investments; non-energy benefits; industry.;

    Abstract : Capital investments play a crucial role for the business of every firm. In an industrial context, energy efficiency is an important means to meet future energy needs and in the same time reduce climate impact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Life-Cycle Costing : Applications and Implementations in Bridge Investment and Management

    Author : Mohammed Safi; Raid Karoumi; Håkan Sundquist; Jan-Eric Nilsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Bridge; Cost; Life Cycle Cost Analysis; Procurement; Investment; Management;

    Abstract : A well-maintained bridge infrastructure is a fundamental necessity for a modern society that provides great value, but ensuring that it meets all the requirements sustainably and cost-effectively is challenging. Bridge investment and management decisions generally involve selection from multiple alternatives. READ MORE

  4. 4. The State as Investment Market : An Analytical Framework for Interpreting Politics and Bureaucracy in Kyrgyzstan

    Author : Johan Engvall; Li Bennich-Björkman; Svante Cornell; Astrid Hedin; Henry Hale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Kyrgyzstan; state; investment market; sale of public offices; corruption; politics; bureaucracy; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What type of state has emerged in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, and what kind of theoretical framework must we develop to understand its behavior and performance? This study argues that the logic of political and bureaucratic organization follows that of an investment market in which public offices are purchased with the expectation of yielding a favorable return. This theory represents a novel perspective on the post-communist state which has hitherto either been premised on modernization theory or emphasized a robustly personalistic logic of political organization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    Author : Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm turnover; productivity; firm growth; investment; adjustment cost; irreversibility; manufacturing; Africa; Ethiopia.;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the dynamics and investment behavior of Ethiopian manufacturing firms in post-reform period using establishment level industrial census panel data from 1996 to 2003. Three related topics such as firm turnover and productivity differentials, determinants of firm growth, and the effect of adjustment cost and irreversibility on firm investment decisions are investigated empirically. READ MORE