Search for dissertations about: "Lars Hultkrantz"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words Lars Hultkrantz.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Taxation of intermediate goods : a CGE analysis

    Author : Lars Bohlin; Lars Hultkrantz; Mats Nilsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optimal taxation; energy taxation; environmental taxes; emission trading; climate policy; carbon leakage; CGE-analysis; input-output tables; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is concerned with tax rates for the use of commodities in general, and energy in particular. Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models are used to analyze the normative question of whether the tax rate for intermediate use by firms should be the same as the tax rate for final consumption by households. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organizing for efficiency : Essays on merger policies, independence of authorities, and technology diffusion

    Author : Anh Mai; Mats Bergman; Lars Hultkrantz; Ranjula Bali Swain; Lars Persson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; merger; regulation; reform; authority; corruption; broadband; diffusion; policy; industrial organization; accountability; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering;

    Abstract : Institutions are fundamentally sets of rules in a society that help create stability. Organizations are groups of people who may share the same goal. Changes in organizations and institutions will have large effects on the performance of economies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on quality evaluation and bidding behavior in public procurement auctions

    Author : Johan Y. Stake; Mats Bergman; Lars Hultkrantz; Anders Lunander; Stéphane Straub; Lars Hultcrantz; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public procurement; quality evaluation; bidding behavior; cartels; SMEs; transaction cost; litigation; spatial econometrics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I investigate how different aspects of the procurement process and evaluation affect bidding behavior.In essay 1, we attempt to map public procurements in Sweden by gathering a representative sample of procurements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Welfare Effects of Transport Policies : an analysis of congestion pricing and infrastructure investments

    Author : Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Lars Hultkrantz; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; congestion charge; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport investment; transport policies; welfare effects; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the overall welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a congestion charge. Many road pricing studies therefore try to incorporate effects from other distorted markets in the analysis. READ MORE