Search for dissertations about: "Malmquist index"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Malmquist index.

  1. 1. Essays on total factor productivity (TFP)

    Author : Pontus Mattsson; Jonas Månsson; Lars Behrenz; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conditional difference-in-difference cDID ; Data Envelopment Analysis DEA ; District courts; Malmquist index; subsidized employment; Total factor productivity TFP ; Törnqvist TFP index; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two self-contained empirical essays. Essay I investigates the impact of labor subsidies on TFP, and profit per employee is included as a second outcome. Coarsened exact matching (CEM) is performed on the key variables. After matching, a difference-in-difference (DID) model is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Efficiency, Productivity, and Impact of Policy

    Author : Pontus Mattsson; Jonas Månsson; Lars Behrenz; Almas Heshmati; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conditional difference-in-differences cDiD ; courts; data envelopment analysis DEA ; Malmquist index; horizontal mergers; impacts of policy; stochastic frontier analysis SFA ; subsidized employment; total factor productivity TFP ; Törnqvist TFP index; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained empirical essays centering on total factor productivity (TFP), efficiency, and impacts of policy.Essay I: “TFP Change and Its Components for Swedish Manufacturing Firms During the 2008-2009 Financial Crisis” (co-authored with Jonas Månsson and William H. Greene). READ MORE

  3. 3. Four Essays on Technology, Productivity and Environment

    Author : Jan Larsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; BAT; DEA; Dynamic factor demand; Efficiency; Emission; Environmental regulation; Multiproduct symmetric generalized McFadden cost function; Malmquist index; Mexico; NAFTA; Norwegian manufacturing; Productivity; Trade liberalisation;

    Abstract : The main subject of this thesis is the relationship between economic growth and environmental effects when the interaction between firms' behaviour and regulations are taken into account. In the first three papers I discuss different aspects of the relationship between regulations and environmental effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tools for Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Steel Production : Lessons from Sweden and Europe

    Author : Johannes Morfeldt; Semida Silveira; Mats Söderström; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy efficiency; indicators; iron and steel sector; systems analysis; energieffektivitet; indikatorer; järn- och stålsektorn; systemanalys; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The European Union faces challenges related to climate change, security of energy supply, and competitiveness of European industries. Energy efficiency indicators are required for monitoring and controlling the effectiveness of policies such as the recently endorsed Energy Efficiency Directive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tracking Emissions Reductions and Energy Efficiency in the Steel Industry

    Author : Johannes Morfeldt; Semida Silveira; Wolfgang Eichhammer; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; energy efficiency; greenhouse gas emissions reductions; indicators; iron and steel industry; systems analysis; energieffektivitet; växthusgasutsläppsminskning; indikatorer; järn- och stålbranschen; systemanalys; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : The iron and steel industry has become increasingly globalised. Market conditions are also changing and de-carbonisation of production is challenging.The objective of this thesis is to assess how energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions reductions can be promoted and effectively monitored in the steel industry. READ MORE