Search for dissertations about: "Monopoly."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the word Monopoly..

  1. 1. Reforming a publicly owned monopoly : costs and incentives in railway maintenance

    Author : Kristofer Odolinski; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Andrew Smith; Lars Hultkrantz; Marc Ivaldi; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Railway track; Maintenance; Contract; Incentive reward ; Competition; Cost; Quality; Economic efficiency; J01 Railway: Railway track; J01 Railway: Railway track; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; cost efficiency; contracts; tendering; rail infrastructure; maintenance; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The railway system is often considered to be an industry where a monopoly occurs “naturally”, which can explain the public ownership and the use of regulations. However, railways in Europe have been subject to reforms during the last three decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Nonlinear Pricing and Welfare

    Author : Tommy Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Monopoly.; Welfare; Budget-balance; Redistribution; Envy-freeness; Nonlinear pricing;

    Abstract : The price of a good is said to be nonlinear if the unit price not is constant but depends on some aspect of the quantity (or quality) purchased. This form of pricing is commonly used in many industries, e.g. the electricity and water industries, and has many desirable properties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on the Demand for Alcohol in Sweden - Review and Applied Demand Studies

    Author : Fredrik Berggren; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; frequency; intensity; quantity per period; rational addiction; cross-border shopping; monopoly; elasticities; taxation; demand system; alcohol demand; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The review and Paper I present applications of economics to the use of alcohol. The review considers the demand for alcohol. The first paper also considers taxes and other alcohol policy measures, social costs and economic evaluations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Concentrations in the EU pharmaceutical sector : The protection of effective competition under Council Regulation No 139/2004 on the control of concentrations between undertakings

    Author : Jon Bergman; Bengt Domeij; Vladimir Bastidas Venegas; Lars Henriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EUMR; Merger Regulation; concentrations; mergers; pharmaceuticals; effective competition; dominant position; relevant market; buyer power; closeness of competition; innovation market; potential competition; monopoly; barriers to entry; economic efficiency; Civil Law; Civilrätt;

    Abstract : A central element of competition law consists in the control of concentrations, that is, the changes in the competitive structure resulting from mergers and acquisitions. By controlling concentrations with a Union Dimension, the European Commission ensures that effective competition will not be significantly impeded, in particular by the creation or strengthening of dominant positions. READ MORE

  5. 5. To Own the Phone : Spatial Diffusion, Ownership and Regulation of Telephone Service in Argentina, 1878-1990

    Author : Andrés Pedro Lesko; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social geography; supply and demand; development; monopoly; competition; Argentina; spatial diffusion; telecommunications; telephone service; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : Telephone service in Argentina has since its beginning been characterized as one of the most developed in South America. Regarding its development, two distinct periods can be identified. An initial period of private ownership extended from 1878 to 1946. READ MORE