Search for dissertations about: "Multinational firms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words Multinational firms.

  1. 1. Does foreign ownership matter? : Multinational firms, productivity and spillovers

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Patrik Karpaty; Örebro universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; FDI; Multinational firms; productivity; export; spillovers; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays dealing with the role of foreign owned firms for the development of productivity and exports in Swedish manufacturing. The essays share a common theme, i.e. that multinational firms (MNF) possess some intangible assets that could be transferred to their affiliates. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building Technological Capabilities of Local Auto Parts Firms under Contrasting Industrial Policies: A Comparative Study of Malaysia and Thailand 1960-2000

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Kamaruding Abdulsomad; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Malaysia; progressive firms; major change capabilities.; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia; Technological capability; minor change capabilities; investment capabilities; linkage capabilities; declining firms; production capabilities; Thailand; stagnant firms; progressing firms;

    Abstract : This study deals with technological capability building of local auto parts firms in Malaysia and Thailand during the period 1960-2000. Malaysia introduced a national car programme in 1985 while Thailand has maintained its liberal economic policy and relies on foreign multinational automakers to operate in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Firms in Global Value Chains An Analysis of the Determinants and Effects of the Changing Location of International Production

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Trudy-Ann Stone; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global value chains; outsourcing; offshoring; technical efficiency; multinational firms; imports; exports; financial crisis; institutions;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the globalization of production, a salient feature of the modern economy. The development of international outsourcing as a widespread business practice and the simultaneous decrease in trade and transport costs have contributed to the growth of a phenomenon known as global value chains. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multinational Firms, Technology and Location

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Pehr-Johan Norbäck; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays. Its main theme is the location of production in multinational firms.Subsidizing away exports? -- A note on strategic trade policy}% , investigates how strategic trade policy arguments for R\&D subsidies are altered when firms are multinational rather than national. READ MORE

  5. 5. An integrative perspective of social exchange theory and transaction cost theory on the antecedents of trust and trust-performance relationship in international joint ventures Evidence from Nordic Multinational Firms

    University dissertation from University of Vaasa

    Author : Tahir Ali; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trust; international joint ventures; performance of international joint ventures; transaction cost theory; social exchange theory; antecedents; luottamus; kansainväliset yhteisyritykset; yhteisyritysten menestys; sosiaalisen vaihdannan teoria; transaktiokustannusteoria; vaikuttavat tekijät; Business administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : A great deal of attention has been paid to the performance of international joint ventures (IJVs) and trust has been suggested as a key determinant of it. However, limited empirical evidence exists to substantiate a positive relationship between trust and performance of IJVs. Also, there is a limited understanding of the antecedents of trust. READ MORE