Search for dissertations about: "Porter hypothesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Porter hypothesis.

  1. 1. Empirical Studies on Merger Policy and Collusive Behaviour

    Author : Maria Jakobsson; Jonas Häckner; Robert H. Porter; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four studies focusing on empirical issues in industrial organization.Bid Rigging in Swedish Procurement Auctions: Using a unique data set of procurement auctions carried out by the Swedish National Road Administration, this paper addresses the issue of bid rigging in the Swedish asphalt-paving sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Productive Efficiency, Shadow Prices, and Human Capital

    Author : Per-Olov Marklund; Thomas Aronsson; Chuan-Zhong Li; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; directional output distance function; Porter hypothesis; Burden-Sharing Agreement; Producer Responsibility Ordinance; Output of the educational sector; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers, four of them basically concerning environmental issues, while the fifth paper addresses the issue of measuring output from the educational sector. The first paper starts from the fact that industrial activity causes environmental damage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Marshallian sources of growth and interdependent location of Swedish firms and households

    Author : Robert Sörensson; Lars Westin; Niklas Hanes; Johan Klaesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information and knowledge spillover; MAR; Jacobs and Porter externalities; labor pooling; interdependent location choice; panel data; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers that examine Marshallian sources of growthand interdependent location of Swedish firms and households. Paper [I] examines the impact of static and dynamic knowledge externalitiesand their impact on Swedish market operating firms growth pattern between1997 and 2005. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental Regulation and Firm Efficiency

    Author : Per-Olov Marklund; Runar Brännlund; Shawna Grosskopf; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This study is entitled Environmental Regulation and Firm Efficiency. It provides an empirical analysis of how environmental policy may have affected the Swedish pulp industry. The main purpose is to test the Porter hypothesis concerning the impacts of environmental regulation on producer efficiency. READ MORE