Search for dissertations about: "Rikard Forslid"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Rikard Forslid.

  1. 1. Essays on Trade, Technology and the Organization of Firms

    Author : Shon Ferguson; Rikard Forslid; Philippe Martin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Endogenous Technology; Research and Development; Quality Competition; Market Size; Comparative Advantage; Contract Enforcement; Vertical Integration; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Endogenous Sunk Costs, Exporting and Heterogeneous Firms" Empirical evidence shows that R&D spending is highly correlated with firm productivity and highly concentrated among large firms. This paper develops a model of quality competition with heterogeneous firms that can explain these patterns. The model makes two new predictions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays in International trade, exchange rates and prices

    Author : Kiflu Gedefe Molla; Jonas Vlachos; Rikard Forslid; Joakim Gullstrand; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Heterogeneous Firms; Multi-product firms; Exports; Market size; Distance; Exchange rates; Exchange Rate Pass-through; Inflation; SVAR; Sweden; Ethiopia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in International Trade, Exchange Rates and Prices. Although independent, these essays share some common themes. The first two papers can be related to the vast literature on exchange rate pass-through to prices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on International Trade : Theory and Evidence on the Determinants and Implications of Firms' Import Behaviour

    Author : Evangelia Pateli; Rikard Forslid; Anders Åkerman; Philippe Martin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international trade; extensive margins of trade; international sourcing; hierarchical sorting; information spillovers; devaluations; intermediate import dependence; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis aspires to further contribute to our understanding of both the determinants as well as the implications of intermediate goods trade. Faced with intensifying global competition, firms are increasingly developing their production process and their sourcing strategies beyond national borders in order to take advantage of lower costs, superior quality and technological advances. READ MORE

  4. 4. International Capital Flows : Effects, Defects and Possibilities

    Author : Petroulas Pavlos; Rikard Forslid; Mårten Palme; Frode Steen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Short-Term Capital Flows and Growth in Developed and Emerging Markets: A lot of attention has been directed towards recent financial crises. Empirical studies have found that short-term flows increase financial fragility and also increase the probability of financial crises. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on trade and environment

    Author : Mark Sanctuary; Rikard Forslid; Josh Ederington; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; environment; border carbon adjustments; climate change policy; discreet choice; labelling; econometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four essays examining aspects of international trade and environment."Border carbon adjustments (BCAs) and Strategic Climate Policy" examines how BCA affects government incentives to regulate emissions and trade in a strategic setting and contrasts the impact of a BCA and a tariff: the distinction being that the level of the BCA is a function of the difference in the trade partner's emission taxes whereas the tariff is not. READ MORE