Search for dissertations about: "Trade liberalisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Trade liberalisation.

  1. 1. Tackling barriers to firm trade : liberalisation, migration and servification

    Author : Magnus Lodefalk; Fredrik Sjöholm; Pär Hansson; Holger Görg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; trade; liberalisation; WTO; CGE; trade facilitation; services; migration; employer-employee; networks; servicification; manufacturing; firm; enterprise group; deindustrialisation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses how to tackle barriers to firm trade and the consequences thereof. In Essay 1, we carefully model trade liberalisation scenarios that include the key elements of the WTO Doha round, scenarios that are implemented in a computable general equilibrium model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vertical Trade

    Author : Anna Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade in intermediate inputs; fragmentation; private standards; rules of origin; duration;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three separate papers. They are all empirical papers that examine how fragmentation of production processes and global value chains have affected international trade patterns. The first paper focuses on how private standards in the increasingly geographically fragmented food sector affect firm-import behaviour. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trade Liberalisation, Health Protection, and the Burden of Proof in WTO Law

    Author : Joachim Åhman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : burden of proof; trade liberalisation; health protection; WTO; SPS Agreement; GATT 1994; scientific evidence; risk;

    Abstract : When a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopts a measure which it considers is necessary to protect against a health risk, but which constitutes a barrier to international trade in goods, there is a conflict of interests. If the measure is removed, the health protection interest is affected negatively. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Growth without Democracy : Challenges to Authoritarianism in Vietnam

    Author : Eva Hansson; Björn Beckman; Olle Törnquist; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; party-state; economic liberalisation; authoritarianism; democratisation; civil society; labour strikes; trade unions and democratisation; industrial zones; Foreign Direct Investment; Vietnam; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Vietnam today can clearly be counted as a case of economic success. At a party congress in the mid-1980s, the formal decisions were made on a reform program under the name of Doi Moi (renovation), which aimed at liberalising and reforming the economy. READ MORE