Search for dissertations about: "Trade policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 203 swedish dissertations containing the words Trade policy.

  1. 1. Swedish trade and trade policies towards Lebanon 1920-1965

    Author : Ahmad Hussein; Magnus Lindmark; Hans Jörgensen; Peter Hedberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; international business; foreign trade; transit trade; export markets; trade policy; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of Swedish–Lebanese trade relations and the changes of significance for Swedish trade towards Lebanon during the period 1920-1965. The aim of the study is to explore how Sweden as representing a small, open Western economy could develop its economic interests in the emerging Middle East market characterised both by promising economic outlooks, and a high degree of political instability during the age of decolonisation, Cold War logic, and intricate commercial and geo-political factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Ocean of Protectionism : The Structure of Swedish Tariffs and Trade 1780–1830

    Author : Henric Häggqvist; Peter Hedberg; Lars Magnusson; Leos Müller; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foreign trade; international trade; tariffs; trade policy; fiscal policy; protectionism; mercantilism; taxes; Sweden; Napoleonic Wars; handel; tullar; skatter; protektionism; merkantilism; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : In the field of international trade there is an intriguing tension between the ideological allure of free trade and the political reality of protectionism. Typically, the former is favored by scholars while the latter has been more historically prevalent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Settling disputes at the World Trade Organization

    Author : Louise Johannesson; Magnus Lodefalk; Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås; Dan Johansson; Kara M. Reynolds; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; World Trade Organization; trade policy; trade disputes; dispute settlement; causality; panels; developing countries; panels; international trade;

    Abstract : This cumulative dissertation consists of five self-contained essays, all of which are closely focused around issues that concern the WTO dispute settlement mechanism (DSM). In Essay 1, we describe salient features of the DSM using a unique data set. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Trade Preferences to Trade Facilitation

    Author : Maria Persson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Developing countries; EU trade preferences; Trade Facilitation; Gravity model; ACP; EU; Economic Partnership Agreements; Sample Selection; Extensive and Intensive Margins of Trade; Export Diversification; North-South Trade; Homogeneous and Differentiated Goods;

    Abstract : The main theme of the thesis is how to increase trade between the European Union (EU) and developing countries. Two available policy options are assessed: trade preferences and trade facilitation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Interest Groups and Trade Policy

    Author : Carl-Johan Belfrage; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; Trade policy; Special Interests; Campaign contributions; Information; Economics; econometrics; economic systems; economic theory; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relationship between domestic political processes and interindustry variations in unilateral and multilateral trade policies. The literature on endogenous protection is extended to account for the potential importance of information flows, to explore the consequences of adapting the analyses to political systems which differ from the American kind, and to build a framework suitable for empirical examination. READ MORE