Search for dissertations about: "banking industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words banking industry.

  1. 1. Commercial Banking and Economic Development The Lebanese Experience 1856-1974

    Author : Ali Abou-Zeinab; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; banking history; Lebanon; Commercial banking; Free banking; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This thesis emphasises the role of commercial banks as financial intermediaries. It is primarily concerned with the development of the commercial banking system of Lebanon in the period 1856-1974, and assesses the role of the commercial banking system in Lebanon, as capital provider to economic development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Efficiency and Productivity in Swedish Banking

    Author : Matilda Gjirja; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technical efficiency; banking industry; financial deregulation; productivity; mergers and acquisitions; frontier cost functions; data envelopment analysis;

    Abstract : This Ph.D. thesis addresses issues pertaining to the assessment of efficiency and productivity in the Swedish banking sector. It consists of an introduction and three self contained papers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enabling and Coercive Control : Coexistence in the Case of Banking

    Author : Cecilia Ekström; Tobias Johansson; Gabriella Wennblom; Magnus Hansson; Anders Hersinger; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Enabling control; coercive control; coexistence of control; attitudinal outcomes of control; management control; regulation; banking;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on subjects of control and attitudinal outcomes of formalized control in organizations. Previous research have concluded contradicting results of whether formalized control is positive or negative for the employees and propose that not only degree of formalization, but also type of formalization, can explain attitudinal outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Audit Fees and the Joint Provision of Audit and Non-Audit Services

    Author : Irina Alexeyeva; Stefan Sundgren; Tobias Svanström; Alain Schatt; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : audit fees; non-audit fees; crisis; fair value measurement; banking industry; engagement partner; industry expertise; public company expertise; tenure; gender; non-audit services; knowledge spillover; audit efficiency;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the factors affecting audit and non-audit fees and the effects of the joint provision of audit and non-audit services on auditing.The first essay focuses on environmental factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Economic Backbone of Development : Essays in Financial and Political Economy

    Author : Jon Olofsson; Andreas Madestam; Björn Tyrefors; Marieke Bos; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial Economics; Development Economics; Banking; Innovation; Industrial Development; Political Economy; Police; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Local Banking and Historical Innovation: the Effect of Swedish Savings BanksHow does access to credit affect innovation at the early stages of development? This essay uses digitized records from the Swedish savings banks movement, in combination with novel data on the universe of historical patenting, to study how savings banks affected innovation in Sweden between 1900 and 1949, a period when the country was still a developing economy. READ MORE