Search for dissertations about: "cartels"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word cartels.

  1. 1. Dawn Raids under Challenge : A Study of the European Commission’s Dawn Raid Practices in Competition Cases from a Fundamental Rights Perspective

    Author : Helene Andersson; Ulf Bernitz; Ingeborg Simonsson; Caroline Heide-Jörgensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; cartels; competition law; dawn raids; EU law; fundamental rights; europeisk integrationsrätt; European Law;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation examines the European Commission’s dawn raid practices in competition cases from a fundamental rights perspective. In recent years the Commission has adopted a new and more aggressive enforcement policy, which reflects the widespread understanding that cartels and abuse of market power are harmful to the economy and should be punished. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on quality evaluation and bidding behavior in public procurement auctions

    Author : Johan Y. Stake; Mats Bergman; Lars Hultkrantz; Anders Lunander; Stéphane Straub; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public procurement; quality evaluation; bidding behavior; cartels; SMEs; transaction cost; litigation; spatial econometrics; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I investigate how different aspects of the procurement process and evaluation affect bidding behavior.In essay 1, we attempt to map public procurements in Sweden by gathering a representative sample of procurements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insurance and cartels through wars and depressions : Swedish Marine insurance and reinsurance between the World Wars

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Magnus Lindmark; Lars-Fredrik Andersson; Robin Pearson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Interwar period; world war I; first world war; second world war; world war II; deflation crisis; great depression; insurance history; marine insurance; Swedish insurance; international insurance; cartel theory; reinsurance theory; risk diversification theory; agency theory; exchange-rate fluctuations; currency risks; monetary risks; British competition; English competition; Lloyd s; cartelisation; cartel; international cartel; tariffs; stock insurance company; mutual insurance company; stock insurers; mutual insurers; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; Sjöassuradörernas förening; prohibition of competition; price agreements; market division agreements; cheating; international competition; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; reinsurance; reinsurance retention ratio; loss ratio; combined ratio; reinsurance crisis; information asymmetry; information asymmetries; risk diversification; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; Versicherungsgeschichte; Transportversicherung; Zwischenkriegszeit; Versicherungskrise; Versicherungskartell; Rückversicherung; Mellankrigstiden; första världskriget; andra världskriget; deflationskrisen; stora depressionen; försäkringshistoria; marinförsäkring; sjöförsäkring; svensk försäkring; internationell försäkring; kartellteori; återförsäkringsteori; riskdiversifiering; incitamentsteori; växelkursfluktuationer; valutarisk; brittisk konkurrens; engelsk konkurrens; Lloyd s; monetär risk; kartellisering; tariffer; försäkringsaktiebolag; ömsesidiga försäkringsbolag; Sjöassuradörernas förening; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; prisöverenskommelser; marknadsuppdelningsavtal; konkurrensförbud; konkurrensavtal; avtalsbrott; internationell konkurrens; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; återförsäkring; återförsäkringskris; återförsäkringsgrad; informationsassymetrier; riskdiversifiering; förlustkvot; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to enhance our understanding of Swedish marine insurers' choices of business strategies under the potentially difficult business circumstances of the interwar period 1918-1939. Little previous research exists on marine insurance during the interwar period. READ MORE

  4. 4. Legitimacy in EC Cartel Control

    Author : Ingeborg Simonsson; Nils Wahl; Steven Anderman; Olav Kolstad; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cartel antitrust competition; Competition law; Marknads- och konkurrensrätt; europeisk integrationsrätt; European Law;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role of legitimacy in EC competition law, as regards the enforcement policy related to cartel control. Legitimacy can be understood to presuppose two things; that the law rests on rational foundations, and that average compliance can be ensured. Legitimacy must be distinguished from legality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Certainty on Decision Making under Uncertainty: using subsidies to reduce production of environmental harmful products

    Author : Lars E. Olsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : certainty; environmental; policy; experiment; individuel decision making; interdependent decision making; risk taking; subsidy; uncertainty;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigates the effects of an environmental policy, with the focus on producers’ decision making, which may be used as a means to decrease the production of environmentally harmful products. A subsidy system reimbursing a reduction in sales and/or production is with this aim experimentally investigated by simulating a market. READ MORE