Search for dissertations about: "causes of business failure"

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  1. 1. Essays on Climate Change and Forest Management

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jiegen Wei; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dynamic games; Stock externalities; Carbon tax; Social Norms; Moral Hazard; Environmental Regulation; Energy pricing; Chinese forests; Economic growth; Manager turnover; Ownership; Selection of managers; Firm productivity;

    Abstract : Paper I analyses the exhaustion of oil resources, and the transition to a backstop technology as a strategic game between two blocks: the consumers and producers of oil which we simply refer to as “OPEC” and “OECD”. The OECD has two instruments: it can tax fuel consumption and decide when to switch to the carbon neutral backstop technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers to growth and development in small firms

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Henrik Barth; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Growth; Development; Innovation; Barrier; Small firms; SME;

    Abstract : The purpose of the extended summary is to develop the understanding of the existence and reasons behind barriers to growth and development in small firms. More specifically, four questions are addressed: (1) What do we know about the term barrier, how can it be defined? (2) What types of barriers to growth and development have been identified? (3) How can barriers to growth and development be addressed in a framework? and (4) How do the results of the appended papers (Papers I-V) contribute to the research field of barriers to growth and development?A literature review was undertaken to answer the first two questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Causes and Labor Market Consequences of Producer Heterogeneity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Andersson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay I studies establishment-level employment changes in the Swedish Manufacturing sector over the 1972-96 period. The results show that modest changes in the aggregated employment record have been the resulting sum of rather large gross flows of jobs and that this constant reshuffling of jobs has important implications for the workforce and is closely related to process of economic growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental taxation - Empirical and Theoretical Applications

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Åsa Löfgren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Oil; Decomposition; Gasoline; Policy instruments; Causality; Political economy; Optimal taxation; Habit formation; Environment; Intertemporal choice;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained articles, and hence each paper can be read independently. Still, all five papers have one important feature in common: environmental taxation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Condition-based Failure Rate Modelling for Individual Components in the Power System

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Jan Henning Jürgensen; Patrik Hilber; Lars Nordström; Thomas Welte; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Asset management; condition monitoring; diagnostic measures; failure rate; failure rate modeling; transformer diagnostics; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The electrical power grid is one of the most important infrastructures in the modernsociety. It supplies industrial and private customers with electricity and supportsother critical infrastructures such as the water supply. Thus, it is significant that the power grid is a reliable system. READ MORE