Search for dissertations about: "comparative costs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the words comparative costs.

  1. 1. Essays on Regional Growth, Comparative Advantages and Foreign Direct Investments

    Author : Per Thulin; Pontus Braunerhjelm; David Audretsch; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Agglomeration; agglomeration economies; dynamic comparative advantage; FDI; gross domestic investment; industry-specific effects; institutions; labor mobility; market size; regional growth; relative costs; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays, covering four different topics. The first essay investigates the relationship between inter-firm labor mobility and regional productivity growth. Previous studies have shown that density is positively correlated with growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tax confidentiality : a comparative study and impact assessment of global interest

    Author : Anna-Maria Hambre; Eleonor Kristoffersson; Joakim Nergelius; Pasquale Pistone; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Tax confidentiality; tax transparency; right to information; tax compliance; administrative costs; taxpayer privacy; Legal Science; Rättsvetenskap;

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  3. 3. Intra-industry trade: measurements, determinants and growth : a study of Swedish foreign trade

    Author : Pär Hansson; Lars Lundberg; David Greenaway; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intra-industry trade; determinants; comparative costs; factor intensity; product differentiation; elasticity of substitution; economies of scale; quasi-homothetictastes; Sweden; Economics; Nationalekonomi; intra-industry trade; quasi-homothetic tastes;

    Abstract : The conclusions are that a traditional factor proportions model seems neither theoretically nor empirically to explaing IIT. However, a relaxation of the assumption of homogeneous products in an industry gives rise to several implications for IIT. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empirical Sudies in Trade, Growth and Integration

    Author : Rasha M Tostensson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration; Urban Giants; Sensitivity Analysis; Income Distribution; Comparative Costs; Gravity Equation; Trade Volume; trade in the Middle East and North Africa; Total factor Productivity; Knowledge Transfer; Long-Run Growth; European Integration; Trade barriers.; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi;

    Abstract : The present study is composed of a series of six independent yet related articles treating various aspects of international trade and economic growth. In Chapter two the effects of European Integration (EI) on long-run economic growth is studied. Contrary to earlier empirical results long-run effects of EI are identified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prescribed physical activity. A health economic analysis

    Author : Åsa Romé; Fysioterapi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; inactivity; costs; cost-effectiveness; quality of life; exercise referral; QALY; willingness to pay.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to estimate health economic consequences of the four-month primary care program ”Physical Activity on Prescription (PAP)”. Inactivity means a highly increased independent risk factor for public health diseases and morbidity, and is an economic burden to society. READ MORE