Search for dissertations about: "import export"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the words import export.

  1. 1. Improving Model-Based Systems Analysis of Waste Management

    Author : Mattias Olofsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : material recycling; modelling; import; energy recovery; greenhouse gas emissions; export; systems analysis; scrap markets; waste prevention; waste management;

    Abstract : Model-based systems analysis is a tool to support decision-makers in the field of waste management. Of special concern in this thesis is the development of mathematical models for the analysis of the technological system. The aim of the models (here denoted WMS models) is to address whole waste management systems, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of international competition on Swedish manufacturing : individual and firm-level evidence from the 1990s

    Author : Nannan Lundin; Pär Hansson; Lars Lundberg; Jozef Konings; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; export; firm-level productivity; reallocation; import discipline; market structure; mark-up; product differentiation; matched employer-employee data; inter-industry wage structure; nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers examining the impact of international competition on Swedish manufacturing and labor market during the 1990s. By using detailed individual and firm-level information I aim to investigate how increased exposure to international trade, in terms of both export orientation and import penetration, affects technology development, profitability and wage structure. READ MORE

  3. 3. Labour productivity and international trade

    Author : Lihong Yun; Lars Lundberg; Adam Szirmai; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour productivity; labour demand; inter-industry wage premium; export; import penetration; FDI; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The aims of the four treatises contained in here are to investigate the determinants of export (and FDI) and possible impacts of international trade on labour productivity, labour demand and inter-industry wage premiums. Paper [1] uses shift-share method and augmented production function-approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deepening Integration in the Food Industry - Prices, Productivity and Export

    Author : Christian Jörgensen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; panel data; prices; industry; economic integration; food; productivity; export;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers, all of which deal with the effects of deepening European integration on the food and beverage industry and market. The focus is on the period after Swedish EU membership in 1995. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Drives Exports? Empirical Evidence at the Firm Level

    Author : Viroj Jienwatcharamongkhol; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm-level exports; distance effect; import; productivity; innovation;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to the understand how firms engage in exporting, particularly in consideration of three aspects—product type, past trade experience, and investments in innovation activities. It consists of one introductory chapter and three independent papers relating to determinants of firms’ exporting. READ MORE