Search for dissertations about: "industry economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 587 swedish dissertations containing the words industry economics.

  1. 1. Greening Industry : Essays on industrial energy use and markets for forest raw materials

    Author : Anna Mansikkasalo; Per Mickwitz; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to investigate market developments and policy issues that influence the environmental performance of the industry sector. The analysis concentrates mainly on the industry’s input use in the form of energy and forest raw materials. The thesis consists of an introductory part, and five self-contained papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Labor, Trade and Finance : Essays in Applied Economics

    Author : Mengyi Cao; Mårten Palme; Mikael Lindahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Capital; Education; Home Equity; International Trade; Pension Plan; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Credit Constraint and College Attendance. This paper shows that housing wealth alleviate credit constraints for potential college attendees by enabling home owners to extract equity from their property and invest it in the education. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jon Olofsson; Andreas Madestam; Björn Tyrefors; Marieke Bos; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Essays on the Economics of the 1956 Clean Air Act

    Author : Nanna Fukushima; David Strömberg; Peter Nilsson; Wolfram Schlenker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental economics; Air pollution; Clean Air Act 1956; Environmental regulation; Infant health; Firm heterogeneity; Firm behaviour; Regulation compliance; Economic history; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in environmental and health economics.The UK Clean Air Act, Black Smoke, and Infant MortalityThis paper estimates the effects of the 1956 UK Clean Air Act on infant mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on the economics of the aluminium industry

    Author : Jerry Blomberg; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and five self-contained papers all dealing with various aspects of the economics of aluminium markets and production. Paper I focuses on various efficiency issues within the global primary aluminium industry. READ MORE