Search for dissertations about: "industry economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 533 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; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. 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. Essays on the Economics of the 1956 Clean Air Act

    Author : Nanna Fukushima; David Strömberg; Peter Nilsson; Wolfram Schlenker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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