Search for dissertations about: "international markets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the words international markets.

  1. 1. The complex internationalization process unfolded : The case of Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market

    Author : Mikael Eriksson; Ulf Holm; Mats Forsgren; Rian Drogendijk; Niina Nummela; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Business; Internationalization process; Complexity; Process theory; Strategy process; Evolutionary process; Political process; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Despite its contemporary relevance, we still have limited empirical knowledge about the forces underlying complex internationalization processes as when multinational corporations (MNCs) seek to enter new growing markets. Based on a real-time process study comprising ninety interviews and two hundred hours of observation made between 2009 and 2012, Atlas Copco’s entry into the Chinese mid-market was investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Art Markets : insight from the international sculpture auction market

    Author : Rustam Vosilov; Jörgen Hellström; Rickard Olsson; Christophe Spaenjers; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Art markets; asset pricing; art finance; art economics; art auctions; sculpture market; art as alternative investment; art pricing; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to investigate the viability of sculpture as a potential alternative investment. This goal is achieved through partly assessing the market quality of the auction market for sculptures and partly by studying their long-run diversification potential. READ MORE

  3. 3. Games and Markets - Essays on Communication, Coordination and Multi-Market Competition

    Author : Mattias Ganslandt; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Arbitrage; Trade Liberalization; Market Access; International Oligopoly; Integrated Markets; Segmented Markets; Economic Integration; Monopolization; Entry Deterrence; Bounded Rationality; Team Behavior; Simplicity; Language; Communication; Strategic Uncertainty; Coordination Games; Equilibrium Selection; Price Discrimination; Externalities; Management of enterprises; Företagsledning; management;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a collection of essays on coordination in games and competition in international oligopolies. The first essay presents a theoretical analysis of a simple coordination game in which players simultaneously choose efforts from a compact interval. The original game has a continuum of Pareto-ranked equilibria. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on International Trade : Theory and Evidence on the Determinants and Implications of Firms' Import Behaviour

    Author : Evangelia Pateli; Rikard Forslid; Anders Åkerman; Philippe Martin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international trade; extensive margins of trade; international sourcing; hierarchical sorting; information spillovers; devaluations; intermediate import dependence; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis aspires to further contribute to our understanding of both the determinants as well as the implications of intermediate goods trade. Faced with intensifying global competition, firms are increasingly developing their production process and their sourcing strategies beyond national borders in order to take advantage of lower costs, superior quality and technological advances. READ MORE

  5. 5. International Capital Flows : Effects, Defects and Possibilities

    Author : Petroulas Pavlos; Rikard Forslid; Mårten Palme; Frode Steen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Short-Term Capital Flows and Growth in Developed and Emerging Markets: A lot of attention has been directed towards recent financial crises. Empirical studies have found that short-term flows increase financial fragility and also increase the probability of financial crises. READ MORE