Search for dissertations about: "market failure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the words market failure.

  1. 1. Essays on Determinants of Individual Performance and Labor Market Outcomes

    Author : Olof Rosenqvist; Oskar Nordström Skans; Lena Hensvik; Ghazala Azmat; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Confidence; success; failure; performance; regression discontinuity design; golf; gender differences; glass ceiling; voting age; political knowledge; civic interest; dynamic effects; sickness absence; production disruption; coworker substitutes; hiring decisions; separations; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Oskar Nordström Skans): This paper provides field evidence on the causal impact of past successes on future performances. Since persistence in success or failure is likely to be linked through, potentially time-varying, ability it is intrinsically difficult to identify the causal effect of succeeding on the probability of performing well in the future. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Visible Palm: Market Failures, Industrial Policy and the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

    Author : Fredrik Gustafsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; ; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; developmental state; dynamic efficiency; tariff protection; government intervention; palm oil; industrial policy; Malaysia; market failure; Ekonomisk och social historia; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : What role the state should and can play in bringing about economic development is one of the longest standing debates in the economic sciences. Yet, previous research has mostly focused on how a variety of industrial policies affect static efficiency. READ MORE

  3. 3. Market forces and communist power : Local political institutions and economic development in China

    Author : Maria Edin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Developmental State; New Public Management; Accountability; Decentralisation; Privatisation; Rural Development; Township Enterprises; China; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : A new bureaucratic model is taking shape at the local level in China. This new bureaucraticmodel is an important explanatory factor behind local government behaviour in rural areas.Local governments have actively promoted the development of township enterprises,which contributed to China's economic success. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on labor market dynamics

    Author : Altin Vejsiu; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five essays on labor market dynamics.Essay I examines job tenure in Sweden over the period from the late 1960s and up to the end of the century. We investigate job tenure over time and how it varies across different labor force categories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soil-Steel Composite Bridges : Research advances and application

    Author : Amer Wadi; Raid Karoumi; Lars Pettersson; Ian D. Moore; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Flexible culvert; Soil‒steel composite bridge; Sloping terrain; Swedish design method; Finite element model; Ultimate capacity; Avalanche load; Failure load; Low soil cover; Failure mechanism; Long-span; Byggvetenskap; Civil and Architectural Engineering;

    Abstract : Soil-steel composite bridges are considered competitive structures being an economical alternative to similar span concrete bridges. This frequently stimulates practitioners to push their design limits and expand the different areas of application including their performance in sloping terrain. READ MORE