Search for dissertations about: "spillovers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the word spillovers.

  1. 1. Does foreign ownership matter? : Multinational firms, productivity and spillovers

    Author : Patrik Karpaty; Lars Lundberg; Erik Mellander; Holger Görg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; FDI; Multinational firms; productivity; export; spillovers; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays dealing with the role of foreign owned firms for the development of productivity and exports in Swedish manufacturing. The essays share a common theme, i.e. that multinational firms (MNF) possess some intangible assets that could be transferred to their affiliates. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Competition, Productivity and Regional Spillovers

    Author : Helena Johansson; AgriFood Institutet för livsmedelsekonomisk analys; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell ekonomi; the European Union; International commerce; regional integration; export processing zones; Productivity; spillovers;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses empirically the interplay among international trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic market conditions, and its impact on competition, growth, exports and technology diffusion. Chapter two considers the potential relation between regional integration and productivity growth for the case of the European Union (EU). READ MORE

  3. 3. R&D, International Spillovers and Productivity Growth

    Author : Fredrik Sjöholm; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; productivity; Economics; spillovers; R D; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The study deals with R&D, international spillovers and productivity growth. More specifically the first issue we look at is whether R&D spillovers are transferred across different industries and countries. The effect of R&D conducted within the industry, as will as in other industries and countries, on productivity growth are examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behavioral Spillovers across Prosocial Alternatives

    Author : Claes Ek; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Behavioral spillovers; Prosocial Behavior; Public Goods; moral licensing; charitable giving; Environmental behavior; Dictator game; Recycling;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the economic literature on prosocial behavior. It includes three papers, all of which relate to the issue of policy-driven spillovers across prosocial alternatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Technology Choice and Spillovers

    Author : Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard; John Hassler; Marie Thursby; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Intellectual Property Rights; Technology Spillovers; Exhaustible Resources; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays on technology choice and spillovers.“Patent Scope and Technology Choice” analyzes the effect of an increase in patent scope on investments in R&D and innovation. READ MORE