Search for dissertations about: "tax policy changes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words tax policy changes.

  1. 1. Essays on agricultural and environmental policy

    Author : Thomas Jonsson; Thomas Aronsson; Panu Poutvaara; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agricultural policy; political economy; income and commodity taxation; economic federation; environmental policy; lobbying; cooperatives; market power; policy cooperation; distortionary taxes; labor market; Nash game; Stackelberg game; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two papers address political economy and indus-trial organization aspects of agricultural policy, and the last two international aspects of environmental policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental policy and transboundary externalities : coordination and commitment in open economies

    Author : Lars Persson; Tomas Sjögren; Thomas Aronsson; Luca Micheletto; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental policy; transboundary externalities; lobbying; international negotiations; policy coordination; endogenous world-market prices; optimal taxation; economic federation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four papers, which relate to environmental policy in the presence of transboundary environmental damage. Paper [I] concerns public policy in a multi-jurisdiction framework with transboundary environmental damage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do Dividend Changes Really Signal? : Evidence from Sweden

    Author : Per Alkebäck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dividend policy; joint announcements; dividend initiations and omissions; dividend changes and surrounding quarterly and annual earnings; and the management s view of dividends; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The purpose of the studies in this thesis is to clarify and hopefully shed some light on one important issue in dividend policy: the market reaction to announcements of cash dividends (changes) on the Swedish market.The first study, Joint Dividend and Earnings Announcements, Firm Size and Tax Law Changes, examines stock price reaction to joint dividend and earnings announcements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Policy Analysis for Different Types of Decision-Making Situations

    Author : Matts Andersson; Svante Mandell; Karin Brundell-Freij; Jonas Eliasson; Lars Hultkrantz; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transaction cost; transition cost; misalignment; parking policy; strategic interaction; spillover; resource flow; reference forecast; kilometer tax; minimum parking requirements; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to contribute to decision support for policy makers in the transport sector. In order to frame the papers and to relate them to the broad field of “policy analysis”, I have structured the papers around a simple framework with three decision levels: responsibility, policy gap, and policy measure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transport and environment incentive policy instruments : effects and interactions

    Author : Xing Liu; Lars Hultkrantz; James Odeck; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Congestion pricing; Equity effects; Modal choice; Social marginal cost; Externalities; Transport taxation; Carbon tax; Carbon leakage; Computable General Equilibrium Model; VTTS; Simultaneous decision model; Random utility model; Logistics cost minimization; Additionality; Klimp; Climate subsidy program; Subsidy; CDM; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies issues related to the evaluation of the effects and interactions of transport and environmental incentive policy instruments. Essay 1: Green cars sterilize congestion charges: a model analysis of the reduced impact of Stockholm road tolls calibrates a modal-choice model with data from the Stockholm road toll and uses it to study the sensitivity of congestion toll effects to some seemly subtle changes in the toll system design and external circumstances. READ MORE