Search for dissertations about: "tax policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 swedish dissertations containing the words tax policy.

  1. 1. Limits of Tax Policy

    Author : Åsa Hansson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; government size; growth; benefit- reduction rate; Marginal effective tax rates; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The size of government has increased dramatically over the last century. Given the magnitude of government involvement in the economy and the potential influence it has on individuals as well as the economy, studies documenting the effects of government size may offer particularly timely insights. This thesis addresses some of these issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Choosing environmental policy instruments : Case studies of municipal waste policy in Sweden and England

    Author : Åsa Maria Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : municipal waste policy; environmental policy instruments; environmental policy; Sweden; England;

    Abstract : European governments have during the last couple of decades shown an interest in new types of environmental policy instruments (EPIs) such as environmental taxes, tradable permit schemes and voluntary approaches, as opposed to relying on traditional forms of regulation. The interest in so-called ‘new’ EPIs (NEPIs) has led many governments to commit both to a more diverse EPI mix and to a policy process characterised by procedural rationality, in terms of considering a wide range ofalternative instruments and assessing them in a systematic and transparent way. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing Swedish Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Basic Industry and Energy Utilities : An Actor and Policy Analysis

    Author : Peter Stigson; Hans Lundberg; Jinyue Yan; Tobias Persson; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; climate change; climate policy; energy policy; EU ETS; Kyoto Protocol; emissions trading; renewable energy certificates; energy tax; carbon dioxide tax; voluntary agreements; environmental law; energy utilities; basic industry; Sverige; klimatförändringar; klimatpolitik; energipolitik; EU ETS; Kyotoprotokollet; utsläppshandel; el-certifikat; energiskatter; koldioxidskatt; frivilliga avtal; program för energieffektivisering; miljölagstiftning; energiproducenter; basindustri; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyze the design of the present climate and energy policies. The main focus is on how the policy instruments affect the Swedish stakeholders who are included in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (EU-ETS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Growth and Fiscal Policy

    Author : Pontus Hansson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; public debt; Economics; tax harmonization; financial lending; economic growth; fiscal policy; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Financial science; Finansiering;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the two subjects economic growth and fiscal policy. The first three chapters after the introduction are theoretical approaches to the determination of long-run growth. In each of these chapters, the ability of fiscal policy to influence long-run growth is examined as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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