Search for dissertations about: "trade balance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words trade balance.

  1. 1. Swedish trade and trade policies towards Lebanon 1920-1965

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för ekonomisk historia, Umeå universitet

    Author : Ahmad Hussein; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; international business; foreign trade; transit trade; export markets; trade policy; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of Swedish–Lebanese trade relations and the changes of significance for Swedish trade towards Lebanon during the period 1920-1965. The aim of the study is to explore how Sweden as representing a small, open Western economy could develop its economic interests in the emerging Middle East market characterised both by promising economic outlooks, and a high degree of political instability during the age of decolonisation, Cold War logic, and intricate commercial and geo-political factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Gothenburg Universtity

    Author : Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fish for Food and Ecosystem Function : Fisheries, Trade and Key Ecosystem Processes in Coral Reefs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Matilda Thyresson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; fish; food; key ecosystem processes; functional groups; coral reefs; trade; gear; small-scale fisheries; social-ecological systems; Zanzibar; Tanzania; Western Indian Ocean; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Fish is a key source of food and income to millions of people living along tropical coastlines. They also play essential roles underpinning key ecosystem processes in coral reefs. For example, herbivorous fish keep algae in check that otherwise may outcompete corals, reducing the reef’s social-ecological values. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trading out? A study of farming women’s and men’s access to resources in rural Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Åsa Torkelsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethiopia; gender; economic sociology; social resources; local markets; trade; female-headed households; resource index; rural development; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Women are over-represented among the rural poor in developing countries, and the difficulties they face in raising themselves out of poverty are well established. This thesis examines how gender structures trade in local markets and forms of sociability in rural Ethiopia, using survey data from four rural communities and three local market places. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trade Liberalisation, Health Protection, and the Burden of Proof in WTO Law

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Joachim Åhman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; burden of proof; trade liberalisation; health protection; WTO; SPS Agreement; GATT 1994; scientific evidence; risk;

    Abstract : When a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopts a measure which it considers is necessary to protect against a health risk, but which constitutes a barrier to international trade in goods, there is a conflict of interests. If the measure is removed, the health protection interest is affected negatively. READ MORE