Search for dissertations about: "trade regulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words trade regulation.

  1. 1. Prior informed consent and hazardous trade : Regulating trade in hazardous goods at the intersection of sovereignty, free trade and environmental protection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : David Langlet; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; informed consent; PIC; trade bans; effective sovereignty; environmental law; free-trade law; hazardous substances; wastes; chemicals; GMOs; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law Environmental law; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Miljörätt; miljörätt; Environmental Law;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses international and to some extent domestic law pertaining to trade in hazardous substances. Hazardous trade regulation is found to promote or accommodate three objectives in particular: the strengthening of the ability of (importing) States to exercise control of transboundary flows of hazardous substances; the protection of human health and environment; and the avoidance of impediments to the free flow of goods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Möten med marknaden. Tre svenska fackförbunds agerande under perioden 1945-1976

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Carina Gråbacke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; trade unions; the textile industry; the building industry; the retail sector; encompassing and narrow interests; the politics of productivity; innovation; economic change; structural adjustment; rationalization; competition; regulation; deregulation; bargained economy; free trade; protectionism; labor market policy; public housing corporations; union controlled firms; radicalization; organization costs; opening hour regulation;

    Abstract : This is a study of how trade unions act when they are confronted with the consequences of innovations in their own sector of the economy. The framework in which this is studied, basically consists of Mancur Olson's distinction between encompassing/broad and narrow interest organizations, here represented by the peak organization of the blue-collar workers (LO) and the separate trade unions within LO, respectively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insiders’ outside/Outsiders’ inside Rethinking the insider regulation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ulrika Sjödin; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial trade; speculation; insider trading; insider regulation; market professionals; law; game rule; gambling; economy; financial markets; desire; investment; risk; symmetric information; genealogy; deconstruction; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Financial speculation has increased dramatically over the last 30 years. This means that a practice that used to be viewed as immoral gambling has become legitimate financial trade. This book explores the genealogy of the coexisting insider trading laws. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. The exchange of cotton : Ugandan peasants, colonial market regulations and the organisation of international cotton trade, 1904-1918

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torbjörn Engdahl; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; cotton; market; organisation; buying-practices; transaction costs; colonial; regulation; policy implementation; Uganda; marketing channel; peasant; chief; middlemen; free-standing company; cotton exchange; international trade; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : Between 1904 and 1918, the British colonial administration in Uganda regulated the cotton industry in order to maintain and improve the quality of the exported cotton. The main topics of the dissertation are: Why were these regulations enacted and who initiated them?The dissertation analyses the impact of the organisation of the international cotton trade on the buying practices in the local Uganda cotton market. READ MORE