Search for dissertations about: "trade"

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

    Author : Ahmad Hussein; Magnus Lindmark; Hans Jörgensen; Peter Hedberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; international business; foreign trade; transit trade; export markets; trade policy; Economic history; 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. From Trade Preferences to Trade Facilitation

    Author : Maria Persson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Developing countries; EU trade preferences; Trade Facilitation; Gravity model; ACP; EU; Economic Partnership Agreements; Sample Selection; Extensive and Intensive Margins of Trade; Export Diversification; North-South Trade; Homogeneous and Differentiated Goods;

    Abstract : The main theme of the thesis is how to increase trade between the European Union (EU) and developing countries. Two available policy options are assessed: trade preferences and trade facilitation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bilateral shipping and trade : Swedish-Finnish experiences in the post-war period

    Author : Lars Fredrik Andersson; Olle Krantz; Jari Ojala; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Economic history; convergence; economic integration; trade; bilateral; intra-industrial trade; inter-industrial trade; shipping; ferry services; gravity equation; economies of scope; economies of scale; economies of density; post-war period; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the bilateral shipping and trade between Finland and Sweden during the post-war period. It comprises five articles and one introductory chapter for which the common point of departure is the growth and transformation of bilateral trade and shipping. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trade, Competition and Productivity

    Author : Fredrik Wilhelmsson; AgriFood Institutet för livsmedelsekonomisk analys; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade; productivity; exports; food industry; market power; developing countries; trade preferences; CEEC; EU; Europe Agreements; Handel;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers on trade, competition and productivity with particular emphasis on the effects of various aspects of the deepening and widening of the European Union. The first paper Trade Creation, Diversion and Displacement of the EU Enlargement Process provides an assessment of the effects of the EU enlargement process on trade. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vertical Trade

    Author : Anna Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trade in intermediate inputs; fragmentation; private standards; rules of origin; duration;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three separate papers. They are all empirical papers that examine how fragmentation of production processes and global value chains have affected international trade patterns. The first paper focuses on how private standards in the increasingly geographically fragmented food sector affect firm-import behaviour. READ MORE