Essays about: "EU"

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  1. 1. The Future of Scent as Trademarks in the European Union - A comparative study of the challenges and possibilities for protection of olfactory signs in the European Union and the United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Robin Klingberg; [2019-06-11]
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    Abstract : As the uses and functions of trademarks changes, the type of sign considered trademarks changes as well. Today, many would consider sound jingles or even colors as obvious choices in a successful marketing strategy. Though somewhat lurking in the shadows for at least three decades, olfactory signs have yet to reach their breakthrough. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The grandiosity of tasks and mediocrity of tools”: Confronting the transnational social question with mobile CEE citizens’ experiences in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kristin Clay; [2019-05-08]
    Keywords : Transnational Social Question; Intra-EU Mobility; European Citizenship; European Dis integration; Coloniality; Decolonial Option;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the debate surrounding east-west intra-EU mobility, the transnational social question and European citizenship by uncovering often undervalued and stigmatized histories, experiences, and knowledge from the EU’s central and eastern member states by highlighting the voices of mobile CEE citizens in Sweden. Taking a problem-driven, adaptive approach, this thesis draws on qualitative interviews—with twelve respondents representing Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Latvia, and Estonia—contextualized by official documents from the EU and Sweden, including a European Commission communication and press release, a report prepared by Sweden’s National Board of Trade, and a letter from the EU Affairs ministers of Sweden, Finland, and Norway defending the freedom of movement. READ MORE

  3. 3. SWEDISH MILITARY DEPLOYMENT IN THE EU. WHAT MOTIVES LIE BEHIND? A realist explanation how Sweden represented EU military missions in order to maintain relative power.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carl Brambo; [2019-04-18]
    Keywords : Military collaborations; Sweden; EU; CSDP; Realism; Normative power; Framing; ATALANTA; CHAD; ALTHEA; EUFOR;

    Abstract : In the last few years security and defence policy has been increasingly prioritized in the EU and military collaborations are developing in different ways to deal with and adapt to the threats that the circumstances of the modern world present. The EU and many of its member states have more than twenty years of experience in joint military missions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A CURRENCY UNION’S EFFECT ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE - EMU membership effect on international trade for Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovakia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : John Elveljung; Stina Oad; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Common currency areas; Currency union; Optimal Currency Area; EMU; EU; Export; Gravity Model; International rate;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates if there is an increase in international trade from joining a currency union. This is done by looking at the European Monetary Union with a focus on four countries that became members in 2007-2009: Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovakia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Implications of the Payment Services Directive 2: Empirical Evidence from the Capital Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maxim Mokhonko; Kushtrim Sylejmani; [2019-02-01]
    Keywords : event study; Payment Service Directive 2; PSD 2; regulation;

    Abstract : This study is the first, to our knowledge, to analyze the effect of the Payment Services Directive 2 onthe European banks’ stock returns. The financial market data is analyzed using the event studymethodology. Our findings show that the PSD 2 has had a statistically significant positive impact onthe stock returns of the European banks. READ MORE