Essays about: "FTA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word FTA.

  1. 1. The effect of Mercosur on trade : How have Mercosur effected trade between member countries?

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Besrat Habtu; Intisar Ahmed; [2019]
    Keywords : International trade theory; Mercosur; free trade agreement; Gravity model; Linder effect; export and import; trade flows;

    Abstract : This thesis examines whether there is an effect of the Mercosur free trade agreement on export and import between member countries. The study uses an extended gravity model framework on a panel data between the years 1975 to 2017 for 34 countries, including the member countries. Two different regressions were run using OLS and country fixed effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Ex-Post Utilization Study of the Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement in the Swiss Watch Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lauro Daniele Muff; [2019]
    Keywords : Bilateral Trade; Free Trade Agreement; SSFTA; Watchmaking; Utilization Rate; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the growing body of literature which examines the utilization of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The Sino-Swiss Free Trade Agreement (SSFTA) was not only China’s first FTA with a continental European country, but also a milestone for the Swiss foreign policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. To protect, or not to protect: an empirical comparison of two of the EU’s free trade agreements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olle Törnquist; [2019]
    Keywords : EU Japan Korea Tariffs FTA; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In this essay, I use an empirical approach to explore two recent free trade agreements struck by the European Union: the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. By comparing the EU’s tariff concessions on goods in both instances, I identify the goods that were liberalised in the former agreement but excluded from the latter. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Assessment of Factors Determining Intra-Industry Trade Between Ethiopia and Sub-Saharan Africa Countries (2000-2016)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Bezawit Abebe Difabachew; [2019]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper examines the intensity of Intra-Industry Trade (IIT) in miscellaneous manufacturing products with digit-two code level. It also aims to identify the determinants of IIT between Ethiopia and the twenty-two Sub-Saharan African countries using random effects estimation for the period 2000-2016. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safe Configurable Maps for Off-Road Sites : Proposed methods for safe and efficient map updates for autonomous trucks

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Author : Joakim Christoffersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Maps; updates; autonomous;

    Abstract : Autonomous vehicle technology is advancing at a very high pace and self-driving trucks on control-tower operated work sites is already a reality. These autonomous trucks need a highly accurate map of the surroundings for operation and navigation, and it is of great importance to be able to update that map with the ever-changing off-road work site. READ MORE