Essays about: "Nationalekonomi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1969 essays containing the word Nationalekonomi.

  1. 1. Industry Classification and The Relationship between Profitability and Competition: A Study of The US Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oleksandr Baranov; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Profitability; Competition; Industry Classification; Manufacturing; Antitrust; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index; Concentration Ratio; Market Share;

    Abstract : This paper examines how the relationship between profitability and competition changes with narrowing industry classification⁠—and what implications that carries for policy makers and future antitrust laws. The sample is comprised of panel data for 1178 US manufacturing firms between 2002 and 2012, covering approximately 26% of the total market capitalization and 19% of all public businesses in the US for 2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. The employment elasticity of economic growth - A global study of trends and determinants for the years 2000-2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Morén; Elias Wändal; [2019-09-05]
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    Abstract : In this paper, the employment elasticity of economic growth is calculated for 168 countries globally. The employment elasticity refers to the percentage change in employment associated with a 1% increase in GDP. Therefore, the higher the employment elasticity, the more labor-intensive growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Market regulations targeting emissions from the European Union's milk industry - An Environmental Economic Thesis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Ekström; Emelie Åsbrink; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to investigate how two different emission tax levels can change the greenhouse gas emissions from the European Union’s milk industry. The two different tax levels are an EU ETS price of 25.85 euros per tonne of emissions and a Pigouvian tax of 42 euros per tonne of emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. On optimal tax rates and shifts in the peak of the Laffer curve - An empirical study of Swedish municipalities during the years from 2000 to 2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Carl-Johan Eklund; Marcus Malmsten; [2019-07-12]
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    Abstract : This report presents an empirical study of the average Laffer curve of Swedish municipalities, with a focus on determining whether the position of the peak of the curve has shifted or, put differently, whether the optimal value of the average municipal tax rate has changed over time. A regression model based on the Laffer curve relationship between tax revenue and tax rates and including several control variables is proposed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gasoline Demand in the Different Regions of Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Tobias Cavallari; Johannes Skåreby; [2019-07-12]
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    Abstract : In this thesis, we study the price and income elasticities of gasoline demand in the different regions of Sweden. By collecting data for each region in the period between 2002-2017 we try to derive these elasticities. The purpose of this is to contribute to the understanding of the distributional effect in Sweden when the gasoline price increases. READ MORE