Essays about: "OECD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 335 essays containing the word OECD.

  1. 1. The Compatibility of EU State Aid for Environmental Protection with the Polluter Pays Principle : In the Context of the EU Emissions Trading System

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Angelica Arnqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Polluter Pays Principle; State Aid for Environmental Protection; European Union Emissions Trading System;

    Abstract : This thesis, examines three research questions concerning the coherence between the European Union (EU) rules about State aid for environmental protection and the “polluter-pays-principle” (PPP) in the context of the free allocation practice in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).  The aim of the first research question is to study whether the free allocation of emission rights within the EU ETS is compatible with the EU State aid rules. READ MORE

  2. 2. Import penetration from China and its effect on manufacturing employment in the OECD countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Hellberg; Ludvig Mannerson; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Import penetration; OECD; trade; manufacturing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China has ever since the 1990s emerged as a manufacturing superpower, following its liberalized trade reforms and its entrance to the World Trade Organization. This has caused China to expand their exports substantially, in particular to the OECD countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Import penetration from China and its effect on manufacturing employment in the OECD countries.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ludvig Mannerson; [2019]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China has ever since the 1990s emerged as a manufacturing superpower, following its liberalized trade reforms and its entrance to the World Trade Organization. This has caused China to expand their exports substantially, in particular to the OECD countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Excess elasticity in the financial system? A study of how macroeconomic variables affect stock prices

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jens Mattsson; Daniel Bell; [2019]
    Keywords : Stock prices; Macroeconomic variables; Excess elasticity; Bretton Woods; Finan- cial liberalization; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Asset prices have had larger and more rapid increases since 1980 when compared to the post-war period, especially compared to the Bretton Woods period. In this thesis we test whether the excess elasticity view provides a plausible explanation for this change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Board independence and firm performance: The moderating effect of ownership concentration and shareholder protection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Krzysztof Lipinski; [2019]
    Keywords : Tobin’s Q; Board Independence; Shareholder Concentration; Investor Protection;

    Abstract : This research studies the moderating effect of ownership concentration and the strength of investor protection on the relationship between the level of board independence, as measured by the number of non-executive directors in relation to total number of directors and the firm performance. Using a sample of 9018 observations on all non-financial publicly listed firmsin 27 OECD countries between the year 2012 and 2015. READ MORE