Essays about: "OECD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 422 essays containing the word OECD.

  1. 1. The effect of environmental policies on CO2 emissions - using the environmental policy stringency index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Alexandersson; [2020-09-15]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency index; CO₂ emissions; panel data; fixed effects;

    Abstract : The carbon concentration in the air has increased by 50 percent since pre-industrial times and continues to increase every year. Climate change is, therefore, a significant challenge today. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Environmental Policy Stringency on Environmental Innovations - A Cross Country Comparison

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Jahre; Anna Nordin; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Policy stringency; environmental-regulations; innovations; EPS; eco-patents; Porter Hypthesis;

    Abstract : This thesis is a cross-country comparison based on panel-data across 30 countries from 1990-2012. It uses a Negative Binomial Regression Model to test The Porter Hypothesis to see if environmental policy stringency affects the number of environmental innovations in a country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health for Export? A WPR and World-Systems Analysis of the OECD’s Construction of Pharmaceutical Pollution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : OECD; pharmaceutical pollution; WPR; world-systems theory; environmental load displacement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of pharmaceutical pollution has recently gained attention on the international political agenda as several actors have raised concern for its negative impact on ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods in emerging economies where an increasing share of the pharmaceutical production is located due to the cheaper labor and less stringent environmental regulations. In 2019, the OECD published a report with policy recommendations on how to manage pharmaceutical residues in freshwaters, being one of the first international actors to address pharmaceutical pollution from manufacturing as a problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. The incompatible Definitions of Intangibles between the OECD Guidelines and the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act from a Transfer Pricing Perspective.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Julia Hochreiter; [2020]
    Keywords : Transfer pricing; definition of intangibles; goodwill; ongoing concern value; double taxation; double non-taxation; the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines; the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “What discrepancies arise from the incompatible definitions of intangibles for transfer pricing purposes according to the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines 2017 and the U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green growth and decoupling as legitimation strategies : How businesses manage the incompatibility of economic growth and corporate environmental sustainability

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Management & Organisation

    Author : Jonathan Balsvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability reporting; legitimacy theory; decoupling; green growth.;

    Abstract : International organisations and global businesses aim to achieve green growth through the decoupling of economic growth and environmental impacts. However, increased evidence calls into question the approach of green growth, that has been adopted by international institutions such as the UN and the OECD. READ MORE