Essays about: "gross domestic investments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words gross domestic investments.

  1. 1. The relationship between change in form of government and economic growth after the end of the Cold War: a panel data regression analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Goran Ekmekci; Nils Karlsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : democracy; autocracy; economic growth; GDP per capita;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine the relationship between the form of government and economic growth in the post-Cold War period. This is done with a panel data analysis, containing cross-sectional units of 145 countries with a time period ranging from 1995 to 2018. READ MORE

  2. 2. To innovate or not - that is the question A study investigating how the number of patents applications has been affected by the EU ETS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alma Hemberg; [2021-08-23]
    Keywords : aviation; business enterprise investments; cement; difference-in-differences; emissions; environmental regulation; EPO; Espacenet; the EU ETS; GDP growth; gross domestic investments; innovation; IPC; manufacturing of iron and steel; OECD; patent applications; patents; Porter Hypothesis; R D;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how patent applications (as a proxy measure for innovation) in regulated sectors were affected by the implementation of the European Emission Trading System (the EU ETS) in 2005. The studied EU ETS-regulated sectors are cement and manufacturing of iron and steel with aviation sector as a placebo check. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do foreign direct investments impact carbon dioxide emissions in countries with low and medium human development? : An empirical study on 60 countries between 1970 and 2018

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Lara Dehghani; Simon Reiter; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between foreign direct investments (FDI) and carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) for 60 countries with low and medium human development between 1970-2018. To investigate the relationship between FDI and CO2 both directly and indirectly through increasing rates of GDP, the method used in this investigation is an ordinary least squares (OLS) panel regression with logarithmic FDI inflows (lnFDI) and logarithmic gross domestic product (lnGDP) as independent variables and included year and country fixed effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socially Responsible Funds and Financial Sustainability: Effects of Investment Horizons on Fund Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Thomas Herke; Helena Cederlöf; [2015]
    Keywords : socially responsible investments; SRI; investment horizon; abnormal returns; churn ratio;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the effect of US domestic equity mutual funds' investment horizons on their abnormal returns during 1999 to 2014, and how the effect differs for funds dedicated to socially responsible investments (SRI) and conventional, non-SRI funds. Using average fund turnover as a proxy for the fund investment horizon, we find that SRI funds tend to have significantly longer horizons than non-SRI funds. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Accountability of Multinational Corporations for Human Rights Violations: A comparative analysis of legal redress under the US Alien Tort Claims Act

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Natalia Dimitrieva; [2010-03-04T13:48:10Z]
    Keywords : International Commercial Law;

    Abstract : The US Alien Tort Claims Act renders vindication to foreign claimants of gross human rights violations committed by multinational corporations. The Act was first employed on State defendants yet US courts now permit claims against private corporations. READ MORE