Essays about: "markups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word markups.

  1. 1. Market Power in the Food Industry: The Swedish Egg Supply Chain

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Virginia Ostrowski; Alexandra Öhrn; [2021-08-24]
    Keywords : Market power; competition; food industry; markups; productivity;

    Abstract : There is an ongoing discussion about the potential increase of market power in the food industry. This study investigates the evolution of market power in the egg supply chain between egg producers and egg packers, using firm-level data from 2001-2019. READ MORE

  2. 2. Markups in the Chinese Economy - And the difference between State-Owned Enterprises and Private Publicly Listed Firms

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gustav Prütz; Zhu Kangwangzu; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Industrial Organization; Markups; Competition; China; State-Owned Enterprise;

    Abstract : The paper examines the markup levels in the Chinese economy to estimate the level of competition present in the economy and the differences between publicly listed firms and the state-owned enterprises. The markups are estimated with a similar framework to that of the production method, utilizing firms’ financial statements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intangible Inputs and Swedish Research Productivity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Hannes Månsson Höglund; Wilmer Niva Printz; [2020]
    Keywords : Research Productivity; Intangible Inputs; Swedish Paradox; Concentration;

    Abstract : In this paper, we set out to explore research productivity in Sweden and the role of intangible inputs in production. We examine the primitives of an already existing model using financial account data from Swedish firms to evaluate its applicability in the context of Swedish research productivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Pharmaceutical Market: Competition and Pricing Post-Deregulation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Karin Fura; Elsa Horn af Rantzien; [2017]
    Keywords : Market structure; Price competition; Demand estimation; Pharmaceutical retail;

    Abstract : This paper examines the Swedish market of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals following the reform in 2009. The market is an oligopoly and the market concentration has increased over the recent years. Several impediments to price competition are present, including asymmetric information and significant barriers to entry. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Link Between Innovation, Markups and Exporting

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hannes Jägerstedt; [2016]
    Keywords : Innovation; Markups; GMM; CDM; Quality Ladders; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The relationship between innovation, markup and exporting is complex and any empirical analysis is likely to contain both self-selection and simultaneity biases. I use recently developed GMM estimation techniques to recover time-varying markups at the firm level. READ MORE