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  1. 1. Understanding Firm Behavior : The Role of Recruitments and Institutional Reforms

    Författare :Anton Nyrenström Gidehag; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Christian Bjørnskov; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recruitment; knowledge spillover; labor cost; labor demand; employment; immigrants; payroll tax; wages; tax evasion;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this thesis is firm behavior and how it is shaped by institutional changes and firms’ recruitment decisions.The first essay studies how the recruitment decisions made by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affect their subsequent productivity development. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Manufacturing Production in a Developing Economy: Kenya 1992-94

    Författare :Karl Lundvall; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Firm size; Kenya; manufacturing; stochastic frontier production functions; data envelopment analysis; technical efficiency; factor substitution; informal sector.;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation consists of five separate empirical papers based on panel data from Kenyan manufacturing firms in the food, wood, textile and metal sectors, collected during the early 1990s, and an overview of the economic literature on small firms in developing countries. The principal tools of analysis are the microeconomic theory of production and econometrics. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Household Economics of Agriculture and Forestry in Rural Vietnam

    Författare :Martin Linde-Rahr; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; shadow wages; agricultural production; market failures; developing countries; efficiency in factor allocation; property;

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  4. 4. The Persistence of Unemployment: Does Competition between Employed and Unemployed Job Applicants Matter?

    Författare :Stefan Eriksson; Michael C. Burda; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four self-contained essaysEssay 1 (with Nils Gottfries) investigates why unemployment is so persistent in Europe. We formulate an efficiency wage model with on-the-job search where wages depend on turnover and employers may use information on whether the searching worker is employed or unemployed as a hiring criterion. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Price Setting, Inflation Dynamics, and Monetary Policy

    Författare :Johan Söderberg; Nils Gottfries; Mikael Carlsson; Morten Ravn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays. Essay 1: Staggered prices are a fundamental building block of New Keynesian DSGE models. In the standard model, prices are uniformly staggered, but recent empirical evidence suggests that deviations from uniform staggering are common. LÄS MER