Sökning: "North-South Trade"

Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden North-South Trade.

  1. 1. Essays on North-South Trade

    Författare :Lars Nilsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; intra-industry trade; exchange rate regimes; export processing zones; aid; donor exports; EU trade preferences; North-South trade; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to examine some factors that influence the volume of North-South trade. The study concerns the period from the early- and mid 1970s to the early 1990s. It consists of an introductory chapter and five main chapters. LÄS MER

  2. 2. From Trade Preferences to Trade Facilitation

    Författare :Maria Persson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Developing countries; EU trade preferences; Trade Facilitation; Gravity model; ACP; EU; Economic Partnership Agreements; Sample Selection; Extensive and Intensive Margins of Trade; Export Diversification; North-South Trade; Homogeneous and Differentiated Goods;

    Sammanfattning : The main theme of the thesis is how to increase trade between the European Union (EU) and developing countries. Two available policy options are assessed: trade preferences and trade facilitation. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Economic Applications of Product Quality Regulation in WTO Trade Agreements

    Författare :Natalie Pienaar; Henrik Horn; Joseph Francois; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis comprises three theoretical essays on the economic applications of product quality regulation in WTO Agreements:Economic Applications of the WTO Consistency Requirement Article 5.5 (consistency) of the SPS Agreement requires countries to avoid arbitrary distinctions in health protection on goods that are associated with the same disease, if such distinctions result in discrimination or a disguised restriction on trade. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Exploiting cross-level linkages to steer the bioenergy transition

    Författare :Francis X Johnson; Semida Silveira; Geert Verbong; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy transition; modern bioenergy; traditional biomass; cross-level linkages; institutional design; regional development; alternative fuels; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis develops the notion of the bioenergy transition as the long-term transformation of biomass from a local resource into a global commodity. An historical assessment is combined with interdisciplinary analysis that focuses especially on liquid biofuels and highlights the environmentally innovative case of bioethanol. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Opening Pandora's Box : Exploring Flexibilities and Alternatives for Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Genetic Resources under the Intellectual Property Framework

    Författare :Frantzeska Papadopoulou; Marianne Levin; Jens Schovsbo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Traditional knowledge; genetic resources; intellectual property; biodiversity; Rawls; Coase; benefit sharing; patents; Convention on Biological Diversity; TRIPS; bioprospecting; property rights; liability; reward system; Commons; ITPGRFA; Calabresi Melamed; UPOV; FAO; Private Law; civilrätt;

    Sammanfattning : What happens when resources get valuable and scarce? How is Intellectual Property dealing with market failures related to sub-patentable innovation or purely traditional knowledge with interesting applications? The protection of traditional knowledge and genetic resources (TKGR) has been one of the major modern challenges in international IP law. The entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and its implementation in national legislation has created more questions than the ones it answered. LÄS MER