Sökning: "Scale Economies"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 77 avhandlingar innehållade orden Scale Economies.

  1. 1. Bilateral shipping and trade : Swedish-Finnish experiences in the post-war period

    Författare :Lars Fredrik Andersson; Olle Krantz; Jari Ojala; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Economic history; convergence; economic integration; trade; bilateral; intra-industrial trade; inter-industrial trade; shipping; ferry services; gravity equation; economies of scope; economies of scale; economies of density; post-war period; Ekonomisk historia; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the bilateral shipping and trade between Finland and Sweden during the post-war period. It comprises five articles and one introductory chapter for which the common point of departure is the growth and transformation of bilateral trade and shipping. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Market Structure and Integration - Essays on Trade, Specialisation and Foreign Direct Investment

    Författare :Karin Olofsdotter; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Economic Integration; Market Size; Scale Economies; Welfare; Specialisation; Country Capabilities; Trade; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Sammanfattning : The study analyses various aspects of international economics related to foreign direct investment, trade and specialisation. These issues are considered in view of the increased internationalisation - through trade and foreign direct investment - in recent decades. Special interest is devoted to the effects of economic integration. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Initiating and developing a supplier base in a new context

    Författare :Nojan Najafi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; economies; emerging country sourcing; supply network; interdependencies; involvement; China sourcing.; global sourcing; collaboration; supplier base development; Supplier base;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to explore the initiation and development of a supplier base in a new context from the perspective of a firm. An abductive approach was used to make a case study of the development of a supplier base in China by a Swedish firm, FlexLink. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Empirical essays on Regional Specialization and Trade in Sweden

    Författare :Hanna Norberg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; market size; scale economies; technological differences; factor-proportions; Regional production; trade; concentration.; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the empirical testing of trade theories, traditionally used to analyze international trade, using regional data on production and trade. This thesis consists of three main essays. In the first essay, we analyze Swedish regional production. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Profitability Performance of Supermarkets : The effects of scale of operation, local market conditions, and conduct on the economic performance of supermarkets

    Författare :Mikael Hernant; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Retailing; Store performance; Profitability; Economies of scale; Competition; Business and economics; Ekonomi; Humanities and Social sciences; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Ever since introduced and rolled out on the market during the 1950's and 1960's the supermarket format of grocery retail stores has played an important role in the grocery retail sector in Sweden, as well as in other countries. Although the sector in Sweden has evolved into a sector harbouring various store formats, the supermarket remains the major one - about half of the total volume of sales currently goes through supermarkets. LÄS MER