Sökning: "economies of density"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden economies of density.

  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. The economics of household packaging waste : norms, effectiveness and policy design

    Författare :Olle Hage; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of an introduction and four self-contained papers, which all deal with the economic effectiveness of the Swedish producer responsibility for packaging materials. Paper I analyzes the determinants of household packaging recycling efforts in Sweden by employing data on households' self-reported behavior. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Anaerobic Digester Fluid Rheology and Process Efficiency : Interactions of Substrate Composition, Trace Element Availability, and Microbial Activity

    Författare :Luka Šafarič; Annika Björn; Sepehr Shakeri Yekta; David Bastviken; David C Stuckey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Anaerobic digestion; biogas; rheology; trace elements; microbiology; Anaerob rötning; biogas; reologi; spårämnen; mikrobiologi;

    Sammanfattning : As the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions continue imposing stress on our environment, it is becoming increasingly important to identify and implement new renewable technologies. Biogas production through anaerobic digestion has a great potential, since it links waste treatment with extraction of renewable energy, enabling circular bio-economies that are vital for a sustainable future. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Regional Growth, Comparative Advantages and Foreign Direct Investments

    Författare :Per Thulin; Pontus Braunerhjelm; David Audretsch; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; Agglomeration; agglomeration economies; dynamic comparative advantage; FDI; gross domestic investment; industry-specific effects; institutions; labor mobility; market size; regional growth; relative costs; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four essays, covering four different topics. The first essay investigates the relationship between inter-firm labor mobility and regional productivity growth. Previous studies have shown that density is positively correlated with growth. LÄS MER

  5. 5. The importance of transport costs for spatial structures and competition in goods and service industries

    Författare :Rickard Wall; Jan Owen Jansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Transport costs; Industry location; Spatial competition; Market forms; Industrial Re-Organization; Transportekonomi; Lokalisering; Konkurrens; Materialadministration; Transportorganisation; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with market definition and demarcation, and discusses competition and market form classification in the spatial economy. The analytical tool for this study is an extended Location Theory model. LÄS MER