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  1. 1. Essays on International Trade, Productivity and Firm Heterogeneity

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Anders Åkerman; Rikard Forslid; Diego Puga; ; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration; productivity; firm heterogeneity; export processing zones; firm dynamics; market size; beachhead costs; natural experiment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of three papers, summarized as follows.”Trade, Intra-Industry Reallocations and Aggregate Productivity: A Bridge between Theory and Data in Öresund”The paper aims at estimating the causal effect of trade liberalisation on aggregate productivity through firm selection as in Melitz (2003). LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm turnover; productivity; firm growth; investment; adjustment cost; irreversibility; manufacturing; Africa; Ethiopia.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the dynamics and investment behavior of Ethiopian manufacturing firms in post-reform period using establishment level industrial census panel data from 1996 to 2003. Three related topics such as firm turnover and productivity differentials, determinants of firm growth, and the effect of adjustment cost and irreversibility on firm investment decisions are investigated empirically. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Financial Frictions and Firm Dynamics

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Erik Spector; Nils Gottfries; Stephen Bond; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: In light of the recent Great Recession, it has become painfully clear that financial factors are central to macroeconomic dynamics. This paper evaluates a micro-level financial friction which plays a central role in the theoretical literature on financial frictions, namely the external finance premium. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on African Growth, Productivity, and Trade

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Författare :Ludvig Söderling; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; Africa; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; trade; gravity model; general equilibrium model; oil; diversification; Dutch disease; productivity; ekonomisk politik; International commerce; Internationell ekonomi; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi; growth;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis comprises an introductory chapter and four research papers. The introductory chapter provides a brief overview of recent economic growth performance in Africa, places the individual papers into a coherent context, summarizes the main findings, and discusses their relevance for economic policy. LÄS MER

  5. 5. DSGE Model Estimation and Labor Market Dynamics

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Författare :Glenn Mickelsson; Nils Gottfries; Karl Walentin; Martin M Andreasen; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; DSGE Models; Macroeconomics; Estimation; Uninformative Priors; Maximum Likelihood; Labor Hoarding; US Labor Market; Swedish Micro Data; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1: Estimation of DSGE Models with Uninformative PriorsDSGE models are typically estimated using Bayesian methods, but because prior information may be lacking, a number of papers have developed methods for estimation with less informative priors (diffuse priors). This paper takes this development one step further and suggests a method that allows full information maximum likelihood (FIML) estimation of a medium-sized DSGE model. LÄS MER