Sökning: "heterogeneous firms"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 28 avhandlingar innehållade orden heterogeneous firms.

  1. 1. Employment in New Firms : Mobility and Labour Market Outcomes

    Författare :Gulzat Zhetibaeva Elvung; Kristina Nyström; Guido Buenstrof; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; New firms; labour market entrants; wage penalty; job switchers; employment; long-term employment; stepping stone hypothesis; entrepreneurship; self-employment; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis studies the role of new firms in the labour market and uses Swedish data to analyze labour mobility in new firms, including both transitions of workers into and from new firms. In particular, it focuses on employees’ wages in new firms and post-new firm employment labour market outcomes as transitions into long-term employment and entrepreneurship. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Heterogeneous Innovation and Labour Mobility

    Författare :Ding Ding; Pontus Braunerhjelm; Stam Erik; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; labor mobility; knowledge spillover; organizational learning; entrepreneurship; heterogeneous innovation; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : Knowledge is a necessary and critically important factor in generating growth and increased prosperity. The extent to which such effects are materialized depends however on its diffusion and how it transcends into innovation, entrepreneurship and growing firms. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays in International trade, exchange rates and prices

    Författare :Kiflu Gedefe Molla; Jonas Vlachos; Rikard Forslid; Joakim Gullstrand; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Heterogeneous Firms; Multi-product firms; Exports; Market size; Distance; Exchange rates; Exchange Rate Pass-through; Inflation; SVAR; Sweden; Ethiopia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in International Trade, Exchange Rates and Prices. Although independent, these essays share some common themes. The first two papers can be related to the vast literature on exchange rate pass-through to prices. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Trade, Technology and the Organization of Firms

    Författare :Shon Ferguson; Rikard Forslid; Philippe Martin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Trade; Endogenous Technology; Research and Development; Quality Competition; Market Size; Comparative Advantage; Contract Enforcement; Vertical Integration; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : "Endogenous Sunk Costs, Exporting and Heterogeneous Firms" Empirical evidence shows that R&D spending is highly correlated with firm productivity and highly concentrated among large firms. This paper develops a model of quality competition with heterogeneous firms that can explain these patterns. The model makes two new predictions. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Saving, Borrowing and Intangible Capital

    Författare :Maria Sandström; Nils Gottfries; Johan Lyhagen; Torben Mideksa; David Domeij; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intangible Capital; Markups; Economic Profit; Household Savings; Pension Reform; Heterogeneous Agents; Monetary Policy Shocks; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Can an increasing importance of intangible capital in the economy explain increases in markups and profits? I use a heterogeneous firm model to show how intangible capital is related to markups and profits at the industry level. The uncertainty and scalability properties of intangible capital imply that firms that succeed in their intangible capital investment can charge high markups relative to other firms, whereas firms that fail will exit. LÄS MER