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    • The Strength of Competition in the Swedish Grocery Retailing Market. A Comparison to Germany 

      Lööf, Ulrika (2012-02-14)
      I have many times heard that the Swedish grocery retail market has low competition, high concentration and high food prices, whereas in Germany the prices are considered lower and the competition more intense . I decided ...
    • Entry into the Coffee Shop Market – Starbucks establishes in Gothenburg. The demand and supply of the domestic coffee shop market 

      Bruzelius, Ylva; Johansson, Hanna (2012-02-14)
      This thesis discusses the expansion of Starbucks to Gothenburg and their main preconditions and challenges when establishing. It also looks at the state of competition on the local coffee shop market, students’ preferences ...
    • En ekonometrisk undersökning av svensk verkstadsindustri 

      Jakubowski, Erik; Schörling, Axel (2012-02-23)
      I följande arbete har en ekonometrisk undersökning av svensk verkstadsindustri genomförts. Åtta bolag, registrerade på Stockholmsbörsen, och tillhörande verkstadsindustrin har valts ut. Dessa är Volvo AB, Sandvik, ABB, ...
    • CONSUMER PREFERENCES FOR ECO- AND FAIR TRADE CLOTHES IN GOTHENBURG 

      Carlsson, Josefin; Vikner, Åsa (2012-03-01)
      The aim of this thesis is to examine consumers’ attitudes and preferences towards eco and fair trade clothes in Gothenburg. As the market of these products is inadequate we conducted a contingent valuation (CV) study asking ...
    • Italy and the Stability and Growth Pact 

      Emmerman, Sofia (2012-03-12)
      The vision of an economic and monetary union came to be realized within three stages. The limitations for capital movements were removed, the Economic Monetary Institute was founded and when the convergence criteria were ...
    • Transformationsproblemet - Ett pseudoproblem? 

      Forsman, Christian (2012-03-12)
      Is Marx theory of value outdated for an understanding of contemporary capitalism? Using text analysis, this essay claims that Marx’s transformation of values into prices could be seen as coherent. In the first part Marx's ...
    • Estimating Okun's coefficient in the Swedish Economy 

      Källman, Marika; Nordell, Hugo (2012-03-27)
      This study takes a look at Okun's law och tries to determine whether or not it is applicable to the Swedish economy. Okun's law is a veri ed statistical relationship between economic growth and unemployment, rst described ...
    • Does Cap-Size Matter? A study of ten Swedish Small and Large-Cap Funds 

      Boström, Anna-Lina; Petersson, Johanna (2012-03-27)
      This study aims to examine and compare the performance of five small-cap funds and five large-cap funds during a ten-year time period and two sub-periods. The used performance measures to evaluate the funds are Jensen’s ...
    • Environmental Funds - A portfolio performance evaluation 

      Raa, Arvid; Seftigen, Peter (2012-03-27)
      The purpose is to measure the performance of environmental funds in terms of absolute returns as well as risk adjusted returns against their respective indices. This is to determine whether environmental funds can be a ...
    • Ethical Funds' Performance 

      Ottersten, Ida; Östholm, Evelina (2012-04-16)
      This thesis provides an explanation of how well ethical funds perform in relation to a suitable market index and it also evaluates which bank in Sweden has the best performing Swedish ethical fund as well as the best ...
    • Do Acquisition Announcements Have an Effect on the Acquiring Firm’s Credit Default Swap Spread? 

      Ahlberg, Markus (2012-04-26)
      Credit Default Swaps are a recent financial innovation that allow bond owners to minimize their credit risk exposure by purchasing an insurance on the bonds in their portfolio. By paying a quarterly fee to the protection ...
    • Utveckling av priset på bostäder i Kina 

      Keping, Pang (2012-04-30)
      Under de senaste 30 åren har Kinas ekonomi utvecklats snabbt, vilket hänger väl ihop med landets fastighetsutveckling. Sedan den marknadsinriktade bostadsreformen 1998 har Kinas bostadsmarknad haft en snabb tillväxt med ...
    • Ethiopian Coffee and Fair Trade - An empirical study 

      Dahlberg, Gustaf (2012-05-14)
      Fair Trade labeled products have become increasingly popular for western consumers in recent years. Fair Trade Labeling Organization International (FLO) claims to contribute to development by increasing profits to farmers ...
    • När industrin styr medlen 

      von Bahr, Emelie; Nolander, Carl (2012-06-01)
      Med målet att reducera de nationella kväveoxidutsläppen enligt Göteborgsprotokollets bestämmelser införde Norge år 2007 en skatt på 15 NOK per kilo kväveoxidutsläpp. I en reaktion mot denna skatt bildades Næringslivets ...
    • Socio-Economic Impacts of CSR 

      Hillman, Josefina; Onkamo, Emil (2012-06-01)
      Globalization and the emergence of global value-chains have changed the way business relates to society. CSR has emerged as a concept promoting equality throughout multi-national corporations different subsidiaries. ...
    • Jobba mindre - släpp ut mindre? En studie om en arbetstidsförkortnings inverkan på växthusgasutsläppen 

      Karhapää, Heli; Syed, Sabina (2012-06-19)
      Med växande miljöproblem och ökande växthusgasutsläpp hörs röster från miljörörelsen som pekar på att arbetstidsförkortning kan vara ett sätt att minska miljöbelastningen. I riksdagen finns också partier som vill minska ...
    • Sveriges bostadsmarknad - Befinner vi oss i en prisbubbla? 

      Hägerdal, Astrid; Hallqvist, Gustav (2012-06-19)
      This bachelor thesis aims to analyse the Swedish mortgage market and investigate whether it is in a current price bubble or not. Comparisons have been made with Denmark, a country with a market similar to Sweden’s, and ...
    • Spain and the Economic Crisis - Statistical and Theoretical Analyses 

      Wisenius, Elin (2012-12-13)
      Currently, the world and especially the euro area are facing a severe economic crisis. As my Bachelor thesis subject, I have chosen to examine Spain’s historical development as well as current economic situation from both ...
    • Påverkas antalet anmälda miljöbrott i Sverige av antalet miljöinspektörer? 

      Karlsson, Johan; Norinder, Max (2012-12-19)
      Diskussionen kring antropogen påverkan på vår miljö är ständigt aktuell. Dock diskuteras det inte lika mycket kring hur svensk miljötillsyn fungerar och hur den påverkar och stävjar överträdelser enligt miljöbalken. Denna ...