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Towards Optimum: Can Europe become an optimum currency area
The purpose of this thesis is to study the Eurozone and give an answer to the question: Can Europe become an optimum currency area? Our analysis is based on theory structured in the form of several criteria for an optimum ...
Macroeconomic Determinants of European FDI Outflows - An Empirical Approach
The aim of this thesis is to investigate the effect of country specific characteristics on foreign direct investment (FDI) outflows of ten European countries. The macroeconomic determinants included in the study are income, ...
Corporate Sustainability and the Financial Implications for the European Basic Materials Industry
In this thesis we investigate the relationship between sustainable performance and firm performance within the basic materials industry. Specifically, and in line with prior studies, we demonstrate a significant, negative ...
Income Distribution and Happiness in Europe - Are Scandinavians more Sensitive to Inequality?
The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the effect of income inequality on happiness in Europe. A comparison between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe is made using cross-sectional data from the European Social ...
The optimality of EMU - A comparative study
The aim of this macroeconomic study is to evaluate whether the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has become an optimum currency area (OCA) or not. To reach a conclusion about the optimality of EMU we have performed two ...