The aim of this thesis is to develop a model of international trade in which an importer's distribution of income determines the extensive margin of interna- tional trade indivisibilities in consumption allow for a role of per capita income, and distribution effects play a role on firms' incentives to introduce new. Recent topics in international trade examples of topics for the master's thesis 19 décembre 2013 1 new trade models 11 a multi-sector model of trade under perfect competi- tion based on the eaton and kortum model studied during the course, study the determinants of sectoral and aggregate trade patterns when both. Abstract the thesis focuses on empirical modelling and estimation of the role of exchange rate in international trade adjustment, trade prices and domestic inflation in the context of developing countries although the study's prime focus is to estimate empirically, using bangladesh as the main case study, the theoretical. Essays on firms in international trade by philipp meinen a phd thesis submitted to school of business and social sciences, aarhus university, in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the phd degree in economics and business july 2013. The thesis investigates the determinants and patterns of specialisation and international trade in the manufacturing sectors of countries that are similar in terms of their technology, relative factor endowments and preferences chapter 1 shows that differences in country size alone can be a basis for inter industry trade in.
This thesis investigates the role of institutions and firm behaviours in international trade chapter 1 estimates a dynamic general equilibrium model of entry, exit, and endoge- nous productivity growth productivity is endogenous both at the industry level (firms enter and exit) and at the firm level (firms invest in. Essays on international trade and the environment by omolola y soumonni dissertation submitted to the faculty of the graduate school of vanderbilt university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in economics august 2011 nashville. Topics in international trade ws2011 prof inmaculada martínez- zarzoso, phd florian johannsen, ma organization: the block-seminar will take place in the winter semester, the 13th and 14th of january 2011 the presentation of the seminar will take place the 9th of november 2011 at 13:00 pm in vg2108.
Background: the satellite tracking of vessels has for the first time enabled researchers to get access to micro-level data on the seaborne international trade of commodities such as crude oil cargoes such data are more timely than traditional customs-based trade volumes and may have value to commodity traders as a. Discussion paper series forschungsinstitut zur zukunft der arbeit institute for the study of labor international trade and its effects on economic growth in china iza dp no 5151 august 2010 peng sun almas heshmati.
States the propositions of the dissertation and chapter 9 suggests further directions for the research as a first step in research i revised both the hungarian and international economic literature studying the publications of the world trade organization, eclac, world bank and oecd were of help to understand the. Acceptance by covenant university a thesis entitled: “analysis of international trade performance in selected sub-saharan african countries: impact of institutional framework” in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy (phd) in economics of covenant university ota, nigeria.
Dissertation for the degree of philosophiae doctor (phd) at the university of bergen dissertation date: four essays in international trade: trade flows in food products hans-martin straume 2015 26102015. Abstract in this thesis, i theoretically investigate three related aspects of international trade and economic development first, i present a model of social learning about the suitability of local conditions for new business ventures and explore its implications for the microeconomic patterns of economic development i show.