Working Paper No. 536

Strategic Investments in the Pulp and Paper Industry: A Count Data Regression Analysis

Publicerad: September 25, 2000Antal sidor: 31Nyckelord: Lumpy Investments, Prices, Market Size, Agglomeration, Distance, Investment DeterminantsJEL-koder: L11; L73; E22; D24

Strategic Investments in the Pulp and Paper Industry: A Count Data Regression Analysis Mats Bergman and Per Johansson


This paper analyses the effects of price and market size variables on the investment propensities in the pulp and paper industry. A panel of 15 European countries in the time period 1984 - 1997 is used in the regression analysis. We find the wages, the US/ECU exchange rate, the price of paper and the installed production capacity to be the main determinants of strategic investments in this industry. Our measure of market size have no - or only very small - effects.

Kollektivavtal och lönebildning i en ny tid

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 Kollektivavtal och lönebildning i en ny tid av Lars Calmfors, Simon Ek och Per Skedinger, IFN, samt Ann-Sofie Kolm, Stockholms universitet, analyseras olika sätt att göra lönebildningen mer flexibel. Analysen utmanar den etablerade synen inom partsorganisationerna på hur lönebildningen bör fungera. 

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