Search for dissertations about: "Cooperative economics and management."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Cooperative economics and management..

  1. 1. Energy efficiency, district heating and waste management : essays on environmental economics

    Author : Alejandro Egüez; Runar Brännlund; Thomas Broberg; Patrik Söderholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy efficiency gap; principal-agent; split incentives; ownership; energy performance certificates; quasi-natural experiment; policy evaluation; district heating prices; natural monopoly; waste management; EU waste hierarchy; policy stringency; policy enforcement; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] investigates the energy efficiency of multi-dwelling buildings in Sweden to find out whether the ownership type matters. More specifically, we investigate whether rental apartment buildings are less energy efficient than cooperative apartment buildings and whether public ownership has a negative impact on energy efficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Nature Tourism and the Nature of Tourists’ Cooperative Behavior : Recreation Conflicts, Conditional Cooperation and the Public Good Problem

    Author : Tobias Heldt; Lars Hultkrantz; Olof Johansson Stenman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; field experiment; conditional cooperation; Allemansrätten; tourism development; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five essays.Essay I (with David Vail) explains why neither Maine, USA's comparatively laissez faire economic and land use institutions nor Dalarna, Sweden's more heavily regulated economy seems well designed to make tourism a powerful economic development engine. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Silent Revolution : The Swedish Transition towards Heat Pumps, 1970-2015

    Author : Petter Johansson; Pär Blomkvist; Martin Vendel; Eric Giertz; Mats Fridlund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; heat pumps; socio-technical transition; sustainability transition; industrial dynamics; value networks; coopetition; complementarities; strategic management; värmepumpar; socio-tekniska övergångar; hållbarhet; industriell dynamik; värdenätverk; coopetition; komplementariteter; företagsstrategi; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Economics and Management;

    Abstract : Currently, more than half of all Swedish single-family houses have an installed heat pump and more heat is supplied by heat pumps in Sweden than in any other nation. Despite the enormous impact of heat pumps on the Swedish energy system, the transition towards their use has gone relatively unnoticed. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effects of the land tenure reform programme on tenure security and agricultural development in Rwanda: the case of Musanze district, Northern Province

    Author : Emmanuel Muyombano; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land tenure systems; land administration; land management; land registration and titling; land use consolidation; land tenure security;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis is a compilation thesis comprising a research frame of seven chapters, and four related papers. The overall aim of this thesis is to investigate the effects of the land tenure reform programme on the livelihoods of small-scale farmers, focusing on two of the main components, the land registration and titling programme (LRT) and the land use consolidation (LUC) programme. READ MORE