Search for dissertations about: "Ecological economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Ecological economics.

  1. 1. Multi-level Interactions between Fisheries and Trade : Modeling intertwined social-ecological systems

    Author : Laura G. Elsler; Schlüter Maja; Florian Diekert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multi-level interactions; social-ecological model; trade relationships; complexity; inequality in fisheries; fisheries sustainability; seafood trade; international markets; fisheries collapse; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Sustainable and equitable fisheries are central for addressing the challenges of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water. International trade, once presented by Walrasian economists as a panacea for fisheries development, has not markedly decreased poverty and has been related to the overexploitation of marine species. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Ranjula Bali; Chuan-Zhong Li; Supriya Garikipati; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. READ MORE

  3. 3. The complexity of seafood trade relations across scales

    Author : Laura G. Elsler; Maja Schlüter; Simon A. Levin; Anne-Sophie Crépin; Jennifer Jacquet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : There is growing concern about the unprecedented rise in international seafood trade that relies on increasingly overused and climate-driven fisheries. Seafood trade relations, the multi-dimensional relations between fishers, traders, and countries for seafood exchange and other interactions, are central in the process of globalization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Misplaced Concreteness and Concrete Places : Critical Analyses of Divergent Discourses on Sustainability

    Author : Carina Borgström Hansson; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Mainstream and counterpoint; Discourse; Place; Adaptive management; Genuine savings; Ecological footprint; Ecological economics; Bioregionalism; Sustainability; Environmental economics; Human ecology; Misplaced concreteness; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This dissertation critically examines the tension between mainstream and counterpoint perspectives on sustainability on the basis of analyses of four approaches to this issue: environmental economics, ecological economics, adaptive management, and bioregionalism, which are presented as successive attempts to challenge mainstream, modernist perspectives on socio-ecological relationships. The different worldviews and identity constructions associated with the two extremes in this spectrum of approaches are examined on the basis of interviews with environmental economists and bioregionalists in California. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Bias of the World : Theories of Unequal Exchange in History

    Author : John Brolin; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; History and philosophy of the social sciences; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Ecology; political ecology; ecological footprint; emergy; underconsumptionism; post-Keynesian; unlimited supplies of labour; Prebisch-Singer; centre-periphery; terms of trade; staple thesis; ecologial economics; Marxist economics; classical economics; history of political economy; mercantilism; non-equvalent exchange; unequal exchange; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Ekologi; Samhällsvetenskapernas historia och filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a history of theories and theorists of unequal exchange. Starting with mercantilists and Richard Cantillon's theory based on land values, it briefly covers the early Classical economists and Gerald Fitzhugh. READ MORE