Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 swedish dissertations containing the words SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography.

  1. 1. Essays on Spatial Economies and Organization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Marcus Sundberg; Lars Lundqvist; Geoffrey J.D. Hewings; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; spatial computable general equilibrium; monopolistic competition; dynamic; organization; new economic geography; fragmentation; production chains; vertical; horizontal; regional economics; trade.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns both static and dynamic modeling in a spatial computable general equilibrium setting. First, we have applied a static framework for the assessment of economic impacts of the Öresund bridge. Secondly, we make an attempt to enhance the static framework through the introduction of economic dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Sustainability of Biomass for Energy and the Governance Thereof

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Oskar Englund; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sustainability; land use; spatial modelling; biomass production; certification; environmental legislation; biomass resources; ecosystem services; Bioenergy; GIS; biodiversity; governance;

    Abstract : Due to concerns about climate change, energy security, and resource scarcity, non- renewable resources are increasingly being displaced by biomass. As with most human activities, the production of biobased products can be associated with negative impacts. Primarily, this relates to the biomass supply systems, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Welfare measurement, externalities and Pigouvian taxation in dynamic economies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Kenneth Backlund; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare Measurement; Externalities; Pigouvian Taxes; Global Warming; Nuclear Power; Noncooperative Nash Game; Välfärdsteori; Skatteväxling;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers.Paper [1] analyzes one possible way of replacing dynamic Pigouvian taxes by a static approximation of such taxes from the point of view of social accounting. The idea is to approximate a Pigouvian emission tax by using the instantaneous marginal willingness to pay to reduce the stock of pollution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on risk and housing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics Econometrics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi Ekonometri; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi 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

  5. 5. Outdoor Recreation and Environmentalism Social and Spatial Perspectives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Daniel Wolf-Watz; Klas Sandell; Tom Mels; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography;

    Abstract : Outdoor recreation and environmentalism are interlinked phenomena. Historically, they have clear parallels; both emerged at the dawn of the last century, drew inspiration from the Romantic Movement, and were reactions against elements in the modern industrialized and urbanized society. READ MORE