Search for dissertations about: "benefit and cost analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 203 swedish dissertations containing the words benefit and cost analysis.

  1. 1. Exploring Collaboration Between the Fire and Rescue Service and New Actors : Cost-efficiency and Adaptation

    Author : Weinholt Åsa; Jan Lundgren; Tobias Andersson Granberg; Johan Holmgren; Sofie Pilemalm; Björn Sund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fire and rescue service; emergency services; collaboration; new actors; first responders; costefficiency; adaptation;

    Abstract : The emergency services serves an important purpose in society by ensuring that people in need, regardless of their geographical location, receives help when they fall victims to undesirable incidents. Existing resources are however often limited and concentrated to urban areas making travel distances to remote areas long. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cost-Benefit Analysis and Valuation Uncertainty : Empirical contributions and methodological developments of a study on trade-offs between hydropower and wild salmon

    Author : Cecilia Håkansson; SLU Department of Forest Economics; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; classic and interval open-ended question; contingent valuation; cost-benefit analysis; hydropower; salmon; valuation uncertainty;

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  3. 3. Life-Cycle Costing : Applications and Implementations in Bridge Investment and Management

    Author : Mohammed Safi; Raid Karoumi; Håkan Sundquist; Jan-Eric Nilsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Bridge; Cost; Life Cycle Cost Analysis; Procurement; Investment; Management;

    Abstract : A well-maintained bridge infrastructure is a fundamental necessity for a modern society that provides great value, but ensuring that it meets all the requirements sustainably and cost-effectively is challenging. Bridge investment and management decisions generally involve selection from multiple alternatives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Increased Use of Discrete-Event Simulation for Hospital Resource Planning

    Author : Krisjanis Steins; Jan Lundgren; Fredrik Persson; Sten Walther; Sally Brailsford; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Health care systems in many countries are experiencing a growing demand while their resources remain limited. The discrepancy between demand and capacity creates many problems – long waiting times for treatment, overcrowding in hospital wards, high workload, etc. READ MORE

  5. 5. Valuing environmental benefits using the contingent valuation method : an econometric analysis

    Author : Bengt Kriström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental benefits; contingent valuation; econometrics; discrete response data; continuous and discrete valuation questions; cost-benefit analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate methods for assessing the value people place on preserving our natural environments and resources. It focuses on the contingent valuation method, which is a method for directly asking people about their preferences. READ MORE