Search for dissertations about: "climate policy and financial"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words climate policy and financial.

  1. 1. Climate Policy and Financial Markets

    Author : Samson Mukanjari; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; burden sharing; climate policy; commodity futures; distribution; environmental deregulation; Environmental Protection Agency; EPA; equity; event study; fairness; impulse-indicator saturation; international climate negotiations; Paris Agreement; Trump;

    Abstract : Climate change represents a serious, as-yet-unresolved global commons problem. After decades of international climate negotiations, 195 nations adopted the Paris climate agreement in December 2015. The subsequent election of Donald Trump as US president in 2016 was seen as a setback for climate policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies in climate change policy : theory and experiments

    Author : Björn Carlén; Jason Shogren; Stockholms universitet; []

    Abstract : Emission Quota Trade Among the Few: Laboratory Evidence of Joint Implementation Among Committed Countries. The purpose of the laboratory tests reported here is to identify a well-functioning design, tailored for an upcoming unique experiment using real-world relevant decision makers for carbon emission reductions trade among four countries committed to binding carbon emission limits, a form of so-called joint implementation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable policy for energy, land and natural resources

    Author : James MacGregor; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental economics; natural resources; energy; climate; microcredit; sustainability; cost-benefit analysis; poverty; agriculture;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers which are related to critical natural resource issues from a developing and emerging country perspective. All four papers demonstrate the importance of financial incentives in driving behaviour and investments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions – Examples from the freight transport sector: Essays on economic growth, public policy instruments, and renewable energy

    Author : Johanna Takman; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change mitigation; Renewable energy; Public policy instruments; Evaluation; Modal shift; Greenhouse gas emissions; Environmental Kuznets curve; Liquefied biogas; Economic development; Freight transport;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to improve the understanding of if, and how, we can combat climate change and other non-wanted environmental changes alongside economic development. Paper I address this question by investigating the relationship between CO2 emissions and GDP per capita. READ MORE

  5. 5. Green growth and rapid decarbonisation? : Assessing policy objectives, instrument choice and behavioural mechanisms

    Author : Jonas Sonnenschein; Internationella miljöinstitutet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change; Mitigation; Policy; Carbon pricing; Green growth; Market failures; Behavioural insights;

    Abstract : After the 2008/2009 global financial crisis, significant policy and scientific attention has been given to ‘green growth’, which aims at the concurrent achievement of economic growth and GHG emissions reductions via de-coupling. Despite ambitious aims, there is a lack of empirical knowledge about the effects and the potential of green growth climate mitigation policies. READ MORE