Search for dissertations about: "common-pool resources"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words common-pool resources.

  1. 1. The Collective Action Dilemma in Managing Transboundary Freshwaters : An Analysis of an Outcome-Driven Framework

    Author : Jakob Granit; Carl Christiansson; Helle Skånes; Aaron Wolf; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Benefit generation; common-pool resources; governance; management; outcomes; regional public goods; transboundary waters; value chain; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning; Geography; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : It is recognised by society that freshwater resources play a major role in economic development and in maintaining life supporting ecosystems services. Transboundary river basins cover about 45% of the earth’s land surface and their governance is therefore of critical importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Human Behaviour in Social-Ecological Systems : Insights from economic experiments and agent-based modelling

    Author : Caroline Schill; Therese Lindahl; Anne-Sophie Crépin; Johan Colding; Carl Folke; Juan Camilo Cárdenas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human behaviour; Common-pool resources; Ecological complexity; Collective action; Sustainable resource use; Regime shifts; Thresholds; Uncertainty; Communication; Knowledge-sharing; Economic experiments; Laboratory and field experiments; Agent-based modelling; Complex adaptive systems; Social-ecological systems; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Progress towards sustainability requires changes in our individual and collective behaviour. Yet, our fundamental understanding of behaviour in relation to environmental change remains severely limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fisheries Management under Individual Transferable Quota : Outcomes for Ecology and Equity

    Author : Maartje Oostdijk; Brynhildur Davidsdóttir; Gunnar Stefansson; Ingrid Stjernquist; Mary Wisz; Henrik Österblom; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fisheries management; Individual transferable quota; common pool resources; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The management of marine resources pose a difficult commons problem as monitoring behavior is difficult and benefit flows from the resources are uncertain. Implementing individual transferable quota (ITQ) is a management regime in which quasi-property rights are assigned for an often mobile and uncertain environmental resource, fish or marine invertebrates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Economics of Natural Resource Management and Experiments

    Author : Wisdom Akpalu; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Optimal taxation; Efficiency; Externality; Dynamic analysis; Firm behaviour; Fishery; Regulatory compliance; Common pool resources; Experiment; Ostracism; Contribution norm; Public goods; Ghana;

    Abstract : This thesis has five self-contained essays. The titles and the abstracts of the various essays are as follows. Paper 1: Natural Resource use Conflict: Gold Mining in Tropical Rainforest in Ghana: Gold is frequently mined in rainforests that can provide either gold or forest benefits, but not both. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making complex commons work : identifying critical social-ecological factors and mechanisms for sustainable ecosystem management

    Author : Caroline Schill; Therese Lindahl; Björn Vollan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agent-based modelling; Behavioural experiments; Collective action; Common-pool resources; Cooperation; Ecological complexity; Knowledge sharing; Regime shifts; Social-ecological systems; Sustainable management; Thresholds; Uncertainty; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Collective action holds the key to many sustainability challenges, from local to global scales. Whether it is to manage community-based fisheries or take action against climate change or biodiversity loss – the question on how to overcome the conflict between individual and collective interests (i.e. READ MORE