Search for dissertations about: "consumption pattern"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 142 swedish dissertations containing the words consumption pattern.

  1. 1. Green consumption energy use and carbon dioxide emission

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Eva Alfredsson; Einar Holm; Neil Swan; Kerstin Westin; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Energy consumption; Carbon dioxide emission; Energy intensity; Carbon intensity; Life cycle assessment; Consumption patterns; Lifestyles; Systems analysis; Microsimulation modelling; Demography; Sustainability; Rebound effects; Substitution effects; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the quantitative potential to reduce energy requirements and CO2 emissions through changed patterns of consumption, given unchanged levels of consumption expenditure.The thesis question is analysed using a systems analysis approach which in this case means that life cycle assessment data on energy requirements and CO2 emissions related to household consumption are combined with a financial and behavioural analysis to make sure that the budget constraint is kept and that both the first and second order effects of adopting a green consumption pattern are analysed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restructured district heating price models and their impact on district heating users

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Jingjing Song; Björn Karlsson; Fredrik Wallin; Hailong Li; Heimo Zinko; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; district heating; restructured price model; price model survey; pricing strategy; consumption profile; consumption pattern; alternative cost; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : District heating (DH) is considered to be an efficient, environmentally friendly and cost-effective method for providing heat to buildings, since electricity is usually co-generated in biomass fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) plants. This gives it an important role in the mitigation of climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae Antibiotic consumption, Detection and Resistance Epidemiology

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Åse Östholm Balkhed; Lennart Nilsson; Håkan Hanberger; Hans-Jurg Monstein; Anita Hällgren; Mats Kalin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae; Antibiotic consumption; Detection Methods; Multiplex PCR; Resistance Epidemiology; Multi-resistance; E. coli; ESBL; fecal carriage; faecal carriage; travel;

    Abstract : ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae are emerging worldwide and they are frequently multi-drug resistant, thus limiting treatment options for infections caused by these pathogens.The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Swedish county. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bookonomy The Consumption Practice and Value of Book Reading

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Pamela Schultz Nybacka; Pierre de Monthoux Guillet; Thomas Bay; Margaret Hogg; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumption practice; Reading; Literacy; Books; Value; Consummation; Post-scarcity; Bookonomy; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In contemporary society, book readers are increasingly being valued as consumers. Literacy and reading are often subjected to an economic logic and seen as constituting economic operations in themselves. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bookonomy : The Consumption Practice and Value of Book Reading

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Pamela Schultz Nybacka; Pierre de Monthoux Guillet; Thomas Bay; Margaret Hogg; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumption practice; Reading; Literacy; Books; Value; Consummation; Post-scarcity; Bookonomy;

    Abstract : In contemporary society, book readers are increasingly being valued as consumers. Literacy and reading are often subjected to an economic logic and seen as constituting economic operations in themselves. READ MORE