Search for dissertations about: "ecological economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words ecological economics.

  1. 1. Deliberating value : On the theory and practice of valuation of nature from neoclassical to ecological economics

    Author : Lina Isacs; Cecilia Håkansson; Jasper Kenter; Therese Lindahl; Ulrika Gunnarsson-Östling; Neil Ravenscroft; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ecological economics; neoclassical environmental economics; value; valuation; deliberative democracy; green GDP; alien invasive species; social cost of carbon; SCC; carbon values; stated preferences; trade-offs; Alan Holland; Dasgupta; ontology; epistemology; critical realism; autoethnograhpy; critical theory; reflexive methodology; ekologisk ekonomi; neoklassisk miljöekonomi; värde; värdering; deliberativ demokrati; grön BNP; invasiva arter; skadekostnader; klimat; modeller; SP; preferenser; trade-offs; ontologi; epistemologi; kritisk realism; autoetnografi; kritisk teori; reflexiv metodologi; Environmental Strategic Analysis; Miljöstrategisk analys;

    Abstract : This thesis is about whether it is a good idea to place monetary value on nature, to remedy the fact that we treat it as having no particular value to us humans, although it clearly has. The thesis is based on five research papers that can be said to position themselves on opposite sides in the debate on monetisation of nature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multi-level Interactions between Fisheries and Trade : Modeling intertwined social-ecological systems

    Author : Laura G. Elsler; Schlüter Maja; Florian Diekert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; multi-level interactions; social-ecological model; trade relationships; complexity; inequality in fisheries; fisheries sustainability; seafood trade; international markets; fisheries collapse; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Sustainable and equitable fisheries are central for addressing the challenges of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water. International trade, once presented by Walrasian economists as a panacea for fisheries development, has not markedly decreased poverty and has been related to the overexploitation of marine species. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Risk Attitudes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Mohammad H. Sepahvand; Ranjula Bali; Chuan-Zhong Li; Supriya Garikipati; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk attitudes; determinants of risk taking; test-retest reliability; gender; inter and multigenerational transmission; socialization; family background; sibling correlations; exogenous shock; revolution; gender differences; agriculture; productivity; Burkina Faso; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (submitted): Risk-taking is an important topic in Africa, as access to financial institutions and social security is scarce. Data on risk attitudes in Africa is limited and the available data collected might not be reliable. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecological embedding : stories of back-to-the-land ecopreneurs and energy descent

    Author : Maxim Vlasov; Zsuzsanna Vincze; Karl Johan Bonnedahl; Gail Whiteman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; alternative organising; back-to-the-land; ecological embedding; ecopreneurship; degrowth; critical perspectives on sustainability; ethnography; narrative storytelling; alternativ organisering; den nya gröna vågen; ekologisk inbäddning; ekoprenörskap; kritiska hållbarhetsperspektiv; etnografi; narrativ ansats; berättelser; företagsekonomi; Business Studies; sustainability; hållbarhet; etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : This thesis starts with the premise that to address ecological and climate crises, we need to understand their psychological and cultural roots found in the separation of modern societies from the natural world. This separation permeates mainstream approaches to sustainability that either sustain business-as-usual of the unbridled economic growth, or reform it with greener markets and technologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    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