Search for dissertations about: "economic evaluation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 377 swedish dissertations containing the words economic evaluation.

  1. 1. Biogas Production from Lignocelluloses : Pretreatment, Substrate Characterization, Co-digestion and Economic Evaluation

    Author : Anna Teghammar; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; biogas; lignocellulose; pretreatment; anaerobic digestion; co-digestion; substrate characterization; economic evaluation; Biotechnology; economic evaluation.;

    Abstract : Biogas production from organic materials can be used as a renewable vehicle fuel, provide heat and generate electricity and can thereby reduce the greenhouse gas emissions. This thesis focuses on the biogas production based on lignocelluloses. There is an abundant availability of lignocelluloses, constituting 50% of the total biomass worldwide. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic evaluation of hypertension treatment

    Author : Magnus Johannesson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic evaluation; hypertension; cost-benefit analysis; cost-effectiveness analysis; the contingent valuation method; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on economic evaluation of hypertension treatment.The purpose of the study was threefold: to calculate the costs ofhypertension treatment at an individual and a national level; to analyse the importance of different methodological issues for the cost-effectiveness of hypertension treatment; and to test the contingent valuation (CV) method in this field. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on the Employment Service and Employers' Recruitment Behaviour

    Author : Lars Behrenz; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; economic systems; Labour Market; Evaluation; Hazard Functions; Unemployment Duration; Cost-benefit Analysis; Production frontier approach; Economics; economic theory; econometrics; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis results from four research projects. The issues addressed in the projects are different types of labour market information problems. The purpose of the first article is to contribute to a better empirical under- standning of how an increase of staff at the Public Employment Service affects job seekers. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Demand for Health and the Contingent Valuation Method

    Author : Bengt Liljas; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; econometrics; Economics; Willingness to Pay; Contingent Valuation; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economic Evaluation; Risk perception; Insurance; Grossman model; Uncertainty; Demand for Health; Health Economics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The theoretical part develops Michael Grossman’s dynamic demand-for-health model by (a) letting the depreciation rate depend upon the level of health, (b) allowing a continuous set of health states, (c) introducing uncertainty (by letting health be a stochastic variable), (d) introducing social and private insurance and (e) releasing the assumption of an isoperimetric budget constraint. Beside the theoretical results, there are also results with important policy implications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Unemployment Duration and Programme Evaluation

    Author : Anton Nivorozhkin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transition economics; evaluation; unemployment duration; active labour market programmes;

    Abstract : The process of labour market transformation in the 1990s attracted a lot of attention from economists and policy makers. Unprecedented changes, like rapid reforms in Central and Eastern Europe and later the expansion of the European Union, require a deeper understanding of current labour-market trends. READ MORE