Search for dissertations about: "energy economics thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 215 swedish dissertations containing the words energy economics thesis.

  1. 1. Nudges, Prosocial Preferences & Behavior : Essays in Behavioral Economics

    Author : Erik Gråd; Ranjula Bali Swain; Mats Bergman; Fredrik Carlsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nudge; Prosocial Preferences; Public Goods Game; Network; Renewable Energy; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nudges are interventions based on behavioral insights and have received a great deal of attention in recent years. This dissertation investigates how nudges may affect prosocial preferences and behavior through their intended effects, but also their unintended consequences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy efficiency, district heating and waste management : essays on environmental economics

    Author : Alejandro Egüez; Runar Brännlund; Thomas Broberg; Patrik Söderholm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy efficiency gap; principal-agent; split incentives; ownership; energy performance certificates; quasi-natural experiment; policy evaluation; district heating prices; natural monopoly; waste management; EU waste hierarchy; policy stringency; policy enforcement; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I] investigates the energy efficiency of multi-dwelling buildings in Sweden to find out whether the ownership type matters. More specifically, we investigate whether rental apartment buildings are less energy efficient than cooperative apartment buildings and whether public ownership has a negative impact on energy efficiency. READ MORE


    Author : Pradyumna Bhagwat; Mehrdad Ghandhari Alavijh; Margot P. C. Weijnen; Laurens J. De Vries; Reinier van der Veen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adequacy policy; capacity mechanisms; capacity market; investment; energy; agent-based modelling; EMLab-Generation; strategic reserve; security of supply; cross-border effects.; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : The push for clean energy has caused a rapid growth of renewables in the electricity supply mix of the EU. Although one would assume that the impact of these technologies is entirely positive, recent research and experience indicate that there is reason for concern namely regarding the security of supply. READ MORE

  4. 4. The economics of renewable energy support

    Author : Kristina Ek; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introductory part and five self-contained papers, all related to the issue of promoting renewable power sources. Paper I provides an econometric analysis of the most important determinants of Swedish households’ willingness to pay a premium for “green” electricity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment : An Econometric analysis

    Author : Tarek Ghalwash; Runar Brännlund; Pere Riera; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level. The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). READ MORE