Search for dissertations about: "energy economics thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 193 swedish dissertations containing the words energy economics thesis.

  1. 1. Sustainable policy for energy, land and natural resources

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : James MacGregor; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental economics; natural resources; energy; climate; microcredit; sustainability; cost-benefit analysis; poverty; agriculture;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers which are related to critical natural resource issues from a developing and emerging country perspective. All four papers demonstrate the importance of financial incentives in driving behaviour and investments. READ MORE

  2. 2. European Energy Policy in Transition: Critical Aspects of Emissions Trading

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Markus Wråke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy policy; climate policy; carbon dioxide; climate change; emissions trading; EU ETS; efficiency; distributional effects; closures; new entrants; electricity; allocation; auctions; carbon leakage; competitiveness; peat; radiative forcing;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of the thesis is European energy and climate policy, with a particular focus on the role of emissions trading. The thesis consists of eight papers. Paper 1 outlines the origins and characteristics of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), launched in January 2005. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Environmental and Behavioral Economics

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Eyoual Demeke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time preference; charitable giving; intertemporal choice; Ethiopia; Experiment; institutional trust; generalized trust; power outages; willingness to pay; choice experiment; Energy Poverty; Kerosene Price; Dynamic Probit; Urban Ethiopia;

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  4. 4. Agents, auctions and interactions: Modelling markets for ecosystem services and renewable energy

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Liv Lundberg; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Market interactions; Cobweb model; Auctions for renewable energy; Environmental Policy; Renewable Energy; Payment for Ecosystem Services; Land-use competition; Bioenergy; Auctions; Agent-based modelling;

    Abstract : If we are to mitigate climate change and tackle other pressing environmental issues such as biodiversity loss, environmental policies will be crucial. The papers in this thesis all focus on how individual behaviour and lack of information affects the outcome of environmental policy, using agent-based models where individual actors and their behaviour are explicitly modelled. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Change Policy of Bio-Energy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Rahimaisa Abdula; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bio-energy; climate change policy; land-use change; and computable general equilibrium;

    Abstract : This paper explores the intersectoral and land-use dynamics behind bio-energy??s development as a climate change policy. Bio-energy from agriculture and forestry can potentially mitigate the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from energy use and land-use changes (LUC) by its substitution to fossil fuels and its diversion of land-use to biomass plantation. READ MORE