Search for dissertations about: "environmental economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 374 swedish dissertations containing the words environmental economics.

  1. 1. The complexity of seafood trade relations across scales

    Author : Laura G. Elsler; Maja Schlüter; Simon A. Levin; Anne-Sophie Crépin; Jennifer Jacquet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : There is growing concern about the unprecedented rise in international seafood trade that relies on increasingly overused and climate-driven fisheries. Seafood trade relations, the multi-dimensional relations between fishers, traders, and countries for seafood exchange and other interactions, are central in the process of globalization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Environmental Economics

    Author : Erika Budh; Lars Hultkrantz; Chuan-Zhong Li; Ing-Marie Gren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Environmental economics; public good; public bad; negative externality; voluntary contribution; experiment; envionmental objectives; multiple emission reductions; sub-optimization; linear programming; multivariate stochastic control; emission trading; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay IThis essay reports on an experimental study of how voluntary contributions in a public good game are affected by framing. In the public good context, average wealth improves from contributions. In the defensive contexts, the voluntary contributions prevent reductions in average wealth. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Essays on the Economics of the 1956 Clean Air Act

    Author : Nanna Fukushima; David Strömberg; Peter Nilsson; Wolfram Schlenker; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental economics; Air pollution; Clean Air Act 1956; Environmental regulation; Infant health; Firm heterogeneity; Firm behaviour; Regulation compliance; Economic history; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in environmental and health economics.The UK Clean Air Act, Black Smoke, and Infant MortalityThis paper estimates the effects of the 1956 UK Clean Air Act on infant mortality. READ MORE