Search for dissertations about: "mineral policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words mineral policy.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Landfill Mining : Institutional challenges for the implementation of resource extraction from waste deposits

    Author : Nils Johansson; Joakim Krook; Mats Eklund; Myra Hird; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Landfill mining; recycling; mineral policy; institutions; transitions; mining.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the thesis is to examine the institutional conditions for the implementation and emergence of landfill mining. The result shows that  current policy makes it difficult for landfill mining operators to find a market outlet for the exhumed material, which means that landfill mining may result in a waste disposal problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extracting Legitimacy : Input, Throughput, and Output Legitimacy in the Mining Industry

    Author : Gregory A Poelzer; Simon Matti; Karin Beland Lindahl; Sverker Jagers; John Barry; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Legitimacy; Governance; Mining; Resource Development; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Legitimacy affects questions on constitutional design, international political regimes, and specific policy sectors. Although it permeates society at various levels, legitimacy becomes particularly crucial when decisions hold long-term or permanent consequences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Air quality assessment and pollution measurements in a typical Sub-Sahara African city: Nairobi, Kenya

    Author : Samuel Mwaniki Gaita; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Particulate matter pollutants; Source apportionment; Sub-Saharan Africa; deposition fractions;

    Abstract : Exposure to air pollution is detrimental to human health and is reported to cause about 7 million premature deaths in 2012 according to the World Health Organization. In sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) cities, air quality issue is complex due to challenges resulting from the rapid growth of urban population, poor infrastructure development and an exponential increase in number of vehicles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Labor Economics : The Role of Government in Labor Supply Choices

    Author : Niklas Blomqvist; Peter Skogman Thoursie; Martin Olsson; Björn Tyrefors; Spencer Bastani; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Involuntary Part-time Employment; Labor Supply; Tax Elasticity; Refugees; Immigration; Integration; Natural Resource Extraction; Family Resources; Health; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Right to Work Full-time" Policies and Involuntary Part-time EmploymentThis paper investigates the effect of right to full-time policies implemented to decrease involuntary part-time work for public care workers employed by Swedish municipalities. Taking advantage of a staggered decision process, these policies are evaluated using a difference-in-differences approach. READ MORE