Search for dissertations about: "petroleum economics thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words petroleum economics thesis.

  1. 1. Essays on environmental and development economics : Public policy, resource prices and global warming

    Author : Linda Sahlén; Thomas Aronsson; Kenneth Backlund; Ing-Marie Gren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate policy; technology transfer; computable general equilibrium model; environmental fiscal reform; revenue recycling; water scarcity; resource prices; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers, which are all related to important environmental and natural resource issues from a developing country perspective.Paper [I] concerns climate policy and addresses the potential welfare gains of introducing a technology transfer from the North (richer countries) to the South (poorer countries). READ MORE

  2. 2. State and industrial actions to influence consumer behavior

    Author : Erik Brockwell; Runar Brännlund; Robert Lundmark; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; legislation; regulation; health; environment; tobacco; alcohol; petroleum; electricity; gas; sugar; consumption; prices; signaling effect; almost ideal demand system; public policy; panel data; media expenditure; lobbying; vector error correction model; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and three papers.Paper [I] examines how taxes affect consumption of commodities that are detrimental to health and the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Energy Demand and Household Energy Choice

    Author : Amin Karimu; Runar Brännlund; Jonas Nordström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Choice Probability; derivatives; energy policy; gasoline demand; propensity score; tax simulation; unobserved trend; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers related to energydemand and household cooking energy.Paper [I] examine the impact of price, income and non-economicfactors on gasoline demand using a structural time series model. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arctic Offshore Hydrocarbon Resource Development : Past, Present and Vision of the Future

    Author : Maria Morgunova; Vladimir Kutcherov; Rurik Holmberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Arctic; oil and natural gas; resource development; investment trends; offshore technology; production volume; projection; historical framework; Industriell ekonomi och organisation; Industrial Engineering and Management;

    Abstract : Energy issues have always been on the global economics and geopolitics agenda, even though energy sources have been changing over time.In recent years, the awareness of Arctic offshore oil and natural gas development has escalated, yielding economic opportunities and incurring risks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Hegemony through Sustainability : A Study of Sustainability Standards and CSR Practices as Tools to Demobilise Community Resistance in the Albanian Oil Industry

    Author : Sara Persson; Malin Gawell; Peter Dobers; Alison Pullen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; hegemony; Gramsci; Political Discourse Theory; autoethnography; community grievances; sustainability standards; CSR; Albania; Patos-Marinza; oil industry; Gramsci; teori e ligjërimit politik; autoetnografi; ankesa të komunitetit; standarde të qëndrueshmërisë; PSHK; Shqipëri; Patos-Marinëz; industria e naftës; hegemoni; Gramsci; politisk diskursteori; autoetnografi; klagomål från lokalsamhället; hålbarhetsstandards; CSR; Albanien; Patos-Marinza; oljeindustrin; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Many critical business scholars have disregarded sustainability standards and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities as mere window dressing, operating as a smokescreen to hide illegitimate corporate practices. Others have pointed to these activities as hegemonic articulations, as a way to strengthen corporate alliances with and dominance over other actors in society. READ MORE