Sökning: "Acceptability"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 128 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Acceptability.

  1. 1. Efficiency and acceptability of pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies

    Författare :Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Jonas Eliasson; Joel Franklin; Kurt Van Dender; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; road pricing; transport investment; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport policies; welfare effects; political economy; acceptability; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contains five papers studying the economic efficiency and political acceptability of road pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies. Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a transport investment. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Pro-environmental travel behavior : The importance of attitudinal factors, habits, and transport policy measures

    Författare :Louise Eriksson; Jörgen Garvill; Annika Nordlund; Linda Steg; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; value-belief-norm theory; car habit; policy specific beliefs; car use reduction; acceptability; behavioral adaptations; travel demand management measures; transport policy measures; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to study determinants of a readiness for pro-environmental travel behavior in households. Four empirical studies were conducted examining reduction in car use (Study I), acceptability of transport policy measures (Study II and III), and behavioral adaptations in response to travel demand management (TDM) measures (Study IV). LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the psychology of environmental policy and the influence of social norms

    Författare :Emma Ejelöv; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :environmental policy; social norms; behavior intention; acceptability;

    Sammanfattning : Current environmental challenges, such as greenhouse gas emissions and water pollution, are large-scale problems that will be difficult to solve without the intervention of governments or the coordinated cooperation of a large number of people. While governments can steer citizen behavior in a pro-environmental direction by the use of environmental policies, the implementation of such policies is often hindered by negative public opinion. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Un miroir aux alouettes ? : Stratégies pour la traduction des métaphores

    Författare :Anne-Christine Hagström; Yves Gambier; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Romance languages - general; context; metaphor; translation strategies; acceptability; metaphorical quality; theme; semantic fields; adequacy; norms; equivalence; mental spaces; Romanska språk - allmänt; Romance languages; Romanska språk; romanska språk; Romance Languages;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation has three goals : to establish an inventory of translation strategies applicable to the translation of metaphor, to investigate how the application of these strategies affects the balance in metaphorical quality between source text and target text, and, finally, to determine whether this balance is a useful indicator of the direction of the translation as a whole, towards either adequacy or acceptability.To carry out this research the author has established a corpus comprising 250 metaphors from the novel La goutte d’or by Michel Tournier and its Swedish translation, Gulddroppen by C. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Towards an efficient use of infrastructure and the built environment : Essays in transport and housing economics

    Författare :Lina Jonsson; Fastighetsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hedonic pricing; Noise; Railway traffic; Road traffic; Congestion pricing; Acceptability; Road user charging; Political Economy; Railway; Marginal cost; Accident probability; Level crossings; Housing Economics; Property tax;

    Sammanfattning : All four papers in the thesis share a common theme: how to achieve an efficient use of infrastructure and the built environment. In the presence of externalities, pricing according to the (short-run) marginal cost is one answer on how this can be achieved and the first two papers estimates parts of the marginal cost of traffic. LÄS MER