Sökning: "regional public goods"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 10 avhandlingar innehållade orden regional public goods.

  1. 1. Regional Economics, Trade, and Transport Infrastructure

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Nicholas Sheard; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional policy; agglomeration; firm heterogeneity; export market entry; export timing; air travel; infrastructure; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : “Regional Policy in a Multiregional Setting: When the Poorest are Hurt by Subsidies” Regional subsidies have a positive short-term effect on the recipient regions, but as they alter migration patterns the long-term effects are less clear. This paper demonstrates using a three-region general equilibrium model that subsidising the poorest region may be to its detriment in the long term and thereby increase inter-regional inequality, if the subsidy draws firms from a nearby region that would function better as a production centre. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The Collective Action Dilemma in Managing Transboundary Freshwaters An Analysis of an Outcome-Driven Framework

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University

    Författare :Jakob Granit; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Benefit generation; common-pool resources; governance; management; outcomes; regional public goods; transboundary waters; value chain; Geography; Physical Geography; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning;

    Sammanfattning : It is recognised by society that freshwater resources play a major role in economic development and in maintaining life supporting ecosystems services. Transboundary river basins cover about 45% of the earth’s land surface and their governance is therefore of critical importance. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Hållbara inköpsresor Stads- och handelsutveckling i samverkan

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Mathias Wärnhjelm; KTH.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable trade policy; stakeholder involvement; FMCG Fast moving consumer goods ; Shops with Consumer goods; governance; traffic-dependence and short-range structure; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is focused on the objective: How can the city's transport system and land use be coordinated and stakeholder collaboration be developed, to make the proportion of environmentally sustainable shopping trips increase?Trading and transportation in the town has been developed so that consumer’s traffic dependence has increased and the elderly, children and people without cars have got poorer accessibility to basic services. The consequences in terms of increased car use is negative for environmentally sustainable development. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Barriers to change? understanding the institutional hurdles in the Russian forest sector

    Detta är en avhandling från Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Författare :Mats-Olov Olsson; [2004]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The ongoing transformation of the Russian society largely consists in changes in the institutional framework constraining actors' behavior in the emerging market economy. While we have a substantial knowledge about the functioning of a market economy we know very little about how to create such a system. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Gender Issues, Food Security, and Technology Adoption in East Africa

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Simon Wagura Ndiritu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agricultural technology adoption; bivariate probit model; children; climate change adaptation; Complementarity; discrimination; drinking water; environmental goods collection; exogenous switching treatment regression; food security; fuelwood; gender issues; Kenya; multivariate Probit; post-harvest loss abatement; preservation methods; risk perception; schooling; storage technologies; Tanzania; water quality; water treatment.;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract in Undetermined This thesis consists of five self-contained papers: Paper 1: Are there systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices? Evidence from Kenya This paper uses household- and plot-level data to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices in Kenya. Using a multivariate probit model, we find that gender differences in the adoption of some technologies do exist. LÄS MER