Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade ordet substitutability.
1. MAKING TRADE-OFFS IN THE GREENHOUSE: Relative Price Changes, Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases and Tropical Deforestation in Climate Policy
Sammanfattning : This thesis, consisting of five separate papers, is an inquiry into climate policy and the trade-offs that have to be made when formulating such policy. It covers three major topics: (1) the economics of choosing a climate policy target; (2) the economic merits of the Global Warming Potentials (GWPs), the metric governing the trade-off between abatement of different greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the current climate regime; and (3) the promises and challenges with including the GHG emissions from tropical deforestation in a future climate regime. LÄS MER
2. "The strength of the weakest link: Sickness absence, internal substitutability and worker-firm matching" and "Rising to the occasion? Youth political knowledge and changes in the voting age"
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3. Modelling and evaluation of the effects of traffic safety measures Comparative analysis of driving assistance systems and road infrastructure
Sammanfattning : Improvement of road traffic safety is an important policy issue. Various categories of meas-ures are available to effectuate this. The thesis focuses on two categories: road infrastructure and driv-ing assistance systems. LÄS MER
4. The role of wastepaper in the pulp and paper industry : investments, technical change and factor substitution
Sammanfattning : Environmental concerns, both public and private, has resulted in, among other things, an increased wastepaper recovery. The segment of the economy this has had a major impact on is the pulp and paper industry since they are the prime user of wastepaper in the production of paper and paperboard. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Structural change in a two-sector model of the climate and the economy introduces issues concerning substitutability among goods in a two-sector economic growth model where emissions from fossil fuels give rise to a climate externality. Substitution is modeled using a CES-production function where the intermediate inputs differ only in their technologies and the way they are affected by the climate externality. LÄS MER