Essays about: "economic efficiency"

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  1. 1. Success or failure? : A study on the effects of foreign aid in the case of Bolivia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lisa Langström; [2018]
    Keywords : Aid; Efficiency; Bolivia; Debate; Foreign Aid; Donors; Development; Economic Growth.;

    Abstract : In all types of debates - regardless of topic - research findings, investigations, evaluations and media reports regarding aid will find one prominent question, namely whether there is any clear connection between aid and economic growth in countries that have received high amounts of foreign aid. One argument has been that the connection between a high amount of foreign aid and economic growth is none existing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of Polynomial Chaos Expansion for Climate Economy Assessment

    University essay from KTH/Optimeringslära och systemteori

    Author : Robin Nydestedt; [2018]
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    Abstract : In climate economics integrated assessment models (IAMs) are used to predict economic impacts resulting from climate change. These IAMs attempt to model complex interactions between human and geophysical systems to provide quantifications of economic impact, typically using the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) which represents the economic cost of a one ton increase in carbon dioxide. READ MORE

  3. 3. Theoretical optimization of solar electricity using a DC-microgrid

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Byggnadsfysik

    Author : Manuela Stierna Fernandez; [2018]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This master thesis contributed to a project financed by the Swedish Energy Agency and managed by the housing company Eksta AB in collaboration with the consulting Company WSP. The main aim of this master thesis was to perform a theoretical optimization on the usage of own used solar electricity by transferring the surplus PV between buildings in a demonstration area in a DC-microgrid. READ MORE

  4. 4. Förutsättningar för ökad biodrivmedelsproduktion i östra Mellansverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Anna Lundgren; [2018]
    Keywords : regional tillväxt; samhällsekonomiska effekter; bruttoregionalprodukt; synergi; vätgas; biomassapotential;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master thesis was to investigate the conditions for an increased production of rape methyl ester (RME), ethanol and biogas in co-production with the industry with the aim of increasing the regional growth in the county of Uppsala, Södermanland and Västmanland. 900 000 inhabitants live in these counties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Model Predictive Control Applied to Ground Source Heat Pumps

    University essay from KTH/Reglerteknik

    Author : Paul Verrax; [2018]
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    Abstract : Building heating is one of the most important sources of energy consumption. GroundSource Heat Pumps (GSHP) are efficient heating systems, particularly popular in the Nordiccountries. However, the GSHPs available for the consumer market today typically only utilizebasic control schemes that are relatively inflexible. READ MORE