Essays about: "COST"

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  1. 1. THE REASONS AND CONDITIONS OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY. A case study of the reasons and conditions for use of symbolic politics in the decision of Low Emission Zones for cars in Stockholm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Darvik; [2020-03-04]
    Keywords : Symbolic politics; Low emission zones; Environmental policies; Air quality;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine the reasons and conditions for symbolic politics in the decision to implement Low emission zones (LEZ) for cars in Stockholm. A LEZ restricts the ability to move with certain vehicles in an area to improve air quality, decrease congestion and sending a signal for upgrading the car/vehicle fleet (Connelly et.al. 2012). READ MORE

  2. 2. The ungraded life is not worth living? Criteria compliance in the philosophy classroom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori

    Author : Riitta Itäkylä; [2020-02-27]
    Keywords : criteria compliance; market discourse; formative assessment; knowledge requirements; philosophy syllabus; philosophy teaching;

    Abstract : Following the educational reforms of the 1990s and the focus on measurable results and achievement documentation, teachers and learners in Sweden have increasingly come to embrace an instrumentalist view on knowledge at the cost of lifelong learning. As market discourse and economic interests have gained ground in the educational realm, the democratic and humanist dimensions of learning and knowledge have diminished in size, in discourse as well as empirical practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of ICT on trading companies in Sweden. A case study of four trading companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Axel Lindergren; Johanna Norrman; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : Trading Companies; Information and Communication Technologies; Disintermediation; Transaction Costs; International Business;

    Abstract : Over the years there has been an increasing amount of literature regarding the effect of information and communication technologies (ICT) on trade. These technologies cause disruption in the way that companies do business by increasing the amount of information available. READ MORE

  4. 4. Delayed-acceptance approximate Bayesian computation Markov chain Monte Carlo: faster simulation using a surrogate model

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Andrea Krogdal; [2020-01-09]
    Keywords : ABC; MCMC; delayed acceptance; DA; surrogate model;

    Abstract : The thesis introduces an innovative way of decreasing the computational cost of approximateBayesian computation (ABC) simulations when implemented via Markovchain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Bayesian inference has enjoyed incredible success sincethe beginning of 1990’s thanks to the re-discovery of MCMC procedures, and theavailability of performing personal computers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The War on Children's Rights : Civilian Support and Rebel Groups' Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Klara Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Rebel groups; child soldiers; civilian support;

    Abstract : In an attempt to deepen the understanding of rebel groups' recruitment and use of child sodiers, this paper theorizes that a greater dependence on civilian support increases the cost of systematically recruiting and using child soldiers, leading to a decreased likelihood of them engaging in this recruitment pattern. This would be a result of rebel groups receiving resources mainly from a civilian supprt base, and therefore adjusting their conduct in order to obtain the support. READ MORE