Essays about: "Consumption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3939 essays containing the word Consumption.

  1. 1. REPLACE OR REPAIR? -A study of if fast fashion repair concepts like H&M Take Care can affect the intentions to repair clothing

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Malin Ficks; Margaux Karmestål; [2019-06-20]
    Keywords : Fast Fashion; Product-Service Systems; Sustainable Consumption; Theory of Planned Behaviour;

    Abstract : Overconsumption and an increasing disposal of clothes is a troublesome development in thefast fashion industry, where millennials are major contributors. As there is a need for a majorshift towards more sustainable consumption, product-service systems in the shape of in-storerepair stations, like Take Care by H&M, is interesting to investigate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extraordinary or Ordinary at Best? - An Empirical Study on the Application of Machine Learning Tools for Proxy Means Tests in Poverty Targeting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Nicolas Leicht; Colja Maser; [2019]
    Keywords : Poverty targeting; Proxy means tests; Machine learning; Household surveys;

    Abstract : Proxy means tests are a widely used approach in development programs where the beneficiaries need to be determined through targeting. These tests apply a standard econometric method, ordinary least squares, to predict consumption levels using household characteristics as input variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. State-Of-The-Art on [email protected] System Architectures

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Benjamin Heravi; [2019]
    Keywords : EHealth; Wireless; eHealth security; cloud services;

    Abstract : With growing life expectancy and decreasing of fertility rates, demands of additional healthcare services is increasing day by day. This results in a rising need for additional healthcare services which leads to more medical care costs. Modern technology can play an important role to reduce the healthcare costs. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Utility Approach: Strategy Analysis and Optimization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Magnús Ólafur Sigurdsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Utility optimization; Portfolio analysis; Dynamic programming; Bellman equation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Utility theory and Monte Carlo simulations are used to calculate optimal allocation for long term as well as, risk averse investors with a portfolio consisting of one risky asset and one risk-free bank account. The problems solved in this thesis are divided into two types, static and dynamic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. READ MORE