Essays about: "Elasticity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the word Elasticity.

  1. 1. Sweden’s proposed excise tax on plastic bags -Using a stated preference method to evaluate outcomes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Gustaf Johansson; Fredrik Söderlund; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Excise; environmental tax; plastic bags; stated preference; price elasticity of demand;

    Abstract : The 1st of May 2020, the Swedish government will implement an excise tax on plastic bags. Using a stated preference method, this paper explores the effects the excise tax will have on plastic bag consumption. The vast majority of plastic bags that are sold in Sweden are grocery store bags. READ MORE

  2. 2. The employment elasticity of economic growth - A global study of trends and determinants for the years 2000-2017.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Victoria Morén; Elias Wändal; [2019-09-05]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this paper, the employment elasticity of economic growth is calculated for 168 countries globally. The employment elasticity refers to the percentage change in employment associated with a 1% increase in GDP. Therefore, the higher the employment elasticity, the more labor-intensive growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the Impacts of the Swedish Aviation Tax

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Fors; Beatrice Ljung; [2019]
    Keywords : The Swedish aviation tax; Event study; Market model; Mean model; Holt-Winters model; Price elasticity; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The 1st of April 2018 an aviation tax was implemented in Sweden. With an event study approach this paper aims to provide an understanding of the outcome of the new policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete Bridges : A Comparative Study to Conventional Concrete Bridges

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Viktor Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Bridge design; CO2 emissions; Mechanical properties and behaviour; Straight short steel fibres; UHPC; UHPFRC; Bro dimensionering; CO2 utsläpp; Korta raka stålfibrer; Mekaniska egenskaper och beteende; UHPC; UHPFRC;

    Abstract : The use of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) in the construction industry started in the 1990s and has since then been used for bridges all over the world. The mechanical properties and the dense matrix result in lower material usage and superior durability compared to conventional concrete, but the implementation of UHPFRC in the Swedish industry has been delayed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparison of Auto-Scaling Policies Using Docker Swarm

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Databas och informationsteknik

    Author : Henrik Adolfsson; [2019]
    Keywords : autoscaling docker swarm cloud computing elasticity elastic;

    Abstract : When deploying software engineering applications in the cloud there are two similar software components used. These are Virtual Machines and Containers. In recent years containers have seen an increase in popularity and usage, in part because of tools such as Docker and Kubernetes. READ MORE