Essays about: "Interest and Utility"

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  1. 1. Modelling of the Hong Kong Power System by 2030

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Gauthier Pierre-Antoine Colonel-Bertrand; [2020]
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    Abstract : Hong Kong is a semi-autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China. As a former British colony on the South China Sea, it enjoyed early exposure to international trade. Hong Kong now features a developed liberal economy largely based on financial services. It is also densely populated and features little indigenous energy resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE MEDIATING ROLE OF STUDENT’S ACADEMIC SELF-BELIEFS IN STUDYING EDUCATIONAL EQUITY A comparison between Sweden and Ukraine in TIMSS 2011

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Oleksandra Mittal; [2019-12-20]
    Keywords : Academic self-beliefs; Science self-concept; Interest and Utility; Socioeconomic status mediators; Structural Equation Modelling with multiple mediators; Educational Equity; Sweden; Ukraine; TIMSS 2011;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to enrich the understanding of student-level mechanismsinvolved in shaping (in)equity in educational outcomes among eight-graders in Swedenand Ukraine by examining the role of academic self-beliefs in science, represented bymotivational constructs of self-concept, interest and utility value, as mediators of theassociation between student socioeconomic status (SES) and achievement in science.Theory: Expectancy-value theory (EVT) of achievement motivation (Eccles (Parsons) et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. Keen for Green - A Study of Pricing in the Secondary Green Bond Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rickard Anderkrans; Patrik Johannesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Green bonds; Panel data; Issuer fixed effects regression; Capital asset pricing model; Investor preference; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The emerging green bond market is a novel research area with only a few studies being published in recent years. The increase in interest from issuers, investors, and academia shows the clear need for further investigation of the pricing dynamics affecting the green bond market. READ MORE

  4. 4. With a Preference for Priority: Explaining Variations of Stability and Efficiency in School Choice

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexander Andevall Mårtensson; Nils Lager; [2019]
    Keywords : matching theory; market design; allocative efficiency; mechanism design; education and research institutions;

    Abstract : In school choice systems, policy makers try to allocate students in a fair and efficient way. Two mechanisms for allocating students that has been of particular interest for market designers is Deferred Acceptance (DA), which is stable and does not allow for priority violations, and Top Trading Cycles (TTC), which is Pareto efficient but creates justified envy among students. READ MORE

  5. 5. A multi-criteria GIS analysis for siting of utility-scale photovoltaic solar plants in county Kilkenny, Ireland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ingrid Piirisaar; [2019]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; MCDM; solar plants; site suitability; Ireland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Renewable energy is the keyword for energy industry sector in the world today. Solar energy has a huge potential, able to fulfill increasing energy demand and growing its share of energy sector. Republic of Ireland has one of the lowest solar energy deployment rates in Europe, although climatic conditions have been proved to be acceptable. READ MORE