Essays about: "Pro-social"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word Pro-social.

  1. 1. Planning for well-being by urban design : a city case study of Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of People and Society

    Author : Lovisa Niwhede; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban planning; Well-being; Health; Social sustainability; Environmental stress; Environmental psychology; Green; Active; Pro-social; Safe;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the City of Malmö in Sweden approaches issues of well-being and health in the urban environment, through urban planning. More and more people across the world are moving from rural to urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic Preference and Attitudes Towards Alternative Ways to Finance Public Transport

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Ellinor Bernsro; Jimmy Sandgren; [2021-08-17]
    Keywords : economic preferences; travel behavior; public policy; fare-free public transport; Västra Götaland;

    Abstract : The public transportation system in the region of Västra Götaland elicits quick and efficient travel, while, simultaneously, decreasing the negative effects of driving. However, the system suffers from various problems, mainly fare-evasion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multi Agent Reinforcement Learning for Game Theory : Financial Graphs

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Bryan Yu; [2021]
    Keywords : Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning; Reinforcement Learning; Game Theory; Financial Networks; Financial Graphs; Machine Learning; Financial Graphs; Computational Economics; Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning; Reinforcement Learning; Game Theory; Financial Networks; Financial Graphs; Machine Learning; Financial Graphs; Computational Economics;

    Abstract : We present the rich research potential at the union of multi agent reinforcement learning (MARL), game theory, and financial graphs. We demonstrate how multiple game theoretic scenarios arise in three node financial graphs with minor modifications. We highlight six scenarios used in this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Encouraging Pro-Social Behaviours Through Feelings of Responsibility: Investigating factors influential to the behaviour of low-risk individuals during the COVID-19 response in Ireland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caolán Leneghan; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Behaviour; Risk Communication; COVID-19; Public Health; Risk Response; Social Heuristics; Medicine and Health Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research examined the experiences of 12 low-risk individuals to identify factors influential to their behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland. The method used a semi-structured format of interviews conducted over June 2021. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Impact Bonds in Sweden: Structural and operational impediments from experts’ perspectives

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonathan Good; Mattias Juhlin; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Social Impact Bonds; SIB; Social Finance; Social Entrepreneurship; Pay for Success; Social Impact Investment;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose Social Impact Bonds has recently received attention in Sweden as a new financing model that might enable increased efficiency and innovation within public service provision. As a financing model, Social Impact Bonds’ outcome-based structure, allows increased service provision measuring, enabling increased transparency and new thoughts and practices to be put in place in areas of the social services where problems are prevailing. READ MORE