Essays about: "Stockholm."

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  1. 1. Climate change beliefs, environmental policies support and the fossil fuels industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Tommaso Piseddu; [2021]
    Keywords : Environmental Policies; Climate Change Beliefs; Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Coal Plants;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide a contribution to the analysis of how relevant the presence of the fossil fuels industry is in shaping the attitudes toward climate change and environmental policies. This presence is studied in the form of coal plants at county-level and in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 in Louisiana, a state that largely relies on oil and gas extractive activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do ESG risks influence M&A transactions? Evidence from the United States

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Daniel Worring Pozo; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG Risks; Mergers and Acquisitions; Deal Completion Likelihood; Deal Duration; Bid Premium;

    Abstract : Using two large samples of US M&A transactions, this study assesses whether reputational ESG risks of targets and acquirors influence deal completion likelihood, deal duration and bid premium of the transaction. Higher reputational ESG risks of the acquiror are connected to a longer deal duration if the transaction includes a large target or does not involve a tender offer, as well as to a decreased deal completion likelihood for non-competitive and non-tender transactions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantifying the Costs of Restricting Local Housing Development - Housing Supply Elasticities and Aggregate Labor Misallocation in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : David Lindquist; Niclas Hvalgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Housing Supply Elasticity; Spatial Labor Misallocation; Spatial Equilibrium; Sweden;

    Abstract : Housing prices have risen dramatically in Stockholm over the past two decades, while the housing stock has increased by a comparably minor amount. Seen through a spatial equilibrium framework, this indicates that Stockholm is contributing to increased labor misallocation, lowering aggregate Swedish output. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biased While Betting on Bernie? A cross-sectional and panel data analysis of prediction error in U.S. election prediction markets from 2015 to 2020

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Evans; [2021]
    Keywords : prediction markets; political science; behavioral economics; U.S. elections; bias;

    Abstract : A consensus seems to have emerged that political prediction markets can lose predictive power when certain efficiency criteria are not met. With a cross-sectional dataset of 570 prediction markets about U.S. elections and a panel dataset with 6,465 days of trading from PredictIt. READ MORE