Essays about: "econometrics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 435 essays containing the word econometrics.

  1. 1. FAULT DETECTION FOR SMALL-SCALE PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER INSTALLATIONS : A Case Study of a Residential Solar Power System

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Mikrodataanalys

    Author : Maxim Brüls; [2020]
    Keywords : Random Forest; Regression; Solar Power; Photovoltaic Module; Fault Detection; Renewable Energy; Econometrics; Supervised Learning;

    Abstract : Fault detection for residential photovoltaic power systems is an often-ignored problem. This thesis introduces a novel method for detecting power losses due to faults in solar panel performance. Five years of data from a residential system in Dalarna, Sweden, was applied on a random forest regression to estimate power production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon-Intensive Path Dependencies in the Electric Grid: Assessing the Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Future Renewable Energy Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cole Anderson Steinberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy Transition; Coal Closures; Renewable Energy; Carbon Lock-In; Fuel-Switching; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Increasingly severe consequences of fossil fuel consumption have proliferated the exigency of an energy transition to zero and low-carbon electricity generation technology. Despite its relative reduction in market share in the United States, coal continues to play a role in future energy scenarios. This study examines the contiguous U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. The removal of trade sanctions’ impact on South African wine export : a gravity model that estimates what happened with South Africa’s wine export when apartheid ended.

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Julia Linderson; [2020]
    Keywords : apartheid; econometrics; economics; embargo; exort; gravity model; sanctions; trade; trade agreement;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how the removal of the South Africa trade embargo in 1994 affected its wine exports. The goal is to determine the significance of the sanctions and trade agreements for this export. Specifically, sanctions and certain trade agreements are examined between the years 1990 to 2010. READ MORE

  4. 4. The elasticity of demand for phosphorus fertilisers in Swedish agriculture : a panel data study of price effects on phosphorus compounds in chemical fertilisers

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jakob Nygårds; Ellika Svensson Svenungsson; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; econometrics; fertilisers; import tariff; panel data; price elasticity; phosphorus; tax;

    Abstract : Chemical fertilisers are common in the Swedish agriculture and even though there is a decreasing trend of using chemical fertilisers, they still have major negative impact on the environment (Swedish Board of Agriculture, 2019). This study focuses on the price elasticity of demand for phosphorus fertilisers in Swedish agriculture and how price changes of phosphorus fertilisers affect farmers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Natural Resource Curse at the Regional Level? : The Case of Sweden

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Carl Bellerud; [2020]
    Keywords : Resource curse; convergence; econometrics;

    Abstract : The resource curse thesis states that countries with an abundance of natural resources tend to experience lower economic growth rates. However, does this theory apply also to the regional level? The purpose of this thesis is to both test the natural resources curse theory at the regional level in Sweden, as well to examine if different types of natural resource dependencies appear to have the same effect on regional income growth in the country. READ MORE