Essays about: "economic concentration"

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  1. 1. Chemical recycling of cotton-based waste textiles by sulfuric acid hydrolysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Edvin Ruuth; [2020]
    Keywords : recycling; hydrolysis; cotton; waste textiles; sulfuric acid; glucose; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large amounts of waste textiles are produced annually, of which only a small fraction is recycled currently. The purpose of this study was to develop a method to recycle cotton-based waste textiles chemically that can be coupled to the production of biofuels or green chemicals. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Evaluation of Price Determinants and the Economics of Supplying Vaccines: A Tradeoff Between the Wealth of Firms and the Health of Nations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maja Ekman; Nina Maria Lancelot; [2020]
    Keywords : vaccines; price discrimination; market concentration; patents; risk; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate the price determinants of vaccines, using economic theory and multiple linear regression analysis. Due to uncertain returns of investment in research and development, the volatility of demand, and the winner-take-all element of patent races, supplying vaccines entails substantial risks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Board composition and CSR performance is Swedish Listed firms : Board insiders, ownership concentration and CSR performance

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Umer Adeel; Francisca Fonkeng Awung; Mehwish Haider; [2020]
    Keywords : Board composition; Corporate social Responsibility; insiders; ownership concentration;

    Abstract : It is no longer surprising that attention paid to corporate social responsibility (CSR) has increased lately, which could be due to the fact that firms action have negative or positive impacts on their stakeholders–employees, customers, investors, suppliers and community. It is the board responsibility to ensure firms pay attention to CSR matters, therefore, board composition will relatively play significant role in CSR implementation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon capture from reheating furnaces in the Swedish steel industry : evaluation of techno-economic feasibility

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Energivetenskap

    Author : Anna Haglund; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon capture; CCS; Swedish steel indusrty; post-combustion;

    Abstract : The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is important to keep climate change under control. One of the largest CO2 emitters of the Swedish industries is the steel industry. This is, among others, due to the need of heat treatments and reheating processes depending on high temperatures and fossil fuels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Did regional EU funding impact the Brexit referendum?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Freja Dobreff; [2020]
    Keywords : Brexit; European integration; Cohesion Policy; voting patterns; regional economic growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Following a 2016 referendum on European Union membership where 51.9% of the British electorate voted to leave, the United Kingdom has decided to exit the EU and will therefore no longer receive regional EU funding. READ MORE