Essays about: "economic systems"

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  1. 1. Implementing Inland Waterway Transportation as a mode for Construction Logistics in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dimitrios Zacharopoulos; Badreddine El Rharbi; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : inland waterway transportation; sustainable transportation; modal shift; construction logistics; urban transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Re-thinking green roof design : The prospect of a carbon sink structure investigated through a life cycle cost-benefit analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Aziliz Le Rouzo; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Footprint; Green Roof Design; Carbon Sink; Cost-Effectiveness; Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis; Green Roofs; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Green Roofs (GRs) have been used worldwide as a solution for greening cities, while providing useful services to society such as storm water management, improved air quality, energy savings, and increased biodiversity, to name a few. However, the environmental impact of their structure has been understudied, and more importantly, the carbon cost related to the use of materials that have a high carbon footprint has received little to no attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Incompatibility of Two Systems - A qualitative study on incumbent firms and small entrepreneurial companies’ attempt to transition from a linear to a circular economic system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Olivia Johnsson; Annique Snel; [2020]
    Keywords : circular economy; circular business model; institutional logic; systemic change; Business and Economics;

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  5. 5. Assessment of the environmental impacts, energy performance and economic aspects of various construction materials

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Mohsen Bayat Pour; Mohammed Labib Elsayed; [2020]
    Keywords : Bio-based Materials; Fossil-based Materials; Building Performance Simulations; Energy analysis; Environmental impact categories; Life cycle assessment LCA ; Economic analysis; Life cycle costing LCC ; Global warming potential; Climate change; Future climate analysis; Timber structure; Concrete structure; Insulation; HVAC systems; Heating demand; Cooling demand; Energy use; Hygrothermal analysis; Moisture; Thermal envelope; Thermal comfort; Indoor environmental quality; Actual case studies; Iterative workflow; Weather files; Parametric study; Reliability; Single-point rate SPR .; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Increasing CO₂ emission is considered as the main reason for global warming in the world. One of the reasons for producing CO₂ is using of fossil-based materials in the construction projects. READ MORE