Essays about: "fairness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 essays containing the word fairness.

  1. 1. SOCIAL FAIRNESS, INCLUSION & SUCCESSFULNESS IN EU COAL TRANSITION PROCESSES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Konstantina Togaridou; [2020-09-28]
    Keywords : social fairness; distribution; inclusion; stakeholders; energy justice;

    Abstract : Recent studies have shown that there are a number of flaws in current coal transition policies when viewed through a justice lens. The aim of the current research is to present how the social dimensions are integrated into the EU energy policy coal phasing out in the light of the theoretical framework of energy justice and its three pillars: distributional, procedural and recognition justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Entrepreneur's Hunt for Smart Money: A qualitative study of the entrepreneur's perspective on the investment process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Frida Nordenfors; Filippa Wähl; [2020]
    Keywords : entrepreneurial finance; entrepreneurial investment process; entrepreneur-investor relationship; expansion phase; high-growth start-up;

    Abstract : Start-up companies, and subsequently the entrepreneurs, have an increasingly important role in today's global economy. Besides contributing to economic growth, they also have a crucial impact on the society in promoting innovation and productivity since their businesses contribute to technological changes and innovative solutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Return Policies in the Online Fashion Industry : A quantitative study examining how environmental consciousness may affect consumers purchase intention

    University essay from Karlstads universitet; Karlstads universitet

    Author : Lise Hansen; Olivia Branö; [2020]
    Keywords : Consumer Environmental Awareness; E-commerce; Return policy; Purchase intention; Information Asymmetry; Justice theory; Environmental impacts; Return processes;

    Abstract : While the environment is continuously becoming increasingly acknowledged in modern society and e-commerce (i.e. internet commerce) within fashion is still a growing industry, there is a controversy that has begun to surface. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bracing for the inevitable: An exploratory multi-case study of local climate change adaptation plans

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Mariana De La Luz Sanchez Vargas; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; adaptive planning; resilience; local government; intersectionality; equity; justice; fairness; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Vulnerability to climate change and the capacity to adapt to it are the result of intersecting power structures, system dynamics, and social identity markers otherwise known as intersectionality; and thus, differ greatly between contexts. However, despite the stark contextual differences between small and metropolitan cities, and lower and higher income countries, the policy and study of climate change adaptive planning has often focused on capital cities and technocratic solutions as a default blueprint for adaptation processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acceptability of Vehicle Mileage Taxation in Sweden A Behavioral Economics Approach to Introducing Road Policy Reforms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Philipp Jonas Kreutzer; [2020]
    Keywords : Road Pricing; Vehicle Mileage Taxation; Psychological Reactance Theory; Structural Equation Modeling; Discrete Choice Experiment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Vehicle Mileage Taxation is a proposed improvement to addressing external costs of driving. A key hurdle for its implementation is its acceptability by the public. Theories of psychological reactance, fairness perception and status quo bias are explored as influences on tax reform perception. READ MORE