Essays about: "health"

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  1. 1. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Low emission zones in Sweden – Evidence from Uppsala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Herman Andersson; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE

  5. 5. How does increased retirement age affect women’s employment and health? Evidence from Italy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Albin Palmqvist; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : Pension reform; Blue Collar; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : This paper uses a pension reform in Italy to estimate how increased retirement age affect employment and health for women on the cusp of retirement. Using variation between birth cohorts and employing a difference-in-difference design, I estimate that an increase in retirement age by 2.75 or 3. READ MORE