Essays about: "household transport"

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  1. 1. Where life happens. Proximity, everyday life strategies, and gender in the dense city

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Louise Brundin; [2021-12-07]
    Keywords : Densification; gender as seriality; gender contract; gendered mobility; proximity; time geography; strategy of the near; strategy of the near through digital options; strategy of the not-so-near;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the everyday life in the dense city, and gendered aspects of the everyday. Drawing on the fact that many cities densify in order to increase sustainability, and that gender differences in terms of mobility exist, this thesis takes an interest in how the everyday is achieved while living in the dense city applying theories of gender and time geography. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local governance of sustainable consumption on the household level

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Anders Nyman; [2021]
    Keywords : climate change; sustainable consumption; local governance; climate goals; municipality; household; citizen; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Today most Swedish municipalities work actively with climate change mitigation with the goal to decrease their total emissions of greenhouse gases. To achieve this, the municipalities must decrease their consumption related emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. General Attitudes and Mode Choice : A mode choice study in Stockholm using Schwartz value-items grouped by personal characteristics

    University essay from KTH/Transport och systemanalys

    Author : Malin Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : mode choice; modal choice; values; attitudes; Schwartz value scale; multinomial models; Random Forest; färdmedelsval; värderingar; attityder; Schwartz värdeobjekt; multinomiala modeller; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Value-items from the Schwartz scale of Values have been added to travel data to investigate if the value-items can be used to model mode choice. Two kinds of mode choice models, both discrete choice models, multinomial models (MNL) and the Machine Learning Models Random Forests (RF) were constructed, using Travel Diary data (RVU) and additional data from European Social Survey (ESS). READ MORE

  4. 4. The Opportunity Cost of Households´ Recycling Efforts : The Role of Norms and Warm-Glow Motives

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

    Author : Sara Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : curbside recycling; norms; opportunity cost of time; household efforts; fastighetsnära insamling; normer; alternativkostnad av tid; hushållens börda;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to examine households´ preferences towards relaxing the time demanding aspects of transporting sorted packaging waste. According to welfare economics, households should be willing to pay an amount equal to their reservation wage to benefit from more leisure time. However, specific types of norms, e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the Environmental Footprint of Swedish Household Consumption

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Tobias Steinegger; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental Footprint; Sweden; Consumption; Household; Expenditures;

    Abstract : Production-based indicators show that Sweden has lower emissions per capita than other high-income countries. Nevertheless, scientific evidence points to a significant overshoot of some of the planetary boundaries, especially regarding climate change, if Swedish consumption-related emissions abroad are considered. READ MORE