Essays about: "large goods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 essays containing the words large goods.

  1. 1. Civil war and third-party non-combatants : Understanding the logic of violence against humanitarian aid workers in the setting of intrastate conflict

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Malika Rakhmankulova; [2022]
    Keywords : conflict; aid workers;

    Abstract : Attacks against humanitarian aid workers are a concerning global trend that has been noted since the end of the Cold War. Despite this, limited research is available that combines overt theoretical testing with empirical procedures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Implementation & Sustainability of Returnable Packaging in the Global Manufacturing Industry : A case study at Volvo Trucks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Carl Palmqvist; Oscar Karlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Organizations across the world have seen increasing pressure to become more sustainable through their operations from governmental bodies and consumers. The study focused on the role of packaging within global manufacturing companies, as packaging has been seen to play a large role GHG emissions for global manufacturing supply chains and although returnable packaging is widely used in the industry, packaging for large & low volume goods continues to utilize single-use packaging. READ MORE

  3. 3. Twice the price : An empirical study in procurement of homogenousgoods for Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Farzam Ebrahimi; Jakob Sunström; [2022]
    Keywords : Procurement; Municipalities; Price discrepancies; Homogenous goods; Opportunism; Transaction Costs; Horizontal Integration; Asymmetric information;

    Abstract : Background: Studies of complex and big-ticket tenders such as construction contracts have been the main research focus of public procurement. The efficiency of these low frequency transactionsis inherently hard to study, since the real world offers a wide range of variables that could explain the discrepancies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colonial Pennsylvania Commodity Prices and the Quantity Theory of Money

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Wolfe Padawer; [2022]
    Keywords : quantity theory of money; economic history; colonial America; money supply; price level;

    Abstract : The Quantity Theory of Money (QTM) has been one of the most long-standing and controversial ideas in economics. Economic historians have analyzed many different times and eras to see if it holds, with varying conclusions. One particular era has remained particularly contentious: colonial America. READ MORE

  5. 5. Benchmarking algorithms and methods for task assignment of autonomous vehicles at Volvo Autonomous Solutions

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystem; Linköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Jonas Berglund; Ida Gärling; [2022]
    Keywords : Autonomous Vehicles; Mixed Integer Linear Programming; Genetic Algorithm; Task Assignment; Multi-Robot Task Allocation;

    Abstract : For unmanned vehicles, autonomy means that the vehicle’s route can be planned and executed according to some pre-defined rules in the absence of human intervention. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have become a common type of vehicle for various kinds of transport, for example autonomous forklifts within a warehouse environment. READ MORE