Essays about: "local economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 397 essays containing the words local economy.

  1. 1. CHANGING FASHION, LASTING WASTE - How local textile waste management is impacted by EU legislation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Persson; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : Multi-level governance; textile waste; local waste management; division of responsibilities; municipalities;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how the division of responsibilities between local actors are impacted by the 2018EU waste directive amendment. The amendment stipulates that specific separation and subsequentcollection of textile waste should be undertaken by the Member states to combat the increased levels oftextile waste, as one measure in the EU’s goal to promote a more circular economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can China's Carbon Emission Trading Make a Difference? A quasi experimental analysis of the ETS pilot scheme

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Shicheng Xia; [2021]
    Keywords : China emission trading; carbon neutrality; policy analysis; quasi-natural experiment; matching;

    Abstract : With an aim to reduce carbon emissions and thus cope with the climate change, China initiated its Emission Trading System (ETS) in several pilot regions since 2013. In this thesis I investigate the CO2 emission reduction effect of the China ETS pilot scheme, which could serve as an important indicator to infer how the forthcoming national ETS will perform in the future. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards tourism sustainability. The case of Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Sandra Szynkowska; [2021]
    Keywords : development; sustainable tourism; mass tourism; Nusa Lembongan; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Tourism is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors in the world. Due to that, many developing world’s regions with limited economic activity adapt tourism as a development strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Skill-biased agglomeration economies: a spatial perspective on demand for college graduates, Sweden 2000-2019

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jonathan Grosin; Elias Höckerfelt; [2021]
    Keywords : Skill-Biased Technical Change; Agglomeration Economies; Regional Economics; Labor Demand; Skill Differentials;

    Abstract : Several recent studies document that relative demand for skilled workers is becoming increasingly biased toward large cities and metropolitan regions. This development has been interpreted as suggestive evidence of increasing complementarity between skills and agglomerations of economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating the impacts of considering urban microclimate conditions on the accuracy of the Building Energy Simulation (BES) models

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

    Author : Keneth Rwezaula; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban microclimate conditions; Building energy simulations; standard weather files.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Following rapid urbanization and population growth in cities, many recent studies indicate the impacts of microclimate conditions on the energy performance of buildings. However, the methodologies and simulation tools used to evaluate the energy performance of buildings in urban settlements have overlooked the impacts of microclimatic conditions simply by the use of weather station data. READ MORE