Essays about: "oil energy economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words oil energy economy.

  1. 1. The impact of oil price shocks on household consumption : The case of Norway

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Viktor Boman; [2019]
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    Abstract : Since the end of World War II, oil price shocks and its impact on the economy have been a hot topic among economic researchers and agents. The price of oil has experienced several fluctuations during the late 20th century and the initial empirical findings suggest that these unexpected changes have several negative effects within countries’ economies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Retrospective simulations of heating consumption in French dwellings

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : David Glotin; [2018]
    Keywords : Energy efficiency; energy insecurity; renovation; fuel switch; backtesting; retrospective simulations; sensitivity analysis.;

    Abstract : Res-IRF is an energy-economy model of heating consumption in French dwellings developed at CIRED and calibrated against 2012. It is meant to project the evolution of the building stock and the heating demand by 2050 in response to socio-economic parameters, such as energy price and population, and public policies, such as thermal regulations or incentives for renovation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring complex pathways in the climate change, vulnerability and conflict nexus in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caroline Long; Markus Hatting; [2018]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Violent Conflict; Vulnerability; Adaptive Capacity; Fragility; Resilience; Governance; Land-grabbing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The climate change and conflict nexus has been the focus of much debate and speculation in academic circles as well as public discourse. Much of the existing research has been undertaken by studies using quantitative methods, which intend to prove or disprove the existence of a causal relationship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Potential of chemical recyclingto improve the recycling of plastic waste

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Martyna Solis; [2018]
    Keywords : recycling; chemical recycling; plastic waste; plastic packaging; recycling rates; circular economy; Sweden; Stockholm; Stockholm Exergi; återvinning; kemisk återvinning; plastavfall; plastförpackning; återvinningsgrad; cirkulär ekonomi; Sverige; Stockholm; Stockholm Exergi;

    Abstract : Chemical recycling can improve the plastic recycling rates and reduce the level of CO2 from fossil plasticsproduction. Thus, it is seen as an attractive technology in the action towards meeting the emission, circulareconomy and recycling targets. In the Swedish context, it could help reach the carbon neutrality goal by2045. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Russian Federation - the European economy’s future powerhouse? : An Econometric Analysis of the Energy Import Relationship Between Seven European Key Countries and the Russian Federation

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

    Author : Linus Olofsson; Mikael Savelainen; [2017]
    Keywords : Russia; Europe; Crude Oil; Coal; Natural Gas; Oil; Gas; Energy Import Demand Elasticities; Energy Imports;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to analyze how the world market price of crude oil, coal and natural gas affects the demand of and dependency on energy imports from the Russian Federation of key European countries[1]. We achieve our objective through econometric estimations of import demand equations concerning imports from the Russian Federation of crude oil, coal and natural gas for seven EU key countries during 1990-2014. READ MORE