Essays about: "policy evaluation"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 282 essays containing the words policy evaluation.

  1. 11. Data Driven Energy Efficiency of Ships

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för informationsteknologi

    Author : Tarik Taspinar; [2022]
    Keywords : Local outlier factor; k-nearest neighbors; random forest; gradient boosting; support vector machines; ensemble learning; ship speed optimization; genetic algorithm; DEAP; HyperOpt;

    Abstract : Decreasing the fuel consumption and thus greenhouse gas emissions of vessels has emerged as a critical topic for both ship operators and policy makers in recent years. The speed of vessels has long been recognized to have highest impact on fuel consumption. READ MORE

  2. 12. Inside the black box of the government subsidy selection process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Fredrik Brändström; Johan Dyster-Aas; [2022]
    Keywords : Government subsidy selection process; Signaling theory; Innovative new ventures; Public Policy;

    Abstract : New ventures and their positive effect on the economy and society have received great attention in recent decades by scholars and public policy makers. However, the prospects of new ventures are uncertain and most of them fail within a five-year period. READ MORE

  3. 13. Confounder Parsing for Text Matching

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jannes Reichl; Johan Rönkkö; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Text matching; confounder parsing; causal inference; covariate balance; International Monetary Fund; policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In observational studies for policy evaluation, matching is used in service of causal inference to simulate randomization and thus reduce selection bias that might occur when treatment assignment differs systematically. This is done by balancing the distribution of confounding covariates measured before treatments. READ MORE

  4. 14. Making Socio-Technical Transition Pathways : The establishment of the Swedish Climate Policy Council, an Argumentative Policy Analytical case study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Eskil Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : transitions discourse; climate change acts; socio-technical transitions; transition pathways; argumentative discourse analysis; climate policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In recent years, several nations have adopted institutional framework laws, so-called Climate Change Acts (CCAs), as means to enforce Paris-compliant mitigation pathways. A key institutional feature to ensure policy stability and compliance with CCAs has been the establishment of independent advisory bodies, tasked with advising on mitigation targets and policy instruments, as well as the, monitoring and evaluation of target attainment. READ MORE

  5. 15. “Walking encyclopedias of studies” for sustainability transformations? The role of information and discourse in the case of the German coal phase-out

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Stephan Huber; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate policy; Energy systems; Policy change; Social-ecological transformation; Discourse; Expert-based information; Collaborative governance; Path dependency; Policy-oriented learning;

    Abstract : Transformations of energy systems in line with the Paris Agreement demand rapid deliberate decline of fossil energy production for decarbonization. Rising in priority on national political agendas, policy change for deliberate decline meets political barriers in the form of powerful incumbent actors, path dependencies and frames of loss. READ MORE