Essays about: "rational choice theory RCT"

Found 5 essays containing the words rational choice theory RCT.

  1. 1. TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ROAD TRANSPORT - Key factors on consumers’ willingness to adopt electric vehicles in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gökay Cinar; [2021-07-14]
    Keywords : Sustainable Road Transport; Electric Vehicle; Sweden; Rational Choice Theory; Multi-level Perspective Framework;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore and understand key factors that influence consumers’ willingness to adopt electric vehicles in Sweden. As the world is facing the climate change reality, many initiatives are taking place in various sectors in different countries to tackle climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Non-Financial Environmental And Social Factors Influence An Impact Investors Decision To Invest

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Annie Kjellberg; Fleur Linssen; [2021]
    Keywords : Decision-Making; Environmental; Social and Governance ESG ; Impact Investing; Indoor Vertical Farming; Non-Financial Factors; Rational Choice Theory RCT ; Willingness To Pay WTP ;

    Abstract : With a growing risk of food insecurity in the face of extreme population growth, the world is in need of hands-on solutions that could combine a significant increase in food production while decreasing the effects of agriculture on the environment. Such a solution could be provided through cultivating staple crops in Indoor Vertical Farming facilities, however, due to its high expenses, these developments have stagnated, lacking financial support. READ MORE

  3. 3. When a natural disaster occurs during a conflict – Catalyst or obstacle for peace? : A comparative case study of the insurgency in Aceh, Indonesia and the Sri Lankan civil war in relation to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Joanne van der Vlist; [2020]
    Keywords : Indian Ocean tsunami 2004; Aceh; Indonesia; Free Aceh Movement; Gerakan Aceh Merdeka GAM ; Sri Lanka; Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE ; Tamil Tigers; civil war; peace; rational choice theory RCT ;

    Abstract : Superficial information of the civil wars in Aceh, Indonesia and Sri Lanka creates the idea that both conflicts were in similar situations when they were hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. It thus seems surprising that in the wake of the tsunami, the Free Aceh Movement and the Government of Indonesia signed a peace agreement, while the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Government of Sri Lanka returned to war. READ MORE

  4. 4. States’ defense policy formation : A study of Sweden in front of the election 2014 from a rational choice perspective

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan/Statsvetenskapliga avdelningen

    Author : Thomas Simonsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Rational Choice Theory; strategy; public opinion; Sweden; the moderate party; the Social Democratic Party; defense policy;

    Abstract : This study uses variables derived from Rational Choice Theory to examine the theory’s predicted covariancebetween public opinion and the parties’ policies. The collection of material has been guided by three arenas: the parliamentarian, the media and the voter’s. READ MORE

  5. 5. A NEW IMAGINARY FOR URBAN TRANSPORT IN VIENNA: Understanding transport mode choices as to effectively de-normalise car usage for enhanced sustainability – A Case Study –

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Maria Juschten; [2014]
    Keywords : Sustainable transport; dematerialisation; urbanity; Theory of Planned Behaviour; cluster analysis; system-mapping; policies; Vienna; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that the current urban transport in Vienna, which is characterized by extensive usage of cars, is too material-intense (both in terms of input and output) and from a social perspective inherently un-urban. It therefore concludes that effective transport policy should aim at following a new imaginary, one that is based on the aim of de-materializing and “re-urbanizing” the mobility within Vienna. READ MORE