Essays about: "risks"

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  1. 1. Reforestation & Marine Permaculture: Does the Method Affect the Willingness To Pay for Carbon Offsetting? A Randomised Contingent Valuation Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elice Fällström; August Schelin; [2020-07-24]
    Keywords : Carbon offsetting; Reforestation; Marine permaculture; Contingent valuation; Willingness to pay; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : Failing to limit global mean surface temperature rise to 1.5°C risks leading to irreversible environmental degradation. One measure to mitigate global warming is carbon offsetting through increasing biotic carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making obsolescence obsolete - A practical study of obsolescence management theory in the context of a truck OEM

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Andreas Janson; Jonatan Norman; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : disruption; disruptive innovation; disruptive technologies; obsolescence; obsolescence management; truck OEM; trucking industry;

    Abstract : Truck manufacturers are facing unprecedented technological disruptions from electrification,digitalization and automation. When disrupted, sustainment-dominated industries such as thetrucking industry, face increased risks of component and system obsolescence, which might leadto skyrocketing costs and diminishing aftermarket service. READ MORE

  4. 4. Momentum and Trend in Sweden: Enhancing profits and limiting downside risk by using indicators from different time horizons

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Alan Dari Lindahl; Jan Wiki; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : momentum; momentum crash; echo; trend; moving averages; cross-section; downside risks; predictability; factor models; turnover; transaction costs;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Pandemic Behavior: Economic Preferences and Perceptions regarding Covid-19

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Magnus Frank-Bille; David Olsson; [2020-07-02]
    Keywords : economics preferences; Covid-19; anxiety; consumption behavior; media influence;

    Abstract : n early spring 2020, Covid-19 spread around the world and dominated the media coverage. It acutely impacted the global economy as countries went into lockdown and health services struggled to administer the situation. READ MORE