Essays about: "socio-technical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 essays containing the word socio-technical.

  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. 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

  3. 3. Quantum Portfolio Optimization : a Multi-Level Perspective Study of the Swedish Fund Management Industry

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Olle Malmberg; Joakim Wellenstam; [2021]
    Keywords : Quantum computers; portfolio optimization; multi-level perspective; technological transition; finance; socio-technical; Kvantdatorer; portföljoptimering; multi-level perspective; teknisk omvandling; finans; socio-teknisk;

    Abstract : In recent years, quantum computers have achieved new levels of sophistication and are by some estimates only a few years from being used in production. A growing body of literature points toward their potential uses within various industries, with the finance industry identified as exceptionally full of prospective applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facebook and the Circulation of Capital: The Rentier Supply Chain of Social Media Marketing

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

    Author : Axel Sievers; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital Platforms; Digital Space; Facebook; Global Inequality Chains; Political Economy; Rentier Capitalism; Social Media; Supply Chain; Value Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Digital space is a novel form of spatial expression which have been core to the business model of some of the largest firms within the 21st century. Mobilizing tools from geographical political economy, Facebook and the core function of its digital space is critically analyzed, along with how value is distributed along the advertising supply chain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shooting for the Sun: A feasibility assessment of Lebanon’s renewable electricity targets

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lea Fahrnberger; [2021]
    Keywords : Lebanon; feasibility assessment; growth modeling; renewable electricity; energy transition; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Most electricity in Lebanon is produced by burning fossil fuels, which produces more than one half of domestic greenhouse gas emissions, and the state-owned electricity companies are unable to meet the demand. To increase the country’s generation capacity and simultaneously combat the effects of climate change, the government aims to produce 30% of its electricity from renewables by 2030. READ MORE