Essays about: "status quo bias."

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  1. 1. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing? In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Study of Energy Saving Actions in Older Buildings in Sweden

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

    Keywords : Energy saving technologies; exhaust air heat pump; drain water heat recovery; insulation; geothermal heat pump; photovoltaics; return on investment; energy performance contracting; payback period; climate shell improvement; technical installations; calibration; housing associations; real estate managers; decision making; status quo bias.; Energibesparingsteknik; frånluftsvärmepump; spillvattenvärmeåtervinning; isolering; bergvärmepump; solceller; direktavkastning; energibesparingskontrakt; återbetalningsperiod; klimatskalförbättringar; tekniska installationer; kalibrering; bostadsförening; fastighetsförvaltare beslutsfattning; status quo bias.;

    Abstract : Modern energy saving technologies are become increasingly mature, easier to implement and financially profitable. Both the European Union and the Swedish government have directives with goals regarding energy savings for the year 2020 and 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. Informational attributes behind consumer payment habits and settlement preference

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Alexander Tchibaline; David Mårtensson; [2018]
    Keywords : Cash; Cashless; Society; Finance; Behavioural economics; Big Data; SPSS; Multivariate analysis; Principal component analysis; Informational attributes; Kontanter; Kontantlösa samhället; Samhället; Finans; Beteendeekonomi; Big Data; SPSS; Multivariatanalys; Huvudkomponentanalys; Informativa attribut;

    Abstract : Sweden is known for being at the forefront of becoming a cashless society.However, cash continues to be an important part of the payment ecosystem butthere are limited studies and data regarding the preference for holding cash. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public Real Estate Management: Estonian Case Study with Monte Carlo SimulationAnalyses

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Kert Kaljula; [2014]
    Keywords : public real estate management; incentives; Monte Carlo Simulation analyses; securitization; sale leaseback; agency theory; status quo bias.;

    Abstract : With accumulation of sovereign debt in many large OECD countries it seems that attention isheightened on how to manage public resources more effectively. High levels of sovereigndebt are partly related to the aftermath of the latest financial crisis, where resolution for manybig economies was to intervene and use public resources to put an end to the expansion of thecrisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Birds of a feather need not flock together - Mitigating common pool problems and status quo bias with fiscal constraints

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alice Fredrikson; [2014]
    Keywords : Common pools; Status quo bias; Balanced budget rule;

    Abstract : The ability of decision-makers to cooperate with one another is a controversial topic in political economy. It is often hypothesized that governments and parliaments, which are fragmented in terms of size and ideology will have worse economic outcomes than their less fragmented counterparts. READ MORE