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Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment


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Title: Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment
Authors: Slunge, Daniel
E-mail: daniel.slunge@gu.se
Issue Date: 18-Aug-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Economics, Business and Law ; Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: Paper 1: Slunge, D., and Boman, A. (2017). Learning to Live with Ticks? The Role of Exposure and Risk Perceptions in Protective Behaviour Against Tick-Borne Diseases

Paper 2: Slunge, D., Sterner, T., and Adamowicz, W. (2017). Valuation When Baselines Are Changing: Tick-borne Disease Risk and Recreational Choice

Paper 3: Slunge, D. (2015). The Willingness to Pay for Vaccination against Tick-Borne Encephalitis and Implications for Public Health Policy: Evidence from Sweden. PloS one, 10(12), e0143875. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143875

Paper 4: Slunge, D., and Loayza, F. (2012). Greening Growth through Strategic Environmental Assessment of Sector Reforms Public Administration and Development, 32(3), 245-261. doi:10.1002/pad.1623

Paper 5: Slunge, D., and Tran, T. T. H. (2014). Challenges to institutionalizing strategic environmental assessment: The case of Vietnam. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2014.05.005
Date of Defence: 2017-09-08
Disputation: 10:15, C-G Salen Handelshögskolan, Göteborgs universitet
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Studies in Environmental Management and Economics
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Keywords: risk, risk perception, public health, strategic environmental assessment, institutions, governance, willingness to pay, protective behaviour, vector-borne diseases, ticks, TBE, tick-borne encephalitis, Lyme borreliosis, climate change
Abstract: Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. By analysing how people perceive and manage risks individually and collectively, this thesis aims to improve the understanding of how these environmentally related welfare costs may be reduced... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-22-5 (PDF)
978-91-88199-21-8 (Printed)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52580
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