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A new thesis from the Industrial Doctoral School at Umeå University analyzes the effects of incentives aiming to create a more circular economy.

To create an economic system that is both cost-effective and environmentally sustainable, policy makers need to understand how households, companies, and states respond to incentives. In his thesis, Alejandro Egüez, have examined how different incentives affect three fundamental sectors for a more circular economy: energy efficiency, district heating, and waste management.

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The thesis: Energy efficiency, district heating and waste management: essays on environmental economics

The dissertation

Friday November 20, 2020
10.00 am, in Triple Helix in the University Management Building.
The defense will be held in English and will be broadcasted via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 698 688 8914
Passcode: 403509 

Faculty opponent Professor Patrik Söderholm, Luleå Technical University.
Main supervisor Runar Brännlund, co-supervisor Thomas Broberg.

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