Purpose. The purpose of this PhD proposal is to investigate the effects of automation in the labour market. As with all major technological advancements in history, automation is not only seen as a potential source of (e.g.
There is a large literature in Economics on earnings discrimination by gender (e.g. Altonji and Blank 1999) and the importance of controlling for a variety of confounding characteristics in obtaining estimates of earnings differentials between men and women.
The green economy (GE) is defined by UNEP (2011. 1) as ‘an engine for growth’ that will improve human well-being, foster social equity, reduce environmental risks, generate new jobs and eradicate poverty.
Prof V Nikora, Dr S Cameron, Prof V Pareek, Prof D Packey
10 December 2018
The hydrokinetic energy conversion devices, known as hydrokinetic turbines, have attracted significant attention in recent years as they provide multiple benefits compared to conventional ways of renewable energy extraction such as hydro-dams in rivers or tidal barrages in coastal areas.