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    • Strategies to reduce product waste in the consumer packaged goods industry 

      Akkas, Arzum, 1978- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      The cost of waste for products such as soft drinks, shelf stable dry food, and dairy in the consumer packaged goods industry is massive, about $15 billion annually in the U.S.A. This thesis focuses on waste associated with ...
    • Supply chain financing in Developing countries 

      Breitbach, Timothy W (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      There is no definitive blueprint for ending poverty and increasing prosperity across the globe, but the World Bank argues that inclusive economic growth is critical to achieving global development goals. This thesis focuses ...
    • Transport demand in China : estimation, projection, and policy assessment 

      Kishimoto, Paul Natsuo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      China's rapid economic growth in the twenty-first century has driven, and been driven by, concomitant motorization and growth of passenger and freight mobility, leading to greater energy demand and environmental impacts. ...
    • Using inclusive wealth as a measure of sustainability for infrastructure planning and evaluation 

      Collins, Ross D. (Ross Daniel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Inclusive wealth (IW) measures the productive base of an economy, which is a linear index of its capital asset stocks. Changes to IW per capita over time track changes to intergenerational human well-being, thus non-declining ...