Search for dissertations about: "Risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 5121 swedish dissertations containing the word Risk.

  1. 1. Rights at Risk Ethical Issues in Risk Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Hélène Hermansson; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk; risk management; consistency; ethics; rights; cost-benefit; interpersonal weighing; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : he subject of this thesis is ethical aspects of decision-making concerning social risks. It is argued that a model for risk management must acknowledge several ethical aspects and, most crucial among these, the individual’s right not to be unfairly exposed to risks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk Talk On Communicating Benefits and Harms in Health Care

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Mikael Hoffmann; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; risk; communication; menopause; hormone replacement therapy; physician-patient relations; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Clinical pharmacology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Klinisk farmakologi;

    Abstract : One of the most critical elements in empowering the patient, and ensuring concordance, is communication of the possible benefits and harms of different actions in health care. Risk assessment is a complex task due both to the different interpretations of the concept of risk, and the common lack of hard facts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Credit Risk

    University dissertation from Institutionen för medicin och vård

    Author : Caren Guo Nielsen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asset pricing; equity returns; size effect; value effect; momentum effect; credit risk effect; credit default swap; banks; asset risk; credit risk; portfolio choice; risk-based capital regulation; bank bailouts; moral hazard; distress risk; capital injections; TARP; CPP; market discipline; financial crisis;

    Abstract : This dissertation covers the issues related to credit risk that stem from the recent financial crisis and that are concerned by investors, financial intermediaries, and governments. The results of the research have important implications for asset managers, such as using the information from the credit risk market to rebalance stock portfolios, and for policy makers in regulating or bailing out banks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Grasping complexity: analysing risk for sustainable development

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per Becker; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; design; sustainable development; Development; risk; risk analysis; sustainability science; disaster; value; hazard; vulnerability; system; capability; human-environment systems; systems approach; design science.;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hållbar utveckling ställer krav på nya riskanalysmetoder Hållbar utveckling bygger på vår förmåga att fatta beslut i dag som avgör vår morgondag. Det låter enkelt, men är en av mänsklighetens största utmaningar då mycket i vår värld hänger samman och framtiden är full av osäkerheter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information infrastructure risk perspectives, practices & technologies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lars Öbrand; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk; risk management; practice research; information infrastructure theory;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the nature and management of information infrastructure risks in organizations. Specifically, it examines how practitioners identify and manage threats towards their organizational aims, and suggests ways of achieving sustainable risk management, in settings characterized by the integration of information technology (IT) and organizational processes. READ MORE