Search for dissertations about: "thesis on absenteeism of students"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on absenteeism of students.

  1. 1. Microeconomic Policy for Development: Essays on Trade and Environment, Poverty and Education

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics; absenteeism; aggregation bias; comparative advantage; decomposition analysis; education; environmental endowment; environmental regulation; factor content; geography; hyperbolic discounting; living standards; mandatory attendance; non-homothetic preferences; pollution haven; Porter hypothesis; poverty; present-biased preferences; teaching; time-inconsistent preferences; trade;

    Abstract : Abstracts This thesis contains three papers analyzing different issues. Paper 1: “Do Countries with Lax Environmental Regulations Have a Comparative Advantage in Polluting Industries?” We study whether lax environmental regulations induce comparative advantages, causing the least-regulated countries to specialize in polluting industries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems : Applications in Health and Education Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Economics

    Author : Daniel Avdic; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Economics; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Nationalekonomi; causal effect; public policy; health behavior; gender norms; learning-by-doing; health care access; time-to-graduation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Women have more absenteeism while simultaneously live longer than men. This pattern suggests that men and women's preferences for sickness absence might differ due to e.g. READ MORE