Search for dissertations about: "Ali M. Ahmed"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Ali M. Ahmed.

  1. 1. Essays on the Behavioral Economics of Discrimination

    Author : Ali M. Ahmed; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  2. 2. Financial literacy, motivated reasoning, and gender : essays in behavioral economics

    Author : Thérèse Lind; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Morten Lau; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial Literacy; Financial Behavior; Financial Well-being; Motivated Reasoning; Gender Differences; Behavioral Economics; Experiments;

    Abstract : I wrote this thesis to create a better understanding of how individual characteristics influence our feelings, our behavior and our way of interpreting information. My focus is on financial behavior and financial information, however I also consider a political context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organizing Language Interpreting Services in Elderly and Emergency Healthcare

    Author : Christina Lundin; Katarina Hjelm; Emina Hadziabdic; Ali M. Ahmed; Maria Jirwe; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Communication; Emergency healthcare; Elderly healthcare; Interpreting practices; Organizing; Qualitative methods; Transcultural nursing.;

    Abstract : With an increasing migrant population there is a growing need to organize interpreting practices in healthcare in order to deliver equitable high-quality care.This thesis focuses on healthcare institutions’ organization of interpreting services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Short- and Long-Term Influences of Education, Health Indicators, and Crime on Labor Market Outcomes : Five Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    Author : Elisabeth Lång; Ali M. Ahmed; Judy Rich; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; health indicators; crime; labor market outcomes; family background; twins; field experiments;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve the understanding of how several individual characteristics, namely education (years of schooling), health indicators (height, weight, smoking, alcohol consumption, and exercise), criminal behavior, and crime victimization, influence labor market outcomes in the short and long run. The first part of the thesis consists of three studies in which I adopt a within-twin-pair difference approach to analyze how education, health indicators, and earnings are associated with each other over the life cycle. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-Control, Financial Well-Being, and Motivated Reasoning : Essays in Behavioral Finance

    Author : Camilla Strömbäck; Ali M. Ahmed; Gustav Tinghög; Daniel Västfjäll; Marcus Selart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dual-process theory; Self-control; Financial behavior; Financial well-being; Affective forecasting; Motivated reasoning;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to improve our understanding of how individual differences in intuitive and analytic decision making are associated with people’s behavior as well as their well-being. The first three essays investigate, in turn, how self-control—a typical System 2 driven ability—correlates with financial behavior, financial well-being, and affective forecasting ability. READ MORE