Search for dissertations about: "Comparison"

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  1. 1. Institutional fragmentation and social service variations : A Scandinavian comparison

    Author : Dietmar Rauch; Stefan Svallfors; Jonas Edlund; Olli Kangas; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The Scandinavian welfare states – Denmark, Norway, and Sweden – are usually assumed to constitute a coherent and unique social service model, characterized among other things by a high level of universalism. This thesis questions the existence of such a model. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transaction cost and transparency on the owner-occupied housing market : An international comparison

    Author : Sylwia Lindqvist; Hans Lind; Jaap Zevenbergen; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; transaction process; transaction cost; real estate transaction; property transaction; residential transaction; cross-border transaction; transparency;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four essays with specific objectives. The overall objective is, however, to seek a further understanding of the issue of cross-border residential transaction markets. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Studies of Software Black Box Testing Techniques : Evaluation and Comparison

    Author : Richard Torkar; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Software is today used in more and different ways than ever before. From refrigerators and cars to space shuttles and smart cards. As such, most software, usually need to adhere to a specification. Normally, a software engineer goes through a certain process to establish that the software follows a given specification. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Assessment of Capacity for Myoelectric Control : Psychometric evidence and comparison with upper limb prosthetic outcome measures

    Author : Helen Lindner; Liselotte Hermansson; Ann-Christin Eliasson; Ann Langius Eklöf; Helena Burger; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; capacity; comparison; icf; myoelectric control; psychometric evidence; upper limb prosthesis;

    Abstract : Evaluation of outcomes using validated prosthetic outcome measures (OMs) is a current priority in upper limb (UL) prosthetics, and OMs with psychometric evidence toward UL prosthesis users are thus necessary. The “Assessment of Capacity for Myoelectric Control” (ACMC) is a tool that assesses the ability to control a myoelectric prosthetic hand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Social Comparison

    Author : Fredrik W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Marginal degree of positionality; relative consumption; marginal propensity to consume; self-reported current happiness; self-reported expected future happiness; relative academic performance; comparison wage; permanent income consumers; current income consumers; rule of thumb consumers; aggregation bias; sick listing; social norms;

    Abstract : Paper 1: By using hypothetical choice experiments, this paper presents evidence that individuals’ concern for relative consumption depends on their relative consumption. Individuals with consumption levels above society’s average consumption level tend to have, in general, lower concern for relative consumption. READ MORE