Search for dissertations about: "Country risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 286 swedish dissertations containing the words Country risk.

  1. 1. Essays on Corporate Exposure to Macroeconomic Risk

    Author : Niclas Andrén; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inflation; interest rates; macroeconomic exposure; exchange rates; risk exposure; risk;

    Abstract : Uncertainties in the macro economy are important sources of risk in today’s business world. Unexpected changes in exchange rates, interest rates, and inflation rates can lead to changes in corporate wealth and competitiveness and, in the extension, corporate market values – to what extent is the topic of this thesis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Noise and music : a matter of risk perception

    Author : Stephen E. Widén; Högskolan Väst; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Adolescents; Tinnitus; Noise sensitivity; Socio-economic status; Attitudes; Use of hearing protection; Risk behaviour; Risk-consideration; Self-image; Norms and Ideals; Psychology; Psykologi; Psychology; Psykologi; Adolescents; Use of;

    Abstract : The prevalence of tinnitus and hearing impairments among adolescents seems to increase as a consequence of exposure to loud noise. Several studies have highlighted the negative auditory effects of exposure to loud music at concerts and discotheques, environments in which young people today spend considerable periods of time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating in the Midst of Uncertainties : Challenges in Disaster Risk Governance in Mozambique

    Author : Jenni Koivisto; Lars Nyberg; Mikael Granberg; Daniel Nohrstedt; Per Becker; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; disaster risk governance; Mozambique; disaster risk reduction; Risk and Environmental Studies; Risk- och Miljöstudier;

    Abstract : Disasters cause heavy losses for societies and may quickly erode any development efforts. Consequently, disaster risk reduction (DRR) is an integral part of development work that should be addressed at multiple levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chronic disease risk factors in a transitional country : the case of rural Indonesia

    Author : Nawi Ng; Lars Weinehall; Hans Stenlund; Stig Wall; Ann Öhman; Mohammad Hakimi; Cairns Smith; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic disease; risk factor; demographic surveillance system; smoking; elevated blood pressure; overweight and obesity; population-based intervention; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The epidemic of chronic diseases is largely neglected. Although a threatening burden of chronic diseases is emerging, developing public health efforts for their prevention and control is not yet a priority for trans-national and national health policy makers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental ill-health in childbearing women : Markers and risk factors

    Author : Anne-Marie Wangel; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : markers; mental ill-health; pregnancy; psychiatric inpatient care; risk factors;

    Abstract : The awareness of mental health problems in women of reproductive age has increased worldwide in the recent decades. Much research has focused on symptoms of depression in women and the risk of postpartum depression, as a factor of attachment problems and adverse health effects on the newborn and growing child. READ MORE