Search for dissertations about: "Quality regulation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the words Quality regulation.

  1. 1. An Institutional Analysis of Insurance Regulation - The Case of Sweden

    Author : P Göran T Hägg; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Misguided Trust; Prime Move Problem; Trust-sensitive Contracts; The Economics of Trust; The Special Interest Theory; The Public Interest Theory; Transaction Costs; Institutional Theory; Insurance Regulation; Institutions; Reputation; Quality.; Actuarial science; Försäkring ej försäkringsrätt S137 ;

    Abstract : The thesis is a broad attempt to analyse economic forces behind, and economic rationales for, institutions that constrain the organisation and operation of insurance companies. The basic task is threefold: (i) to develop institutional theory by providing an outline of a transaction cost explanation of the origin of, and the rationale for, institutions that constrain the organisation and the operation of insurance organisations; (ii) to apply our institutional theory and explain recorded institutional structures in order to make them intelligible with respect to the contractual context in which they have been nested; and (iii) to appraise the explanatory power of our institutional theory with respect to conventional economic theories on the economics of public regulation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rule-Making in the Transnational Space : The Development of European Accreditation of Management Education

    Author : Tina Hedmo; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Martin Marcussen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; EQUIS; Accreditation; Management Education; Self-regulation; Re-institutionalisation; Quality regulation; Quality Standards; NGO; Europeanisation; Transnational; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with the emergence in the area of management education of a European accreditation system known as the European Quality Improvement System, or EQUIS, and with the subsequent spread if this system. Answers are sought as to why and how the system was launched, and why it made such an impact in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Essays on Procurement and Regulation

    Author : Magnus Arnek; Lars Westin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Competitive tendering; entry; regulation; moral hazard; yardstick competition; Allais Paradox; payoff size; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper reports the results of an empirical analysis of the effect of competitive tendering on road operation and maintenance expenses in Sweden. Contrasts of procurement expenses between operation and maintenance contracts let in competitive tendering and similar sole-sourced contracts indicate that competitive tendering reduces procurement expenses by 22-27 percent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reliability in performance-based regulation

    Author : Torbjörn Solver; Lennart Söder; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Performance-Based Regulation; Distribution System; Power System Reliability; Monte Carlo Simulations; Quality of Supply; Electric power engineering; Elkraftteknik;

    Abstract : In reregulated and restructured electricity markets the production and retail of electricity is conducted on competitive markets, the transmission and distribution on the other hand can be considered as natural monopolies. The financial regulation of Distribution System Operators (DSOs) has in many countries, partly as a consequence of the restructuring in ownership, gone through a major switch in regulatory policy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contributions to Statistical Analysis of Gene Expression Data

    Author : Anders Sjögren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; DNA microarray; differential expression; gene regulation; variance stabilising transformation; permutation; reference gene; housekeeping gene; bootstrap; quality control QC ; quality assurance QA ; quality assessment; empirical Bayes; weighted moderated t-statistic; WAME; DNA microarray;

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