Search for dissertations about: "absenteeism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 swedish dissertations containing the word absenteeism.

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

    Author : Miguel Quiroga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. On Health-Related Quality of Life and Diagnostic Improvements in Rhinosinusitis

    Author : Pernilla Sahlstrand Johnson; allergi och livskvalitet Laryngoesofagologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; rhinosinusitis; nasal polyps; health-related quality of life; absenteeism; Doppler ultrasound; acoustic streaming; attenuation;

    Abstract : Rhinosinusitis is defined as an inflammatory process involving the mucosa of the nose and one or more of the paranasal sinuses. The aims of the work presented in this thesis were to investigate the degree to which rhinosinusitis affects the health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and to determine whether the diagnosis of this condition can be improved using Doppler ultrasound. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discrimination, Sickness Absence, and Labor Market Policy

    Author : Jonas Lagerström; Per-Anders Edin; Peter Fredriksson; Alan B. Krueger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Economics; Discrimination; Unobserved heterogeneity; Absenteeism; Social experiment; Active labor market policy; Program evaluation; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays:Essay 1 (with Stefan Eriksson) investigates empirically whether being unemployed per se reduces the probability of getting contacted by a firm. Individuals registered at the Swedish employment offices post their qualifications in a database available to employers over the Internet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing - diagnostics and treatment

    Author : Gunnhildur Gudnadottir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sleep-disordered breathing; Children; Tonsillectomy; Tonsillotomy; Absenteeism; Intranasal steroid treatment; Respiratory polygraphy; RIP flow;

    Abstract : Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children causes multiple health problems and diminished quality of life. It is usually caused by tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy and is traditionally treated with adenotonsillar surgery. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevalence, physical activity and work in patients with spondyloarthritis

    Author : Emma Haglund; Reumatologi och molekylär skelettbiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Spondyloarthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; psoriatic arthritis; undifferentiated spondyloarthritis; prevalence; physical activity; work productivity; presenteeism; absenteeism; patient-reported outcomes;

    Abstract : Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a group of interrelated inflammatory rheumatic diseases with the sub-diagnoses ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), arthritis-associated inflammatory bowel disease (Aa-IBD), undifferentiated SpA (USpA), where stiffness and pain are key symptoms. Insidious onset back pain, morning stiffness, waking up at night, and improvement from exercise are common characteristics. READ MORE