Search for dissertations about: "agency theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the words agency theory.

  1. 1. Insurance and cartels through wars and depressions Swedish Marine insurance and reinsurance between the World Wars

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Magnus Lindmark; Lars-Fredrik Andersson; Robin Pearson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interwar period; world war I; first world war; second world war; world war II; deflation crisis; great depression; insurance history; marine insurance; Swedish insurance; international insurance; cartel theory; reinsurance theory; risk diversification theory; agency theory; exchange-rate fluctuations; currency risks; monetary risks; British competition; English competition; Lloyd s; cartelisation; cartel; international cartel; tariffs; stock insurance company; mutual insurance company; stock insurers; mutual insurers; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; Sjöassuradörernas förening; prohibition of competition; price agreements; market division agreements; cheating; international competition; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; reinsurance; reinsurance retention ratio; loss ratio; combined ratio; reinsurance crisis; information asymmetry; information asymmetries; risk diversification; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; Versicherungsgeschichte; Transportversicherung; Zwischenkriegszeit; Versicherungskrise; Versicherungskartell; Rückversicherung; Mellankrigstiden; första världskriget; andra världskriget; deflationskrisen; stora depressionen; försäkringshistoria; marinförsäkring; sjöförsäkring; svensk försäkring; internationell försäkring; kartellteori; återförsäkringsteori; riskdiversifiering; incitamentsteori; växelkursfluktuationer; valutarisk; brittisk konkurrens; engelsk konkurrens; Lloyd s; monetär risk; kartellisering; tariffer; försäkringsaktiebolag; ömsesidiga försäkringsbolag; Sjöassuradörernas förening; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; prisöverenskommelser; marknadsuppdelningsavtal; konkurrensförbud; konkurrensavtal; avtalsbrott; internationell konkurrens; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; återförsäkring; återförsäkringskris; återförsäkringsgrad; informationsassymetrier; riskdiversifiering; förlustkvot; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to enhance our understanding of Swedish marine insurers' choices of business strategies under the potentially difficult business circumstances of the interwar period 1918-1939. Little previous research exists on marine insurance during the interwar period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nature, culture, rights exploring space for indigenous agency in protected area discourses

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elsa Reimerson; Camilla Sandström; Ulf Mörkenstam; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Protected areas; conservation; biological diversity; heritage; Indigenous peoples; Indigenous rights; Sami; discourse; postcolonial theory; participation; agency; Skyddade områden; naturvård; biologisk mångfald; världsarv; urfolk; urfolksrättigheter; samer; diskurs; postkolonial teori; deltagande; handlingsutrymme; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : There is considerable geographical overlap between areas set aside for nature conservation or protection and Indigenous peoples’ lands, and the social, economic, and political consequences of protected areas have often been extensive for Indigenous peoples. Discourses of conservation converge with discourses of Indigenous peoples, and both carry a legacy of colonial constructs and relationships. READ MORE

  3. 3. Leibniz on Agency and Force

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Peter Myrdal; Lilli Alanen; Pauliina Remes; John Carriero; Michael Della Rocca; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm; 1646-1716; Early Modern Philosophy; Agency; Force; Final causes; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a study of Leibniz’s theory of agency – his theory of the nature of causal powers and agents. Leibniz develops his view against the background of an Aristotelian conception of agency. The latter was rejected by many early modern philosophers in the wake of the mechanist conception of the natural world. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Predicament of the Learner in the New Media Age: an investigation into the implications of media change for learning

    University dissertation from Oxford : Oxford University

    Author : Russell Francis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; New Media; Higher Education; Learning; New Meida Literacy; Sociocultural Theory; Activity Theory; Agency; Participatory Culture; Internet in Everyday Life; Networked University;

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  5. 5. Dialectics of Negotiagency Micro Mechanisms in Children’s Negotiation in Play Activity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Mimmi Waermö; Inger Eriksson; Ylva Ståhle; Viveca Lindberg; Bert van Oers; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; agency; breaktime; children; collectividual; cultural historical activity theory; demands; development; double stimulation; enculturation; motives; negotiagency; negotiation; play; transformation; didaktik; Didactics;

    Abstract : This study is about the children in a fourth and fifth grade Swedish primary school class and their play during breaktimes. The study takes the theoretical point of departure in seeing children’s breaktime play as a cultural historical activity. READ MORE