Search for dissertations about: "attractiveness"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the word attractiveness.

  1. 1. Attractiveness in Urban Design : A study of the production of attractive places

    Author : Erik Hidman; Kristina L. Nilsson; Björn Ekelund; Anna-Johanna Klasander; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; attractiveness; urban design; urban critical studies; production of space; Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Abstract : This research project investigates the production of attractive places, through theory form and everyday life. The research study was originally sprung from practical questions regarding the extensive use of the term attractiveness in urban planning and design. READ MORE

  2. 2. Migration and Place Attractiveness

    Author : Thomas Niedomysl; Urban Fransson; Bo Malmberg; Bertil Vilhelmson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; Interregional Migration; Place Attractiveness; Sweden; Tourism; Marketing; Promotion; Life-course; Age; Survey Research; Residential Preferences; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis includes six self-contained papers that from various perspectives examine place attractiveness and migration in Sweden. Paper I provides an extensive overview of Swedish municipalities’ place marketing engagement to attract in-migrants, based on survey responses from 220 municipalities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Justice needs a blindfold : Effects of defendants’ gender and attractiveness on judicial evaluation

    Author : Angela S. Ahola; Sven Å. Christianson; Leslie Zebrowitz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; stereotype; gender; appearance; attractiveness; emotionality; violence; vividness; eye witness; memory; Cognitive science; Kognitionsforskning; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Gender and appearance affect our judgments regarding an individual’s personality, profession, and morality, and create a reference frame within which to act toward that person. The main question of the present thesis is whether these kinds of stereotypical conceptions have implications for the judicial process: how professionals within the judicial process evaluate and judge a defendant, and how and what eyewitnesses remember. READ MORE

  4. 4. A psychological process approach to decision making: Post-decision restructuring of value conflicts

    Author : Ilkka Salo; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; value conflict; attractiveness; Decision; post-decision processes; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Recent research has shown that when decision makers in retrospect are asked to reproduce attractiveness evaluations (of aspects) of important characteristics (attributes) of a chosen and a non-chosen choice alternative, they exaggerate the attractiveness difference between the alternatives. This post-decision attractiveness differentiation (consolidation) works in favor of the chosen alternative. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on economic behavior, gender and strategic learning

    Author : Patrik Gränsmark; Eskil Wadensjö; Michael Rosholm; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time preference; time inconsistency; impatience; gender; mixed-sex competition; aggressiveness; attractiveness; risk taking; chess; strategic learning; beliefs.; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four papers. Strategic behavior across gender: A comparison of female and male expert chess players analyzes gender differences in risk behavior in chess. We use a panel data set with 1.4 million games. READ MORE