Search for dissertations about: "audit reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words audit reform.

  1. 1. How does accounting and auditing regulations affect firm growth and cost of capital?

    Author : Asif M Huq; Kenneth Carling; Fredrik Hartwig; Jörgen Elbe; Torbjörn Tagesson; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; New institutional economics; firm growth; small business economics; regulatory reform; audit reform; mandatory audit; audit complexity; SMEs; private limited firms; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis provides an understanding of how new audit regulation affect firm growth and how audits affect the cost of capital. To investigate the effect of audit reforms on employment growth, we exploited a Swedish reform made in November 2010 that gave certain firms the option to opt out of previously imposed statutory audits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Narratives of governing : rationalization, responsibility and resistance in social work

    Author : Marcus Lauri; Chris Hudson; Linda Berg; Diana Mulinari; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Welfare; Welfare state; neoliberalism; neoliberal; neo-liberal; neo-liberalism; new public management; NPM; new managerialism; managerialism; public management reform; social work; social services; profession; professional; EBP; evidence-based practice; evidence; knowledge production; paperwork; administration; performance; audit; discipline; sovereign power; self-governing; power; power knowledge; motivational interviewing; MI; individualism; individual responsibility; political; the political; de-politicized; de-politicization; governing; governmentality; governance; gender; feminism; feminist theory; Foucault; Marx; capitalism; standardization; flexibility; budget governing; care; care-work; ethos of care; solidarity; empathy; loyalty; division of labor; proceduralization; instrumentalization; mechanization; manual based; digital; template; templates; de-professionalization; proletarization; proletarianization; Taylorization; transition; transformation; rationalization; rationality; rational; emotions; emotional; affect; alienation; detachment; distance; resistance; counter conduct; Sweden; Swedish model; rhizome; rhizomatic; nomadic; narrative; narratives; discourse; critique; interviews; Välfärd; välfärdsstat; välfärfärdsstaten; nyliberal; nyliberalism; new public management; socialt arbete; socialtjänsten; socialarbetare; svenska modellen; styrning; styrningsmentalitet; kön; genus; EBP; evidensbaserad praktik; evidens; kunskapsproduktion; makt kunskap; administration; pappersarbete; granskning; kontroll; disciplin; självstyrning; motiverande samtal; individualism; individualisering; ansvar; individuellt ansvar; flexibilitet; politik; det politiska; avpolitisering; avprofessionalisering; profession; professioner; professionell; förfrämligande; Sverige; Foucault; Marx; feminism; feministisk teori; kapitalism proletarisering; taylorisering; standardisering; manualbaserad; rationalisering; rationell; emotioner; känslor; avstånd; likgiltighet; narrativ; diskurs; kritik; intervju; intervjuer; kapitalism; den svenska modellen; förändring; transformering; motstånd; mot-makt;

    Abstract : For many years, Sweden has had a reputation for having a comprehensive and women friendly welfare state. However, as in many other European countries during the past few decades, the organization and governing of welfare has undergone profound changes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Disclosures Regulations : Social Solution or a Problem?

    Author : Asif M Huq; Kenneth Carling; Fredrik Hartwig; Arend Hintze; Moti Zwilling; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; audit choice; audit regulations; corporate governance; corporate sustainability; EU-wide accounting reforms; firm growth; greenhouse gas emissions; machine learning; microdata analysis; natural learning processing; new institutional economics; nonfinancial reporting; survey; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : Regulations are argued to have the answer to solving various social and economic problems that society faces today (e.g., climate change, tax evasion, etc.). READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    Author : Anna Norén; Erik Grönqvist; Matz Dahlberg; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sick-listing - attitudes and doctors' practice : With special emphasis on sick-listing practice in primary health care

    Author : Lars Englund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Sick-listing; sick leave; consultation; medical audit; gender; physician s speciality; physician s sex; administration; natural experiment; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to describe attitudes and doctors' practice regarding the sick-listing process. Using a questionnaire distributed among newly sick-listed patients, their doctors,employers and officials at the National Health Insurance office it was found that the patients held a more positive view on the beneficial effects of sick-listing. READ MORE