Search for dissertations about: "certainty approach"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words certainty approach.

  1. 1. What is a life worth? : methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Mikael Svensson; Karlstads universitet.; Karlstads universitet.; Örebro universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Value of a statistical life; scale bias; cognitive ability; hypothetical bias; cost-benefit analysis; calibration; certainty approach; attitude theory; seat belt use; bicycle helmet use; altruism; mortality rates; acute myocardial infarction; unemployment.;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses methodological issues in estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL). Two main approaches have been used to estimate the VSL, the indirect and direct methods; the indirect method is based on revealed preferences, such as the wage premium demanded for a risky job. READ MORE

  2. 2. On conceptual design reliability : an approach for identification of potential failures

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Micael Derelöv; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Conceptual Design; Potential Failure; Evaluation; Reliability; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis is the result of research in the area of Evaluation and Decision-Making in the Design Process. It examines how to support and facilitate the evaluation activities in the design process in order to create a more solid foundation on which to base design decisions. READ MORE

  3. 3. A ‘More Economic Approach’ to WTO Law’s Relevant Market Definition, Trade Harm, and Quantification of Trade Effects and Countermeasures : A Normative Law and Economics Comparison with EU Competition Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Marios C. Iacovides; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EU competition law; WTO law; public international law; antitrust; merger appraisal; dispute settlement; world trade; law and economics; comparative law; effects-based approach; theories of harm; definition of the relevant market; damages; fines; quantification; discrimination; less favourable treatment; national treatment; MFN treatment; GATT; GATS; TBT Agreement; SPS Agreement; SCM Agreement; Anti-Dumping Agreement; subsidies; anti-dumping; countervailing duties; Europarätt; European Integration Law; Public International Law; Folkrätt; Civil Law; Civilrätt;

    Abstract : Having recently registered the 500th dispute at its docket, the WTO dispute settlement system is as prolific and relevant as ever. By almost any measure, it is a great success; it has contributed to bolstering the WTO’s legitimacy, increased the judicialisation of WTO Members’ trade relations, and promoted the scientification of public international law. READ MORE

  4. 4. New Insights into the Evolution of Bryozoa- An Integrative Approach

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Judith Fuchs; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ectoprocta; moss animal; systematics; phylogeny; barcode; COI; gene expression;

    Abstract : Bryozoa is a group of aquatic, sessile invertebrates with circumglobal distribution and includes about 6000 recent species. Bryozoans have an indirect life cycle with a larval stage that settles and metamorphoses into the adult. READ MORE

  5. 5. State-based Channel Access for a Network of Control Systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Chithrupa Ramesh; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; networked control; multiple access; event-based; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : Wireless networked control systems use shared wireless links to communicate between sensors and controllers, and require a channel access policy to arbitrate access to the links. Existing multiple access protocols perform this role in an agnostic manner, by remaining insular to the applications that run over the network. READ MORE