Search for dissertations about: "default contribution"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words default contribution.

  1. 1. Prosocial Behavior, Social Interaction and Development: Experimental Evidence from Vietnam

    Author : Nam Pham Khanh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Voluntary contribution; local public goods; social influence; default contribution; conditional cooperation; disclosure; social preferences; preferences for relative position; preference stability; moral licensing; moral cleansing; adaptation to climate change; social capital; field experiment; natural experiment; lab experiment; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Paper 1. Funding a New Bridge in Rural Vietnam: A Field Experiment on Conditional Cooperation and Default Contributions The ability to provide public goods is essential for economic and social development, yet there is very limited empirical evidence regarding contributions to a real local public good in developing countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improved pharmacometric model building techniques

    Author : Radojka Savic; Mats Karlsson; Siv Jönsson; Matt Hutmacher; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Model building; Absorption model; Transit compartment model; Nonparametric method; Extended grid method; Semiparametric; Distribution transformation; Shrinkage; Model diagnostics;

    Abstract : Pharmacometric modelling is an increasingly used method for analysing the outcome from clinical trials in drug development. The model building process is complex and involves testing, evaluating and diagnosing a range of plausible models aiming to make an adequate inference from the observed data and predictions for future studies and therapy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Four Essays on the Measurement of Productive Efficiency

    Author : Dag Fjeld Edvardsen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This collection of essays contains two kinds of contributions. All four essays include applications of the existing DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) toolbox on real world datasets. But the main contribution is that they also offer new and useful tools for practitioners doing efficiency and productivity analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Banking and Portfolio Choice

    Author : Bo Larsson; Hans Wijkander; Jean-Charles Rochet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Optimal reserves; Time-diversification; Home bias;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in the fields of banking and portfolio choice.Banking and Optimal Reserves in an Equilibrium Model:I address the question of reserves in banking, particularly the fact that reserves are substantially larger than the stipulated reserve requirements by Bank of International Settlements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Similarity-based processes in human multiple-cue judgment : evidence from brain imaging and cognitive modelling

    Author : Sara Stillesjö; Linnea Karlsson Wirebring; Lars Nyberg; Håkan Nilsson; Alan Sanfey; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; multiple-cue judgment; similarity-based; rule-based; exemplar-based model; fMRI; cognitive modelling;

    Abstract : Background: We often make judgments that require the consideration of several sources of information. For example, a teacher that grades a student´s exam question often integrates multiple sources of information (cues: details provided in the answer) into a single criterion dimension (the grade). READ MORE