Search for dissertations about: "eligibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the word eligibility.

  1. 1. Pension Eligibility and Retirement Behavior : Did the 1979 Swedish pension reform affect immigrant retirement behavior?

    Author : Mikael Ohlson; Mårten Palme; Olof Åslund; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Retirement; Disability; Immigrants; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : We examine the effects of changed eligibility rules to disability pension by the 1979 Swedish pension reform on immigrant retirement behavior. The reform made disability pension in the form of basic pension available to a wider group of immigrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Philosophical Issues in Medical Intervention Research

    Author : Jesper Jerkert; Sven Ove Hansson; Tor Sandqvist; John Cantwell; Nils-Eric Sahlin; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; scientific method; study design; methodology; alternative medicine; medical research; individualized treatments; eligibility; confounders; evidence; evidence-based medicine; mechanistic reasoning; hierarchy of evidence; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of an introduction and two papers. In the introduction a brief historical survey of empirical investigations into the effectiveness of medicinal interventions is given. Also, the main ideas of the EBM (evidence-based medicine) movement are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modeling Biochemical Network Involved in Striatal Dopamine Signaling

    Author : Anu G. Nair; Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski; Omar Gutierrez Arenas; Upinder Singh Bhalla; Jakob Kisbye Dreyer; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dopamine signaling; Striatum; Reward learning; Acetylcholine; Mass-action modeling; FRET biosensor; Adenosine; Eligibility trace; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I studied the molecular integration of reward-learning related neuromodulatory inputs by striatal medium-sized projection neurons (MSNs) using mass-action kinetic modeling.It is known that, in reward learning, an unexpected reward results in transient elevation in dopamine (peak) whereas omission of an expected reward leads to transient dopamine decrease (dip). READ MORE

  4. 4. Biomarkers for eligibility and surrogate endpoints in heart failure trials

    Author : Gianluigi Savarese; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []

    Abstract : Background: In heart failure (HF) with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), randomized controlled trials have provided effective treatments, but prognosis still remains poor. HF with mid-range EF (HFmrEF) has no evidencebased therapy and represents a newly characterized and relevant population for future trials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Educational Choices and Integration

    Author : Elisabet Olme; David Seim; Jonas Vlachos; Robert McMillan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; School Choice; School Segregation; Information; Refugees; Human Capital; Immigration; Language Training; Performance Bonuses; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Are Parents Uninformed? The Impact of School Performance Information on School Choices and School Assignments. We study the impact of providing information about schools' performances on households' choice of school. READ MORE