Search for dissertations about: "entry thresholds"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words entry thresholds.

  1. 1. Moving thresholds : body narratives within the vicinity of gym and fitness culture

    Author : Greta Bladh; Jesper Andreasson; Linda Sandberg; Åsa Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender; gym and fitness; thresholds; body narrative; vulnerable inclusiveness; genusvetenskap; gender studies; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates thresholds that impede bodies from moving to, and within, gym and fitness sites. Thresholds are here understood as gendered social constructs and norms, which direct bodies in certain ways, and thus circumscribing potential movements and capabilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Performance and Growth in Swedish Banking

    Author : Pål Sjöberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish banking; degree of competition; Lerner indexes; entry barriers; contestability; commercial banks; savings banks; branch banks; unit banks; GMM estimation; dynamic panel data model; firm growth; Gibrat’s law of proportionate effect; technological change; local banking markets; entry thresholds; ordered probit model; Poisson model.;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with performance and growth in the Swedish banking sector, in an era following important changes such as the globalisation of financial markets, the harmonisation of legislation (e.g. the EU banking directives) and the implementation of new technology, such as Internet banking and other electronic delivery channels. READ MORE

  3. 3. Timing options and taxation : essays on the economics of firm creation and tax evasion

    Author : Tomas Forsfält; Stockholms universitet; []

    Abstract : Taxation of Small Firms under Uncertainty: A Real Option View of Firm CreationThis paper addresses the impact of the tax system on the incentives to become self-employed. The new approach here is that the creation of a firm is assumed to be an opportunity but not an obligation, that is, a real option. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behavioural Atmospheres and Vagueness in the Sharing of Urban Public Places

    Author : Johan Wirdelöv; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis is an exploration of urban public places and social interactions understood as a sharing of place. Against the background of urbanization, migration, urban densification and new technologies, it can be assumed that our everyday ways of sharing place with one another are becoming more diversified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Short- and long-term neuronal plasticity in hippocampal CA1 region of rat

    Author : Fen-Sheng Huang; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : glutamate; hippocampus; plasticity; synapse; LTP; LTD; AMPA; NMDA;

    Abstract : The brain is highly plastic, displaying both short- and long-term changes, resulting from developmental processes as well as learning and memory. Moreover, short-term plasticity such as paired pulse facilitation and depression (PPF, PPD) have long been used to monitor the presynaptic versus postsynaptic changes occurring during more lasting processes such as long-term potentiation and depression (LTP, LTD). READ MORE