Search for dissertations about: "heterogeneous causal effect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words heterogeneous causal effect.

  1. 1. On the Causal Mechanisms of Stuttering

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Lund University

    Author : Per A Alm; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; stuttering; neurofysiologi; neuropsykologi; neurophysiology; Neurologi; dystonia; neuropsychology; Neurology; basal ganglia;

    Abstract : Stuttering is one of the most common speech disorders. However, the etiology is poorly understood, and is likely to be heterogeneous. The aim of this thesis was to clarify causal mechanisms, focusing the brain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who benefits when IKEA enters local markets in Sweden? An empirical assessment using difference-in-difference analysis, synthetic control methods, and Twitter sentiment analysis

    University dissertation from Borlänge : Dalarna University

    Author : Yujiao Li; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; big-box entry effect; spatial spill-over effect; heterogeneous causal effect; difference-in-difference; synthetic control method; sentiment analysis.; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Abstract : Policy makers often spend considerable amounts of money to attract IKEA to their region despite not having any empirical measurements on its expected contribution to the local economy. As such, an empirical study of the economic and social impact of new IKEA stores can aid political decision making, and contribute to the literature regarding how big-box retail entry affects the regions where they enter. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychosocial work conditions and musculoskeletal complaint : The role of affective stress response as a mediator of the effect of psychosocial risk factors on musculoskeletal complaints

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Cecilia Wadman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The hypothesis tested in these two studies was that unfavourable psychosocial work conditions are expected to increase the risk of musculoskeletal complaints (MSC), and that this effect is at least partly mediated by affective stress responses. The testing followed Baron and Kenny s (1986) causal step approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Politics, Law, and Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Linna Martén; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political attitudes; Decision making; Court; Immigration; Legal system; Redistribution; Social insurance; Unemployment; Cognitive and Non-cognitive skills; Displaced workers; Plant closure; Defense draw down;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Several countries practice a system where laymen, who lack legal education, participate in the judicial decision making. Yet, little is known about their potential influence on the court rulings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empirical Essays in Political and Public Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Heléne Lundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political careers; Ethnic heterogeneity; Income redistribution; Fiscal federalism; Intergovernmental grants; Public employment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Despite the key role played by political payoffs in theory, very little is known empirically about the types of payoffs that motivate politicians. The purpose of this paper is to bring light onto this. I estimate causal effects of being elected in a local election on monetary returns. READ MORE