Search for dissertations about: "instrumental variables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words instrumental variables.

  1. 1. Factor analysis by instrumental variables methods

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gösta Hägglund; Uppsala universitet.; [1986]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  2. 2. Analysis of Some Methods for Identifying Dynamic Errors-in-variables Systems

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mei Hong; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; system identification; errors-in-variables; least squares; instrumental variable; maximum likelihood; bias compensated least squares; bias eliminating least squares; Frisch scheme; higher-order statistics; accuracy analysis; periodic data; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Signal processing; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Signalbehandling;

    Abstract : A system where errors or noises are present on both the inputs and the outputs is called an errors-in-variables (EIV) system. EIV systems appear in industrial and agricultural processes, medical sciences, economical systems, biotechnology, as well as in many other areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Confluence analysis by means of instrumental sets of variables

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell

    Author : Olav Reiersöl; Stockholms högskola.; [1945]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. Methods for improving covariate balance in observational studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Philip Fowler; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; causal effect; coarsening; discretisation; proxy variables; register study; swedish social insurance agency; unobserved variables;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the field of causal inference, where the main interest is to estimate the effect of a treatment on some outcome. At its core, causal inference is an exercise in controlling for imbalance (differences) in covariate distributions between the treated and the controls, as such imbalances otherwise can bias estimates of causal effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Conflict, Institutions, and Ethnic Diversity

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Pelle Ahlerup; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; earthquakes; economic development; economic growth; ethnicity; ethnic diversity; government effectiveness; human origins; instrumental variables; investment; institutions; nationalism; nation-building; natural disasters; property rights; protectionism; social capital;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of five self-contained papers. Paper 1: Social Capital vs Institutions in the Growth Process Is social capital a substitute or a complement to formal institutions for achieving economic growth? Research on the impacts of social capital and formal institutions on economic development have so far mainly emerged as two distinct …elds. READ MORE