Search for dissertations about: "relevance of research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 484 swedish dissertations containing the words relevance of research.

  1. 1. In the name of research : Essays on the ethical treatment of human research subjects

    Author : Sara Belfrage; Sven Ove Hansson; John Cantwell; Matti Häyry; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Research ethics; informed consent; traffic research; exploitation; coercive offer; compensation; gift-giving; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Traffic research shares a fundamental dilemma with other areas of empirical research in which humans are potentially put at risk. Research is justified because it can improve safety in the long run. Nevertheless, people can be harmed in the research situation. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Pursuit of Relevance : Studies on the Relationships between Accounting and Users

    Author : Johan Graaf; Matti Skoog; Roland Almqvist; John Holland; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accounting; Information; Relevance; Financial analysis; Social and Institutional Practice; Capital Markets; Sell-side; Analyst; Broker; Equity sales; Investment recommendations; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Relevance has become one of the key priorities for accounting policy, and implies that accounting should have an impact on the economic decision-making of accounting users. Despite the increased importance given to users, however, little is known concerning the properties of such relevance in practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. Valuation Relevance : The use of Information and Choice of Method in Equity Valuation

    Author : Per Flöstrand; Jan Erik Gröjer; Bino Catasús; Per Nikolaj Bukh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; valuation; non-financial; analysts; intellectual capital; disclosure; sell-side; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with exploring the equity market price discovery process, the translation and incorporation of new information into stock prices, by studying both what information is included in this process and which valuation methods are used to translate that information into a value.The overarching research question posed in this thesis is: How is equity valued? The overarching question is broad and has been divided into the following sub questions:What valuation methods do companies use when valuing takeover targets?What valuation methods do sell-side analysts use when valuing equity?What factors explain the variation in the use of valuation methods by sell-side analysts?To what extent do sell-side analysts utilize non-financial information in their reports?These questions are addressed in four separate essays. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental research collaboration : Cross-sector knowledge production in environmental science

    Author : Joacim Rosenlund; William Hogland; Mats Benner; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Triple helix; quintuple helix; Mode 3; cross-sector research collaboration; interactive research; boundaries; knowledge production; relevance of research; environmental science; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science; Sociology; Sociologi; Ledarskap; entreprenörskap och organisation; Ledarskap; entreprenörskap och organisation;

    Abstract : Increased interaction between science and society is recognised as one of the characteristics of contemporary science. Solving the complex environmental problems of our day also necessitate such interactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Raising the (roll)bar : exploring barriers and facilitators to research translation in US public health

    Author : Pamela J. Tinc; Kristina Lindvall; Lars Weinehall; Julie Sorensen; Paul Jenkins; Per Nilsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; implementation science; research to practice; scale-up; Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research; Proctor taxonomy of implementation outcomes; evidence-based practices; stakeholder engagement; rollover protective systems; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational safety; injury prevention; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background In public health, implementation science work is crucial to protecting the safety and health of populations. Despite this, such efforts have been extremely limited within the specific public health field of occupational safety and health. READ MORE