Search for dissertations about: "reverse causality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words reverse causality.

  1. 1. The influence of social relationships and leisure activity on adult cognitive functioning and risk of dementia Longitudinal population-based studies

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Daniel Eriksson Sörman; Michael Rönnlund; Anna Sundström; Lars-Göran Nilsson; Martin Lövdén; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cognitive functioning; cognition; memory; dementia; Alzheimer’s disease; cognitive reserve; reverse causality; old age; middle age; leisure activity; social relationships; social network; longitudinal; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Today, as we live longer, dementia diseases are becoming more prevalent around the world. Thus, further knowledge of how to maintain levels of cognitive functioning in old age and how to identify factors that postpone the onset of dementia are of acute interest. Lifestyle patterns and social life are important aspects to consider in this regard. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does foreign ownership matter? : Multinational firms, productivity and spillovers

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Patrik Karpaty; Lars Lundberg; Erik Mellander; Holger Görg; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; FDI; Multinational firms; productivity; export; spillovers; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays dealing with the role of foreign owned firms for the development of productivity and exports in Swedish manufacturing. The essays share a common theme, i.e. that multinational firms (MNF) possess some intangible assets that could be transferred to their affiliates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays in finance, trade and politics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Helena Svaleryd; Robin Burgess; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial systems; Financial markets; Trade policy; Local government; gender; Sweden; Finansiella marknader; Handelsteori; Handelspolitik; Kommunal ekonomi; genusaspekter; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in economics:Financial markets, industrial specialization and comparative advantage. Evidence from OECD countries. Due to underlying technological and organizational differences, industries differ in their need for external finance. READ MORE

  4. 4. The spatial manifestation of inequality: Residential segregation in Sweden and its causes

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Simone Scarpa; Tapio Salonen; Susanne Urban; Lars Brännström; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; residential segregation; income inequality; immigration; immigration policy regime; welfare state; housing; Sweden; Malmö; Genoa; Swedish metropolitan areas; Sociology; Sociologi; Socialt arbete; Social Work; Human Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the relationship between income inequality and residential segregation in Swedish cities. In recent years, in Sweden, much attention has been given to the direction of causality from residential segregation to income inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic epidemiology of cardiometabolic biomarkers : twin studies in the genomic era

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Xu Chen; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Following the Human Genome Project, many genomic approaches have been developed in genetic epidemiology to investigate the genetic influences on human complex traits. This thesis aims to answer four genetic epidemiological questions for cardiometabolic biomarkers/ traits, by using classical twin studies and novel genomic methods. READ MORE