Search for dissertations about: "risk preferences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 139 swedish dissertations containing the words risk preferences.

  1. 1. INDIVIDUAL GENETIC RESEARCH RESULTS : Uncertainties, Conceptions, and Preferences

    Author : Jennifer Viberg Johansson; M G Hansson; Pär Segerdahl; Sophie Langenskiöld; Marion McAllister; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Incidental findings; genetic risk information; research participants; risk perception; free choice; framing; conceptions of genetic risk; making sense of genetic risk; preferences for genetic risk information;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the ethical discussion on how to handle incidental findings in biomedical research using sequencing technologies from a theoretical and an empirical perspective. Study I and II are theoretical studies that used conceptual analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Individual Preferences, Choices, and Risk Perceptions - survey based evidence

    Author : Elina Lampi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; administrators; aircraft; airports; birth order; choice experiment; citizens; environmental policy; female infertility; free entrance; general risk; health care; information; media; museum; natural experiment; noise; only-child; optimistic bias; personal risk; positional concern; relative income; siblings; stated preferences; visitor composition.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 investigates how birth order and having siblings affect positional concerns in terms of success at work and of income. We find that only-children are the most positional, but that number of siblings increases the concern for their position among those who grew up together with siblings. READ MORE

  3. 3. The publics’ perspective on cardiovascular risk information : Implications for practice

    Author : Åsa Grauman; Mats G. Hansson; Stefan James; Jorien Veldwijk; Liesbeth Claassen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cardiovascular diseases; Health checks; Risk communication; Cardiovascular risk communication; Optimistic bias; Family history; General health; Preferences; Public perspective; Prevention; Mental distress; Health related quality of life;

    Abstract : Lay people struggle to understand the implications of cardiovascular risk information. With new advanced testing techniques and the digitalization of personal health information, the communication of cardiovascular risk becomes a challenge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental preferences among steel stakeholders

    Author : Stina Alriksson; Marianne Henningsson; Carl-Erik Grip; Anders Roos; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; conjoint analysis; environmental communication; focus group; light weighting; PLS; preferences; Q-methodology; risk perception; steel; stakeholders; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Emissions of carbon dioxide, dioxins, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter as well as use of non-renewable resources and energy are some important sustainability challenges for the Swedish steel industry. Much effort has been made, mainly by technical solutions, which to a high degree have decreased the emissions during the last 30 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Take a risk : social interaction, gender identity, and the role of family ties in financial decision-making

    Author : Emma Zetterdahl; Thomas Aronsson; Niklas Hanes; Jörgen Hellström; Paolo Sodini; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asset allocation; Behavioral finance; Divorce; Financial literacy; Financial risk-taking; Gender identity; Household finance; Panel data; Propensity score matching; Risky asset share; Risk aversion; Saving behavior; Stock market participation; Social interaction; Trust; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and four self-contained papers related to individual financial behavior and risk-taking in financial markets.In Paper [I] we estimate within-family and community social interaction effects upon an individual’s stock market entry, participation, and exit decision. READ MORE