Search for dissertations about: "student variables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words student variables.

  1. 1. Understanding Intergenerational Mobility : Inequality, Student Aid and Nature-Nurture Interactions

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Mikael Lindahl; Björn Öckert; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intergenerational mobility; inequality; student aid; adult education; difference-in-differences; propensity scores; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: A body of evidence has emerged in the literature on intergenerational mobility documenting that unequal countries experience less social mobility: a relationship known as the Great Gatsby Curve. In this paper I estimate the Great Gatsby Curve within Sweden across 125 commuting zones and 20 cohorts, exploiting both cross-sectional and longitudinal variation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peer student group interaction within the process-product paradigm

    Author : Erik Bobrink; Thor Egerbladh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Peer group interaction; process-product; mediating variables; psychometric study; naturalistic study; content; credit; cohesiveness;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this dissertation was to relate a study within the framework of Peer Student Group Research to the basic Process-Product Paradigm for Research on Teaching. Information about previous research within this field was given in the chapter on background. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on School Resources, Academic Achievement and Student Employment

    Author : Iida Häkkinen; Per-Anders Edin; Roope Uusitalo; Stephen Machin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; I2; J2; J3; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Tanja Kirjavainen and Roope Uusitalo) analyzes the effects of changes in school spending on changes in student performance. We use a large sample of matriculation examination scores of Finnish senior secondary school students from the years 1990–1998. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intergenerational Persistence and Ethnic Disparities in Education

    Author : Per Engzell; Jan O. Jonsson; Carina Mood; Jenny Torssander; Richard Breen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; education; endogeneity; equality of opportunity; ethnic inequality; immigrant selectivity; large-scale assessments; measurement error; proxy variables; social origin; socioeconomic status; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in the sociology of educational stratification. Study I draws on newly collected survey data to assess the biases that arise in estimating socioeconomic differences in achievement when relying on parent and student reported data on social background. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adherence to Venous Blood Specimen Collection Practice Guidelines Among Nursing Students and Healthcare Staff

    Author : Karin Nilsson; Christina Juthberg; Anna Ehrenberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; Clinical practice guidelines; Experiences; Nursing student; Patient safety; Pre-analytical errors; Primary healthcare; Questionnaires; Venous blood specimen collection;

    Abstract : Background Patient safety is an undisputable part of healthcare. The use of clinical practice guidelines, usually based on evidence-based practice/best practice, promotes patient safety and high quality care, reduces unnecessary patient suffering, and healthcare costs. READ MORE