Essays about: "Consensus"

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  1. 1. Biased While Betting on Bernie? A cross-sectional and panel data analysis of prediction error in U.S. election prediction markets from 2015 to 2020

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Evans; [2021]
    Keywords : prediction markets; political science; behavioral economics; U.S. elections; bias;

    Abstract : A consensus seems to have emerged that political prediction markets can lose predictive power when certain efficiency criteria are not met. With a cross-sectional dataset of 570 prediction markets about U.S. elections and a panel dataset with 6,465 days of trading from PredictIt. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems and International Humanitarian Law: A mixed-methods study to understand and explain how states’ position themselves vis-à-vis lethal autonomous weapons systems compliance with international humanitarian law

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emelie Andersin; [2020-11-17]
    Keywords : lethal autonomous weapons systems; cluster munitions; convention on cluster munitions; international humanitarian law; compliance; just war theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand and explain how states’ position themselves vis-à-vis lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) compliance with international humanitarian law (IHL). It is important to understand and explain why states’ position themselves in the debate on LAWS compliance with IHL due to its rapid development and limited knowledge in this area. READ MORE

  3. 3. SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW ON SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SWEDEN - A context specific analysis of social entrepreneurship

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : William Fellbom; [2020-11-05]
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    Abstract : Faced with the fact that no consensus exists in defining social entrepreneurship, coupled with multiple academics stressing the importance of context to understand the concept, the author aim to further research this topic by investigating how social entrepreneurship is applied within a specific national context - Sweden.Relevant literature of social entrepreneurship is presented, and the national context of Sweden is outlined to act as a framework upon which the data is analyzed and discussed. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Decentralized Voting System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Fahmi Abdulqadir Ahmed; Gustaf Engström; Omar Hindawi; Tom Tobiasson; Melker Veltman; Oskar Wallgren; [2020-10-30]
    Keywords : Decentralized; Voting; Election; Blockchain; Hyperledger; Sawtooth; Consensus; Transaction Processor; Distributed Systems;

    Abstract : The target of the project "A Decentralized Voting System" is to investigate whetherrecent developments in distributed systems can make a decentralized voting systemcapable of replacing the current systems in place. The current voting systems thatare taken into account are primarily democratic electoral voting systems, such asthe Swedish national electoral voting system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Media use and subjective social cohesion. Examining the reciprocal relationship between use and subjective social cohesion.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Mislav Bitanga; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : Media use; subjective social cohesion;

    Abstract : There is quite a broad consensus among scholars about the importance of social cohesion. However, the field has often been criticised for the lack of agreement regarding the conceptualisation of social cohesion. Without a consolidated concept, the field has struggled to accumulate empirical data on the phenomenon. READ MORE