Essays about: "Gender"

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  1. 1. An arena for effective opposition? : A systematic investigation into political opposition in the European Parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Lundell; [2021]
    Keywords : political opposition; opposition deficit; European Parliament; European Union; Peter Mair; democratic legitimacy; democratic deficit;

    Abstract : The European Union is suffering from a legitimacy crisis, which thus far has culminated with Great Britain’s decision to exit the union. According to the ‘opposition deficit thesis’, this is caused as there is no arena in which effective opposition can be voiced in the European Union, which forces EU citizens to organise their opposition outside the political system, and often against it. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Dark Triad and Psychological Resilience: The Moderating Effect of Locus of Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Kitty Balazadeh; Josefin Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : dark triad; psychological resilience; locus of control; narcissism; machiavellianism; psychopathy.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The relationship between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience is understudied and literature on the subject is insufficient. This study aimed to investigate the association between the Dark Triad and psychological resilience, and the possibility of locus of control acting as a moderator of this relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Executive pay, female representation in top management and firm performance. A study of S&P 500 companies.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lucia Lamberti; Lilin Ma; [2021]
    Keywords : executive compensation; gender; firm performance; female executives; incentive pay;

    Abstract : This master thesis investigates the influence of both executive pay and female representation in top management on firm performance. As recent trends in both pay-performance sensitivities and women in executive positions suggest a positive relationship of firm performance with both executive pay and female representation in top management, a nine-year panel data regression is run on the S&P 500 companies to study the potential effects of both CEOs' pay and the presence of female CEOs on corporate performance in the time frame 2010-2018. READ MORE