Essays about: "Probability"

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  1. 1. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does increased retirement age affect women’s employment and health? Evidence from Italy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Albin Palmqvist; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : Pension reform; Blue Collar; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : This paper uses a pension reform in Italy to estimate how increased retirement age affect employment and health for women on the cusp of retirement. Using variation between birth cohorts and employing a difference-in-difference design, I estimate that an increase in retirement age by 2.75 or 3. READ MORE

  3. 3. WOMEN’S CIVIL SOCIETY AND COUNTRIES’ SUPPORT OF SUPRANATIONAL POLICY CONCERNING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN A quantitative analysis of countries’ ratification of the Istanbul Convention

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Gustafsson; [2019-08-27]
    Keywords : Violence against women; Women’s participation in civil society; Istanbul Convention;

    Abstract : Violence against women (VAW) is a societal problem and a violation of human rights. It iscrucial that governments act on the oppression that women face for being women. There has been a lack of a coherent legal system across Europe on VAW. READ MORE

  4. 4. Defined Benefit Obligations - A Quantitative Study of the Managerial Opportunism within the Accounting of Defined Benefit Obligations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Anders Dahnér; Martin Hallgren; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Defined benefit pension plans; Defined benefit obligations; DBO; DBP; Discount rate incentives; Managerial opportunism; Managerial Discretion; IAS 19; Accounting for pension obligations; Opportunistic accounting choices;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Immigration, education and employment - Does education affect assimilation of migrants in the labor market?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Malin Apler; Carl Tosteby; [2019-07-11]
    Keywords : Immigration Economics; Assimilation; Education;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to analyze how the level of education affects the probability of being employed for immigrants in the United States (U.S.) during the period 2000-2017. READ MORE