Essays about: "Quasi-experimental methods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Quasi-experimental methods.

  1. 1. Using Video Communication in Online Multiplayer Games : The effects of adding a video chat overlay on the game experience in online multiplayer video games - a quasi-experimental design

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Anton Westerlund; [2021]
    Keywords : video communication; video chat overlay; multiplayer-online; video-games;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is to investigate whether adding video communication inonline multiplayer video games will affect the game experience. The work uses usercentered design and a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can death predict life? : A study on the direct child replacement effect in Niger - an instrumental variable approach.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vincent Karlberg Hauge; August Wadell Leimdörfer; [2020]
    Keywords : direct child replacement effect; child mortality; population growth; 2SPS; Niger;

    Abstract : Sub-Saharan Africa is the region in the world with the highest population growth and child mortality. By measuring to what extent the parents "replace" a child in the case of death, we estimate the direct child replacement effect in Niger between 1976 and 2011. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Study of Creativity and Innovation within Agile Project Management : A Quasi-experimental Case Study of a Scrum Team

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Erik Sjölund; [2018]
    Keywords : Creativity; Innovation; Agile methods; Scrum; Management; Management system;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been conducted at Uppsala University and was performed in collaboration with the company Alten Sverige AB during a time period of twenty weeks.The purpose of the study was to enhance the creative and innovational output of agile project teams within the organization by revising and improving an existing management system. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study of Creativity and Innovation Support Within an Agile Context : Applied on a Scrum Team

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Josefin Snöbohm; [2015]
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    Abstract : The objective of the master thesis was to extend and evaluate a management system to support creativity for an agile team, with the aim to secure innovation at Alten. The thesis was divided into a literature study and a case study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pushing for growth: Quasi-experimental evidence on the effect of regional transfers in the EU

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : John Källström; [2014]
    Keywords : Structural Funds; Regional Growth; Regional convergence; European Union; Regression-discontinuity design; Quasi-experimental methods; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect of Objective-1 regional transfers on the per-capita income growth performance of EU NUTS-3 regions during the budgetary period 2000-2006. To be able to distinguish a causal effect and account for possible endogeneity a quasi-experimental regression-discontinuity design is employed. READ MORE