Essays about: "Representative Data"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 403 essays containing the words Representative Data.

  1. 1. Local Patriotism and the Emergence of UrbanSocial Movements : A case study of referendums from below in a postmaterialist society

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Faris Henry Gergis; [2023]
    Keywords : Local patriotism; sub-national referendums; referendums from below; urban social movements; political participation; trust in local government; Folkinitiativet för Flygplatsens Framtid.;

    Abstract : Referendums are enigmatic in their sense as consolidating— or erosive tools of representative democracy; nonetheless, an upswing in the referenda from below was recently highlighted in the literature. Thus, how local referendums from below are mobilized and whether they affect trust in local government is a significant question to be answered, which mandates bridging social movements to tools of deliberative democracy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Rasmus Eriksson; [2022-02-14]
    Keywords : COVID-19; attitudes towards vaccination; vaccination willingness; economic preferences; risk preferences; risk aversion; ambiguity preferences; ambiguity aversion; other regarding preferences; altruism; freeriding; conditional cooperation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19. These relationships are important to explore in order to design correct and effective vaccination policies that can increase vaccination willingness and decrease vaccination hesitancy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Inequality, Demographics and Violent Crime : A Cross-National Panel Analysis of Homicide Rates, 2010-18

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : minyi Li; Abner Delladona; [2022]
    Keywords : Income Inequality; Wealth Inequality; Homicide Rates; Demographics; Fixed-Effects; Generalized Methods of Moments;

    Abstract : Violent crime has many long-lasting negative consequences for society. This thesis aims to explore the relationship between economic inequality and violent crime, represented by the level of intentional homicides in forty-nine countries over the period of nine years from 2010-2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perceived parental alcohol problems and psychosomatic complaints : A cross-sectional study of adolescents in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Numan Raza Syed; [2022]
    Keywords : Adolescent; Alcohol; parental drinking problems; CAST-6; psychosomatic complaints; CAN survey; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This study examined the association between Swedish adolescents’ self-reported psychosomatic health complaints and parental alcohol drinking problems controlling for sociodemographic characteristics. Data was obtained from a nationally representative sample from 2021, the national survey of the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN) survey. READ MORE