Essays about: "gender bias"

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  1. 1. Age discrimination at Swedish Universities

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Jonas Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Age discrimination; Grading bias; Education; University; Anonymous grading;

    Abstract : Discrimination at the schooling level has mainly been examined in terms of gender discrimination or discrimination against certain ethnical groups, while age discrimination mainly has been researched in the area of the labor market. In this paper, I examine the possible existence of age discrimination at Swedish Universities with the help of a difference-in-difference method by comparing standard exams graded both anonymously and non-anonymously. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Importance of Colour Guided Navigation : A Qualitative Study on the Use of Colour as a Tool of Communication and Navigation in Video Games

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik; Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : William Pellas; Sandra Thenstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : Colour coding; guidance; stimulated recall; video games; navigation; Färgkodning; vägledning; stimulated recall; videospel; navigering;

    Abstract : Colour coding is seen in various forms throughout different types of media and in reallife. This study focuses on what effect colour coded visuals can have on a player in avideo game, using lights and environments deliberately coloured in a specific way togain the players attention. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Business Case for Board Gender Diversity: Evidence from Swedish Firms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Salomonson; Eric Engerby Jönsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Board gender diversity; Innovation; Financial performance; Mediation; Panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender diversity has gained a lot of attention in the corporate governance literature, reaching conflicting results whether board gender diversity has an impact on financial performance. As a consequence, we set out to investigate how board gender diversity affects financial performance through innovation using a mediation technique. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living with climate change : A critical examination of global news agencies and their representations of women in the context of climate change

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Veronica Netz; [2020]
    Keywords : Women; Gender; Climate change; Feminist Postcolonialism; Critical Discourse Analysis; Global News Media;

    Abstract : This study strives to provide an insight as to how gender is dealt with by global news agencies within the context of climate change. The capacity to adapt to change is shaped by power relations related to social identities of people and group. Gender is a key element of these identities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of Overconfidence Bias on Entrepreneurs Financing Decisions : The Case of Growth-oriented Startups in Sweden and Germany

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    Author : Suci Ariyanti; Hayk Mnatsakanyan; [2020]
    Keywords : Startups; cognitive bias; overconfidence; entrepreneurial cognition; capital financing; institutional comparison; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : Background: Both Authors have many years of finance background and as well as studying entrepreneurship motivated to tackle the less researched area in entrepreneurship: entrepreneurs’ behavioural impact on their financial decisions. Such decisions in initial stages of startup formation have a critical impact on company’s future development which raises the importance of understanding the behavioural motives of the entrepreneurs. READ MORE