Essays about: "rationality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 essays containing the word rationality.

  1. 1. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  2. 2. Controversy over Västlänken

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Samuel Gök; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : infrastructure; facility siting; sense of place; power; rationality; democracy;

    Abstract : This study explores the negative citizenry response to the infrastructure project known as Västlänken, a railway tunnel in central Gothenburg. The project has turned into a controversial conflict with political and public ramifications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Heinrich’s Local Rationality: Shouldn’t ‘New View’ Thinkers Ask Why Things Made Sense To Him?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Carsten Busch; [2019]
    Keywords : Heinrich; safety; science; new view; local rationality; causation; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Herbert William Heinrich is one of the most influential pioneers within safety. His concepts, originally from the late 1920s, influence safety practice and theory, even today. In recent years, Heinrich’s legacy received increasing critique, also from contemporary safety authors that generally are counted among the ‘new view’. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Return Maximizing Strategy in Market Rebounds for Swedish Equity Funds

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Carl Sävendahl; Erik Flodmark; [2019]
    Keywords : Applied Mathematics; Multiple Linear Regression; Swedish Equity Funds; Macroeconomics; Market Rebound; Fund Performance; Stocks; Tillämpad Matematik; Multipel Linjär Regression; Svenska Aktiefonder; Makroekonomi; Market Rebound; Fondavkastning; Aktier;

    Abstract : The growing interest in savings on the financial markets implicates that the competition is expanding and managers of Swedish equity funds need to create shareholder value, independent of the macroeconomic situation. The Swedish financial market experienced a rapid rebound during the first quarter of 2019, following the plunge in the preceding quarter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are the invdividuals who buy Triss rational by doing it?

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

    Author : Sjöblom Robin; [2019]
    Keywords : Scratch-card; Triss; Rationality; Gambling; Lottery;

    Abstract : This essay analyses the extent to which individuals who bought Triss in Värnamo at Hemköp are rational in their decision to buy Triss. The expected value was found to be lower than the price of the Triss ticket. READ MORE