Essays about: "studying science"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. A pathway to climate neutrality? An argumentative discourse analysis on carbon offsetting in Swedish politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pontus Strömberg; [2020]
    Keywords : carbon offsetting; climate change; discourse analysis; storylines; discourse coalitions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting has been one of the main international attempts to mitigate climate change. It is however a contested practice that has been heavily criticized in multiple ways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ashish Vivekar (2020) Evaluation of methodology for estimating crop yield from multispectral UAV images : a case study at Lönnstorp, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ashish Vivekar; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Multispectral Sensor; Radiometric Correction; Reflection calibration; Phenology; GEM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Adaptation of modern Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and multispectral sensor technology in agriculture can enhance the capacity to accurately monitor crops. But these technologies come with its own set of challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE MEDIATING ROLE OF STUDENT’S ACADEMIC SELF-BELIEFS IN STUDYING EDUCATIONAL EQUITY A comparison between Sweden and Ukraine in TIMSS 2011

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Oleksandra Mittal; [2019-12-20]
    Keywords : Academic self-beliefs; Science self-concept; Interest and Utility; Socioeconomic status mediators; Structural Equation Modelling with multiple mediators; Educational Equity; Sweden; Ukraine; TIMSS 2011;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to enrich the understanding of student-level mechanismsinvolved in shaping (in)equity in educational outcomes among eight-graders in Swedenand Ukraine by examining the role of academic self-beliefs in science, represented bymotivational constructs of self-concept, interest and utility value, as mediators of theassociation between student socioeconomic status (SES) and achievement in science.Theory: Expectancy-value theory (EVT) of achievement motivation (Eccles (Parsons) et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy-water nexus in Mexico: A network-based approach of polycentric governance.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ricardo Gómez Zamudio; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy-water nexus; polycentric governance; social network analyis; sustainability science; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By 2050, sixty percent of human population worldwide is going to live in cities. This will increase natural resource consumption to provide products and services in cities. Additionally, current policy making is done through a silo thinking mindset where unintended consequences can undermine natural resources availability. READ MORE