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  1. 21. F. A. Hayek's Critique of Legislation

    Författare :Cyril Holm; Torben Spaak; Pauline Westerman; Wennström Bo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hayek; legislation; rules; law; rationality; rational action; rational social order; equilibrium; utilitarianism; method of deliberation; criterion of correctness; Elinor Ostrom; Avner Greif; Vernon Smith; Joshua Epstein; complexity; knowledge; social cooperation; information; know-how; the Hayek problem; the invisible hand; Adam Smith; Mises; Keynes; Marx; welfare state; Gilbert Ryle; Michael Polanyi; theory of legislation; legisprudence; jurisprudence; Neo-Kantianism; historicism; cognitive closure; theory of prices; competition; syntax grammar; game theory; generative social science; agent-based computational modeling; institutional policy analysis; normative; primacy of economics; primacy of politics; Sheri Berman; constructivist rationalism; socialism; social democracy; Nozick; Rawls; distribution; justice; freedom; Kant; polycentric government; process of experimentation; speculative philosophy; analytical philosophy; freedom under the law; liberty; philosophy of mind; consequentialist; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation concerns F. A. Hayek’s (1899–1992) critique of legislation. The purpose of the investigation is to clarify and assess that critique. LÄS MER

  2. 22. Disclosing the Books : Evidence on Swedish publicly listed firms' accounting disclosure practices

    Författare :Derya Vural; Mattias Hamberg; Nils-Göran Olve; Thomas Plenborg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; disclosure; disclosure index; agency theory; ownership structure; control-enhancing mechanisms; capital-market effects; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi; disclosure; disclosure index; agency theory; ownership structure; control-enhancing mechanisms; capital-market effects;

    Sammanfattning : Disclosure of accounting information is crucial in facilitating efficient contracts in the publicly listed firm and in reducing information asymmetries in capital markets. A well-known perception in disclosure literature is that, as the separation between managers and owners increases, so does the demand for publicly available disclosure. LÄS MER

  3. 23. Methods for improving covariate balance in observational studies

    Författare :Philip Fowler; Xavier de Luna; Ingeborg Waernbaum; Martin Huber; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; causal effect; coarsening; discretisation; proxy variables; register study; swedish social insurance agency; unobserved variables;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contributes to the field of causal inference, where the main interest is to estimate the effect of a treatment on some outcome. At its core, causal inference is an exercise in controlling for imbalance (differences) in covariate distributions between the treated and the controls, as such imbalances otherwise can bias estimates of causal effects. LÄS MER

  4. 24. Submitting to God: Women's islamization in urban Malaysia

    Författare :Sylva Frisk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Malaysia; Islam; religious practice; gender; agency; subjectivity;

    Sammanfattning : This anthropological study addresses issues of subjectivity and agency within the context of pious, Muslim, Malay women's religious practice in urban Malaysia. It investigaes how Malay women come to understand themselves as gendered, religious subjects and, thereby, explores the motivations and meanings that women ascribe to their emergent roles in the religious sphere and within the Islamization process. LÄS MER

  5. 25. Moving beyond stewards versus agents : Exploring business managers as existential beings in the interior-design and furniture industry in Småland, Sweden

    Författare :Pär Vasko; Daniel Ericsson; Lena Olaison; Mathias Karlsson; Jenny Helin; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Stewardship; Agency; Existentialism; Aspect seeing; Freedom; Responsibility; Ambiguity; Concreteness; Being; Nothingness; Business administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Exploring two theoretical positions in the field of corporate governance – stewardship theory and agency theory – Moving beyond stewards versus agents homes in on the positions’ respective conceptions of managers. Although fundamentally drawing a clear line between the two positions, these conceptions also conjoin them. LÄS MER