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  1. 1. Rights at Risk : Ethical Issues in Risk Management

    Författare :Hélène Hermansson; Sven Ove Hansson; Jonathan Wolff; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk; risk management; consistency; ethics; rights; cost-benefit; interpersonal weighing; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Sammanfattning : he subject of this thesis is ethical aspects of decision-making concerning social risks. It is argued that a model for risk management must acknowledge several ethical aspects and, most crucial among these, the individual’s right not to be unfairly exposed to risks. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Constructing Risk-Taking Youth : Extrapolating Theories of Health Education and Constructed Determinants of Risk-Taking among Youth in Preventive Sexual Health Education Interventions

    Författare :Katarina Wijk; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention; Health Education; Risk-Taking; Youth; Adolescents; STD HIV; Prevention; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

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  3. 3. Sexual Risk Taking : – Perceptions of Contraceptive Use, Abortion, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Adolescents in Sweden

    Författare :Maria Ekstrand; Margareta Larsson; Tanja Tydén; Elisabeth Darj; Ann Lalos; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Obstetrics and gynaecology; Adolescents; attitudes; sexual risk taking; contraceptive use; unintended pregnancy; teenage abortion; communication; gender; decision making; STI; Chlamydia; condom use; Health Belief Model; emergency contraception; RCT; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim of this thesis was to inestigate Swedish adolescents' perceptions and behaviours regarding sexual risk taking. Specific objectives were to explore teenagers' perceptions of contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, and abortion; teenage girls' experiences of decision making process and support connected to abortion; and male adolescents' perceptions of sexual risk taking and barriers to practicing safe sex. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Credit Risk

    Författare :Caren Guo Nielsen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Asset pricing; equity returns; size effect; value effect; momentum effect; credit risk effect; credit default swap; banks; asset risk; credit risk; portfolio choice; risk-based capital regulation; bank bailouts; moral hazard; distress risk; capital injections; TARP; CPP; market discipline; financial crisis;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation covers the issues related to credit risk that stem from the recent financial crisis and that are concerned by investors, financial intermediaries, and governments. The results of the research have important implications for asset managers, such as using the information from the credit risk market to rebalance stock portfolios, and for policy makers in regulating or bailing out banks. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Risk and Rationality : Effects of contextual risk and cognitive dissonance on (sexual) incentives

    Författare :Andréa Mannberg; Karl-Gustaf Löfgren; Magnus Johannesson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; Health risk; Uncertainty; Risk aversion; Self-Control; Time-inconsistency; Cognitive dissonance; Regret; Norms; Social identity; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] theoretically analyzes how the level and uncertainty of future prospects affect incentives to abstain from sexual risk taking in the presence of HIV. The results suggest that, for individuals with limited access to HIV treatment, uncertainty of future health may be an important factor driving unsafe sex practices and support the empirical finding of a weak link between sexual behavior, HIV prevalence, and HIV knowledge in poor countries; therefore suggesting that AIDS policy needs to be calibrated in order to fit within different social contexts. LÄS MER