Diss. (sammanfattning) Umeå : Umeå universitet, 2009. / Härtill 4 uppsatser.
Diss. (sammanfattning) Örebro : Örebro Universitet, 2009. / Härtill 5 uppsatser.
McClure, Jason B.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited / For years, contemporary analysts have stated that Argentine foreign policy has followed incoherent patterns, oscillating back and forth between open support and defiance of the U.S. on a variety of different issues, regardless of regime. Only in the 1990s, under the presidency of Carlos Menem, did Argentina begin consistently following a foreign policy with apparent consistency. The claim of inconsistency seems to be rooted in rational-choice decision theory, expecting that policymakers should make policy choices based on perceptions of absolute utility. However, analyzing Argentine foreign policy from an historical perspective using a relatively new theory yields interesting results and points to general consistency the nation's projection of itself. Prospect theory is a decision making theory which claims that decision makers make choices in terms of relative rather than absolute utility, based on a status-quo reference point. Based on this theory, individuals are likely to take risks when facing losses and avoid risk facing games. Traditionally applied at one level of analysis, this thesis applies prospect theory across both the domestic and international level, examining how losses or gains at one level can affect decisions made at the other and vice versa. By applying prospect theory as a two level, Argentine foreign policy appears to be based on its fall from "grace" throughout the twentieth century. / Second Lieutenant, United States Air Force
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Ohio State University, 2003. / Title from first page of PDF file. Document formatted into pages; contains xvi, 239 p.; also includes graphics (some col). Includes abstract and vita. Advisor: Sherman D. Hanna, College of Human Ecology. Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-239).
Diss. (sammanfattning) Örebro : Örebro universitet, 2004. / Härtill 4 uppsatser.
Thesis (doctoral)--Göteborg University, 2006. / Added t.p. with thesis statement inserted. Includes bibliographical references.
The development and validity testing of the risk communicator style scale and the risk knowledge indexWrench, Jason S. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ed. D.)--West Virginia University, 2002. / Title from document title page. Document formatted into pages; contains x, 116 p. Vita. Includes abstract. Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-91).
Renewal risk processes with stochastic returns on investments : a unified approach and analysis of the ruin probabilities /Constantinescu, Corina D. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--Oregon State University, 2007. / Printout. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 101-104). Also available on the World Wide Web.
An examination of the relationship between risk taking, sensation seeking and psychological well-being /Salafia, Joseph P., January 2006 (has links)
Thesis (M.A.) -- Central Connecticut State University, 2006. / Thesis advisor: C. Charles Mate-Kole. "... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts ... Department of Psychology." Includes bibliographical references (leaves 30-35). Also available via the World Wide Web.
Stochastic models of a risk business operating under the influence of investment and insurance fluctuationsJackson, Clement Joy, January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1972. / Typescript. Vita. eContent provider-neutral record in process. Description based on print version record. Includes bibliographical references.
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