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Université de Fribourg

Les aptitudes langagières : construit et opérationnalisation : Une revue de la littérature

Lambelet, Amelia ; Berthele, Raphael ; Udry, Isabelle

(Rapports du Centre scientifique de compétence sur le plurilinguisme)

This research overview focuses on differences between individuals when it comes to results in learning foreign languages in school. The aim is to identify and discuss studies about factors responsible for differences in the potential to learn foreign languages from one individual to the next as well as the various tools designed to evaluate them (MLAT, LLAMA, CANAL-FT, FLCAS etc.). The research...

Université de Neuchâtel

Modeling latent variables in economics and finance

Bluteau, Keven ; Ardia, David (Dir.) ; Boudt, Kris (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019 ; 2758.

The subject of unobservable variables encompasses this thesis. These latent (i.e., unobservable) variables must be inferred using statistical models or observable proxies. The objectives of my doctoral thesis are to develop and test new statistical models to infer these variables and link them to the analysis and improvement of economic and financial decisions. In my first essay, I tackle...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Three essays in labor economics

Gentili, Elena ; Mazzonna, Fabrizio (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2019 ; 2019ECO003.

In this thesis, I investigate two of the main challenges faced by developed societies: aging and migration. In the first chapter, I consider the cultural determinants of elderly care arrangement decisions. The empirical strategy focuses on the three German and French speaking Swiss bilingual cantons. Particularly, since the structure of long-term care provision is planned at cantonal level, I...

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Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Social Networks and Social Settings: Developing a Coevolutionary View = Soziale Netzwerke und Soziale Situationen: Ein co-evolutionäres Modell

Lomi, Alessandro ; Stadtfeld, Christoph

In: KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 2014, vol. 66, p. 395-415