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  • Einarsdóttir, Margrét; Waldorff, Pétur (Háskólaútgáfan og Afríka 20:20, 2007)
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta (SAGE Publications, 2019-05)
    Iceland's performance on the Gender Gap Index has been outstanding in the last nine years. It now has a reputation for being one of the most gender equal countries in the world. However, local feminist activists argue that challenges to full gender ...
  • Ročkutė, Kristina; Minelgaite, Inga; Zailskaitė-Jakštė, Ligita; Damaševičius, Robertas (MDPI AG, 2018-03-05)
    Brand awareness is important for a good market performance of a company. However, research on the contextual preconditions needed for the improvement of brand awareness is limited, particularly in specific service sectors such as employment agencies. ...
  • Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Jonsdottir, Gudbjorg (MDPI AG, 2020-09-30)
    Research shows that bullying is a significant workplace issue. A previous study showed increased sickness-related absences among municipality employees during the Icelandic economic crisis in 2008. This led to the following research questions: has ...
  • Hafsteinsson, Sigurjón Baldur (Rannsóknasetur í safnafræðum við Háskóla Íslands, 2015-09-01)
    Ritgerðarsafn um sögu byggðasafna á Íslandi. Fjallað er um sögu 14 byggðasafna sem eru: Byggðasafn Vestfjarða, Byggðasafn Borgarfjarðar, Byggðasafn Skagfirðinga, Glaumbæ, Byggðasafn Rangæinga og Vestur-Skaftfellinga, Sagnheima, byggðasafn Vestmannaeyja, ...
  • Cook, David; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Malinauskaite, Laura (Elsevier BV, 2020-12)
    This paper presents the first study in the academic literature to explore the various stages in the formation of geothermal ES and their interactions between the biosphere and anthroposphere. This is achieved through the development of the first ES ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Linda Björk; Egilson, Snæfrídur Thóra; Árnadóttir, Unnur; Hardonk, Stefan C. (Informa UK Limited, 2018-11-20)
    Background: Life quality has become a widely used concept within rehabilitation and occupational therapy practice. Aim: This study explored child and parent perspectives of life quality of children with physical impairments compared with a group of ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (Pergamon Press Ltd., 1993-02)
    The study aims to explore ideas about bad milk found among women in Guinea-Bissau. Interviews were held with 20 elderly knowledgeable rural women. Interinformant agreement was high within each ethnic group studied. All the informants recognized colostrum ...
  • Anoko, Julienne Ngoundoung; Barry, Boureima Rodrigue; Boiro, Hamadou; Diallo, Boubacar; Diallo, Amadou Bailo; Belizaire, Marie Roseline; Keita, Morry; Djingarey, Mamadou Harouna; N'da, Michel Yao; Yoti, Zabulon; Fall, Ibrahima-Soce; Talisuna, Ambrose (BMJ, 2020-08-18)
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  • Cook, David; Malinauskaite, Laura; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga (Elsevier BV, 2020-10)
    There is currently limited knowledge concerning the economic value of commercial whale watching from the perspective of the consumer's trip experience. This study outlines the results of an in-person contingent valuation survey, which asked whale ...
  • Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Hansdottir, Sif; Arnadottir, Gudny; Sulem, Gerald; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Oddsson, Asmundur; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Jónsson, Hákon; Helgason, Agnar; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Másson, Gísli; Thorisson, Gudmundur; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Pétursdóttir, Vigdís; Kristinsson, Jón R.; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Arngrimsson, Reynir; sulem, patrick; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-11-14)
    Background: Rare missense mutations in the gene encoding coatomer subunit alpha (COPA) have recently been shown to cause autoimmune interstitial lung, joint and kidney disease, also known as COPA syndrome, under a dominant mode of inheritance. Case ...
  • Kristjansdottir, Helga (Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Press Publications, 2017-07-30)
    What makes countries competitive? What economic policies effectively influence country competitiveness? The aim of this research paper is to analyse country competitiveness empirically, in order to explore the factors that make countries competitive. ...
  • Minelgaite, Inga; Littrell, Romie Frederick (Faculty of Economics, University of Split, 2018-06-30)
    In a study of employed adult business people, comparisons of preferred leader behaviour prototypes (as defined by the Leader Behaviour Description Questionnaire XII) were carried out between Iceland, a culturally homogeneous nation, and Lithuania a ...
  • Alriksson-Schmidt, Ann I; Ahonen, Matti; Andersen, Guro L; Eggertsdóttir, Guðbjörg; Haula, Taru; Jahnsen, Reidun; Jarl, Johan; Jeglinsky-Kankainen, Ira; Jónsdottir, Guðný; Seid, Abdu Kedir; Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey; Møller-Madsen, Bjarne; Nordbye-Nielsen, Kirsten; Saha, Sanjib; Steskal, Darina; Sääksvuori, Lauri; Hägglund, Gunnar (BMJ, 2019-10-01)
    Introduction Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disabilities. Yet, most individuals with CP are adults. How individuals with CP fare in terms of health, quality of life (QoL), education, employment and income is largely ...
  • Ragnarsdóttir, Anna Guðrún; Runólfsson, Birgir Þór; Árnason, Ragnar (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-12-19)
    Economic distortions created by the dairy farming support system in Iceland are examined in this paper. Specifically, the impact of the direct payments component of this system is analyzed. The analysis lead to the conclusion that the form of direct ...
  • Hermannsson, Birgir (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    Í greininni eru raktar deilur um setu Íslandsráðherra í ríkisráði Dana frá því að stjórnarskráin var sett árið 1874 og fram til 1915. Deilurnar varða túlkun á stöðulögunum frá 1870 og því hvort danska stjórnarskráin næði til Íslands að einhverju ...
  • Árnason, Arnar; Hafsteinsson, Sigurjón Baldur (University of Iceland Press, 2018)
    This book is a contribution to debates concerning the state of death in the contemporary Western world. Taking up the argument that death there has recently undergone a revival, the book problematizes the idea that this revival is caused by general ...
  • Larsen, Friðrik; Gudlaugsson, Thorhallur (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    The marketing of electricity is an increasingly significant issue following the liberalization of electricity markets. Substantial emphasis has been placed on green electricity, but the concept is vague to many consumers. In this paper, the focus is ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Jóna; Hrafnsdóttir, Steinunn; Orjasniemi, Tarja (SAGE Publications, 2018-05-29)
    Aims: This research was designed to explore the extent to which the use of alcohol or drugs by one member of a family affects the psychosocial state of other family members. The study asks whether family members of substance abusers are more likely ...
  • Urboniene, Lolita; Kristjánsdóttir, Erla S.; Minelgaite, Inga; Littrell, Romie F. (SAGE Publications, 2018-04)
    This article presents a study of desired leadership behavior in the educational sector in Iceland. This sector has been undergoing major challenges during recent years, including restructuring and mergers of schools, strikes of teachers’ professional ...