Essays about: "a sample of significance of study"

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  1. 1. PRESIDENTIALISM IN DEVELOPING DEMOCRACIES: A SOURCE FOR BAD GOVERNANCE? A quantitative study on the effect of presidentialism on corruption in developing democracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Larsson; [2017-07-07]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Researchers within the field of political science have been analyzing the effects of legislative-executive relations for several decades and both parliamentarism and presidentialism have their critics and proponents. However, this topic needs revisiting, especially after Sri Lanka and Turkey recently experienced a shift in legislative-executive relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. SWEDISH MUTUAL EQUITY FUND PERFORMANCE - A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SWEDISH FUNDS INVESTING IN SWEDEN & THE U.S.

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    Author : Filip Jilsén; Mattias Juhlin; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : Performance Evaluation; Mutual Equity funds; Actively Managed Funds; Risk-Adjustment Return; Sharpe Ratio; Treynor Ratio; Carhart Four-Factor Model; Swedish Fund Performance; U.S. Fund Performance;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the performance of Swedish mutual equity funds that primarily invest in either the Swedish or the U.S. market. Complementing prior research, we emphasis the relative performance differences between two markets and compare different portfolios with domestic indices. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Predicament of Excess Cash and M&A in an Agency Conflict Context: Evidence from the U.S

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Bianca Merckling; Ellen Börjesson; [2017]
    Keywords : M A; Excess Cash; Corporate Governance; Agency Conflicts; Governance Index;

    Abstract : This study aims to establish the relationship between cash levels (Opler et al. 1999), shareholder rights (Gompers, Ishii & Metrick 2003) and stock performance focusing on agency conflicts and the free cash flow problem in an M&A context. The data used covers M&A transactions in the U.S between the years 1990 and 2016. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Elite Swimmers Blood Glucose Levels During Recovery : A Descriptive Study Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Joanna Olsson; [2017]
    Keywords : blood glucose; swimming; nutrition; recovery;

    Abstract : Aim The aim of this study is to form a descriptive picture of Swedish national elite (SNLE) swimmers blood glucose (BG) levels in relation to their nutritional intake.  - Do SNLE swimmers have BG level in a normal range of ≥3. READ MORE

  5. 5. An investigation of the relationship between online activity on Studi.se and academic grades of newly arrived immigrant students : An application of educational data mining

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT); KTH/Skolan för informations- och kommunikationsteknik (ICT)

    Author : Akash Menon; Nahida Islam; [2017]
    Keywords : Educational data mining EDM ; data mining DM ; Cross Industry Standard for Data Mining CRISP-DM ; Statistical analysis; Multiple linear regression; null-hypothesis; and level of significance.; Utbildningsdatautvinning; Datautvinning; CRISP-DM; Statistisk analys; Multipel linjär regression; nollhypotes och signifikansnivå;

    Abstract : This study attempts to analyze the impact of an online educational resource on academic performances among newly arrived immigrant students in Sweden between the grade six to nine in the Swedish school system. The study focuses on the web based educational resource called Studi.se made by Komplementskolan AB. READ MORE