Essays about: "gender equality"

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  1. 1. Does gender balance on the corporate board have an impact on the equity performance?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Tove Arrelid; Elin Forsberg; [2017-02-09]
    Keywords : gender equality; board diversity; quotas; performance evaluation; equity performance; corporate social responsibility;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to examine whether a gender equal board of directors have an impact on the equity performance during the examination period of December 2011 to December 2016. This study shows that the gender balanced portfolio outperforms the non-gender balanced portfolio in all investigated performance measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. PUBLIC OPINION ON THE CONCEPT OF IKUMEN. A discourse analysis of contributions made on a Japanese bulletin board

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nora Jansson; [2017-01-23]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese hegemonic masculinity; ikumen; discourse analysis; gender equality; parental leave; childcare;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to find out what opinions can be found about ikumen on the internet bulletin board Hatsugen Komachi and how these opinions relate to the government policies (Ikumen Project) encouraging, men’s involvement in childcare. Discourse analysis has been used as both theory and method in this study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investing in gender equal companies - an attractive strategy?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Christina Engelberth; Julia Hellgren; [2017]
    Keywords : gender equality; performance; risk; socially responsible investing; trading strategy;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate whether gender equality enhances firm performance, if equal firms are less risky compared to unequal firms and if investors can profit from this. To evaluate performance and risk we create trading strategies and form portfolios of equal and unequal companies during the period March 2011 to August 2016. READ MORE

  4. 4. YOUNG WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE OF THE WELFARE SYSTEM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Isabelle Drakenblad; [2017]
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    Abstract : This paper describes and defines what Sweden the welfare state is and the function and vital goals of the welfare, which is to the welfare state reallocates life chances as well as resources it regulates risks stemming from market dependency. Through social insurance that safeguards against market dependency and through financing and delivery of public welfare services the welfare policies change the relation between class, resources and risk. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexism and gender equality at trade shows

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Jennifer Lezis Israelsson; [2017]
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