Essays about: "thesis on index"

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  1. 1. Does real estate deliver diversification when needed the most? - A dynamic conditional correlation study of REITs in a mixed-asset portfolio

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Mathilda Keino; Malin Svensson; [2017-07-26]
    Keywords : REIT; Real Estate Investment Trusts; DCC-GARCH; dynamic conditional correlation; diversification; portfolio theory;

    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental strategy in the Swedish shipping industry The drivers of becoming proactive

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonas Nyström; Alexander Gustafsson; [2017-06-29]
    Keywords : Shipping; SECA; NECA; Ballast Water Management; Energy Efficiency Design Index; Sustainability; Legislation; IMO; Swedish shipping sector;

    Abstract : There is an increased rate of the legislation being implemented to reduce emissions and impact fromthe shipping sector around the world. These legislations have been or are about to be implementedeither worldwide or in certain areas of the world. The focus of this thesis was to investigate the impactthese have on the Swedish shipping sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. CSR Communication: a promotional tool or a portrayal of the reality? : An explorative study in the apparel and footwear industry

    University essay from

    Author : Sandra Wildt; [2017]
    Keywords : CSR Communication; Communication Channels CSR; Sustainable Apparel Coalition; Higg Index; CSR Efforts; CSR Performance; Greenwashing;

    Abstract : The fashion industry is a recurring topic in the media, especially regarding the responsibility the fashion companies should take, which has created skepticism from stakeholders. This skepticism is based on that the stakeholders do not know what the companies do concerning corporate social responsibility and the companies communicate CSR with the hope of creating legitimacy on the market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inflation Forecasting in Sweden using Single Hidden Layer Feedforward Artificial Neural Networks

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ulf Sefastsson; Per Sefastsson; [2017]
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    Abstract : Inflation affects many economic processes, and it is therefor crucial for economic agents to have reliable forecasts of it. In this thesis, single hidden layer feedforward artificial neural networks were used to predict the year-on-year consumer price index inflation rate in Sweden for the period 2013-01-01 – 2016-06-30. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Changing Nature of Employment: How Technological Progress and Robotics Shape the Future of Work

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lennart Hoedemakers; [2017]
    Keywords : Innovation; Robots; Technological Anxiety; Technological Unemployment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the impact of innovation on employment, using a selection of International Patent Classifications (IPC) as proxies for technological development. It uses a 15-country, 8-sector and 15-year dynamic panel dataset, specifying a system Generalized Methods of Moments (GMM) econometric model to test this relationship. READ MORE