Essays about: "trend"

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  1. 1. The Effect of the Financial Crisis of 2008 on Swedish Household Portfolios

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Yasmin Montvik; Maria Olsson Lidman; [2017-02-28]
    Keywords : asset allocation; financial assets; financial crisis; household portfolios;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine whether Swedish households have changed the composition of their portfolio as a consequence of the financial crisis and to investigate whether they have become more reluctant to invest in the financial markets. To examine how the Swedish household portfolios have changed over time, risk measures such as standard deviation and beta will be used as well as performance measures such as the Sharpe ratio, Treynor ratio and Jensen’s alpha. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female educational enrollment, labor force participation and economics growth - A panel-data study in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Jansson; Evelina Nahtman; [2017-02-17]
    Keywords : Economic growth; education; employment; gender; labor participation;

    Abstract : During the last decades, female engagement in both educational and working activities has rapidly increased in many European countries. Hence, it is of interest to study whether this increase could be of significant importance for the economic growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. ILSA-the subordination of Education to Economic Theory (ILSA-Wirtschaftstheorie statt Bildung)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Anders Lindqvist; [2017-01-20]
    Keywords : ILSA; comparative education; EB; human capital; concepts; quality; standard; assessment;

    Abstract : Narrative: In the beginning of the 21st century a trend became apparent; the increasing production of education monitoring data. It was the outcome of international large scale assessments (ILSA) breakthrough; quantitative comparative education (QCE) studies said to be able to give important information on the state of education systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. United Kingdom’s exports following Brexit

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Nordqvist; Erik Dahlqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : Brexit; Gravity Model; Potential trade; European Union; United Kingdom.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the effects of Brexit on export performance of the United Kingdom towards the rest of the EU15. It does so by first establishing a “hard Brexit” as the probable outcome. Using the gravity model it then establishes the effect of variables such as distance and GDP per capita on exports. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transformation in the Era of Digitization : A study of organizations implementing digital transformation projects with integrated project management and change management

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Ma. Concepcion Macalintal; Elena Chepkasova; [2017]
    Keywords : project management; change management; digital transformation; digitization; agile methodology;

    Abstract : Digital Transformation (DT), being the latest trend for business transformation and organizational change, synchronizes business processes and integrates information technology leading to operational efficiency and innovation which contributes to overall business strategy. However, aligning technology and processes with people within the organization and the customers remains a challenge. READ MORE