Essays about: "2009 thesis."

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  1. 1. Impact of Intellectual Capital on Firm Performance and Market to Book Value - An analysis of the extended VAICTM model on Swedish listed firms within the healthcare sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sang Hoon Sohn; Linus Åhman; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Intellectual capital; VAICTM; Firm performance; Market to book value; Swedish healthcare sector;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Tidying up the factor zoo: Using machine learning to find sparse factor models that predict asset returns.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oliver Klingberg Malmer; Gustav Pettersson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Asset pricing; Factor models; Machine learning; PCA; LASSO; Variable selection; Dimension reduction; Fama French Three Factor model; Fama French Five Factor model;

    Abstract : There exist over 300 firm characteristics that provide significant information about average asset return. John Cochrane refers to this as a “factor zoo” and challenges researchers to find the independent characteristics which can explain average return. READ MORE

  3. 3. Underpricing of Venture Capital-Backed IPOs

    University essay from

    Author : Oskar Hjern; Marko Stankovic; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Venture Capital-backed; Venture Capital-exit; IPO; Initial Public Offering; Underpricing; Nordic Stock Market;

    Abstract : This thesis researched the effect of Venture Capital ownership on underpricing in IPOs. We conducted OLS-regressions on two data samples consisting of IPOs in the Nordics between 2009 and 2019. Two samples were collected, consisting of 504 IPOs, of which 50 were Venture Capital-backed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gold – a hedge, safe haven or a diversifier - A comparison between the Swedish and the American financial market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johannes Schmidt; Mikael Westerbäck; [2020-02-21]
    Keywords : Efficient frontier; investments strategies; Sharpe Ratio; gold; stocks; bonds; hedge; safe haven; portfolio analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of gold as a financial asset and comparing the result between the American and the Swedish financial market. Using time series data for monthly and daily returns of S&P500, OMXS30, American 10-year bonds, Swedish 10-year bonds, oil and gold this study analyzes if gold has been a hedge, safe have or a diversifier for Swedish and American stocks and bonds the last 20 years. READ MORE

  5. 5. The role of networks in a Swedish medium-sized pharmaceutical firm’s internationalization process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Greta Lyckenblad; Lina Nygren; [2020-02-13]
    Keywords : Internationalization; networks; utilizing networks; pharmaceutical firm; medium-sized company; SME;

    Abstract : Today pharmaceuticals are the fifth largest export product in Sweden, whereas SMEs are the motor of innovation within the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmaceutical firms face several challenges, as high product development costs, high entry barriers due to institutional legal frameworks and slow return of investments, during their internationalization. READ MORE