Essays about: "Agency problems"

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  1. 1. Identity frames in knowledge co-creation : facilitators for sustainability transformations

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Maria Nyström; [2022]
    Keywords : co-production of knowledge; co-creation lab; facilitation; sustainability; frames; facilitators identity; learning; transdisciplinary research;

    Abstract : Research shows that we need transdisciplinary research to face wicked sustainability problems. One approach to creating sustainable societal transformations that are context-based is the process of co-production of knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. CEO Ownership and Innovation Investments: Is Shareholding Incentivizing Enough?

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

    Author : Axel Jönsson; Hannes Högmark; [2022]
    Keywords : R D; Innovation; Agency Problems; Corporate Governance; CEO Ownership;

    Abstract : Agency theory suggests that managers may under- or over-invest in R&D depending on whether they see the risks or possibilities investing in it. This study examines how CEO ownership is related to investments made in R&D. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender mainstreaming - from policy to management : An analysis on Swedish reform cooperation in Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding issues of gender equality linked to air pollution, within the framework of gender mainstreaming and Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusvetenskap

    Author : Josefin Ahlqvist Lyzwinski; [2022]
    Keywords : gender equality; gender mainstreaming; air pollution; socioeconomics; discourse; policy;

    Abstract : The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) recognized a need for external help to implement a gender perspective in their project on improving air quality in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) extending from 2018-2022, which this thesis is a contribution to. To collect empirical material for the analysis, a cluster interview was conducted on site in Sarajevo with female representatives from ten CSOs working with gender equality nationally, in addition to a household survey targeted at six different cities in BiH through social media with the help of SEPA’s partnering ad agency network. READ MORE

  4. 4. International Students' Perceptions Of Their Interactions With Swedish Public Agencies : A case study exploring the barriers that Uppsala University international students face registering in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Blackmore; [2022]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; immigrant nationality; Swedish governmental agencies; interviews; perceived treatment;

    Abstract : This preliminary study examines interactions and experiences of immigrants with Swedish governmental agencies and factors that may affect variation in how these agencies interact with immigrants. Fifteen international students were interviewed, and their experiences with government agencies were evaluated to identify and describe problems they encountered in these interactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Executive Stock Incentives and Corporate Payout Policy: How do executive stock incentives affect payouts, and can they be used to mitigate the free cash flow problem?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Carl Hedin; Max Thorwalls; [2022]
    Keywords : Executive Stock Incentives; Corporate Payout Policy; Free Cash Flow Problem; S P 1500;

    Abstract : Using data on 849 companies included in the S&P 1500 Index during 2015-2019, this study provides an overview of how executive held shares and stock options affect companies' payout policies. By examining how executive stock incentives relate to the magnitude and composition of payouts, we aim to establish whether such incentives can be utilized to mitigate the free cash flow problem defined by Jensen (1986). READ MORE