Essays about: "Cross-sectional variation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words Cross-sectional variation.

  1. 1. Sharing is Caring: A Qualitative Study of Idea-sharing in Large Organizations

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sofia Austlid; Julia Elfström; [2021-07-07]
    Keywords : Knowledge sharing; idea sharing; large organizations; motivation; barriers; enablers; employee; innovation;

    Abstract : Background and Purpose: It is widely known that knowledge is a critical component of firms' ability to innovate. Although large organizations usually have a large pool of human capital, and thus knowledge, they face challenges to motivate employees to share their valuable knowledge across silos (i.e., business units). READ MORE

  2. 2. Q-factor Investment Approach: Evidence from the Swedish Equity Market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jesper Lundgren; Robin Olin; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Asset pricing; q-factor model; Swedish equity market;

    Abstract : Four easily measured factors: market, size, investment, and pro tability together con- stitute the empirical q-factor model. The combination of factors have previously shown to largely capture the cross-sectional variation in average stock returns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Principal Component Analysis and the Cross-Sectional Variation of Returns

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    Author : Armin Ramovic; Mikael Åkerman; [2021-06-23]
    Keywords : Principal Component Analysis; PCA; principal components; cross-sectional variation of returns; risk premia; asset pricing; demensionality reduction; risk factors; machine learning;

    Abstract : We utilize Principal Component Analysis (PCA), a dimensionality reduction technique, on a set of 142 risk factors, including macroeconomic factors, proposed in financial literature to construct factor models with high explanatory powers when analysing the cross-sectional variation of portfolio returns. We apply a Fama and Macbeth (1973) two-pass regression to estimate risk premia commanded by our principal components. READ MORE

  4. 4. A study of newly initiated antidiabetic medication in primary care in Region Uppsala : A cross-sectional study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaci

    Author : Zina Hatem; [2021]
    Keywords : T2DM; diabetes; New initiation; antidiabetic medication;

    Abstract : Background: T2DM patients can be treated with both Insulin or/and non-insulin antidiabetic drugs. Biguanide-derivate is the first-line antidiabetic that is cost-effective and safe. DPP-4Is are antidiabetic drugs that can be used to treat old patients and those with kidney failure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Variation in blood pressure target achievement in primary care centers

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för farmaci

    Author : Amenah Abdulfattah; [2021]
    Keywords : primary care centers; hypertension; variations in blood pressure target achievement;

    Abstract : Background: High blood pressure (BP) or hypertension is defined as a systolic and diastolic pressure over 140/90 mmHg. High blood pressure increases the risk for premature death, and previous research has shown that many patients do not reach targets and that there are differences between primary healthcare centers in the proportion of patient reaching targets. READ MORE