Essays about: "Earnings"

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  1. 1. The Uncertainty Influence on Earnings Announcement Returns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gustav Kölby; Johan Widén; [2019]
    Keywords : Market Uncertainty; VIX; Unexpected Earnings; Contrast Effects; Earnings Announcements;

    Abstract : We present evidence that market uncertainty influences the magnitude of the stock return response to earnings announcements. In this paper, we find that investors react more strongly to good news when released in a market of high uncertainty, compared with the same news in a market of low uncertainty. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Language Proficiency on Immigrants' Labour Earnings

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Andreas Andersson; Henrik Hällerfors; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings; Immigration; Refugee; Language; Human Capital;

    Abstract : This study examines the returns to language proficiency for immigrants in Germany. It uses self-reported language proficiency as a proxy for the objective skill level. Estimating the effect is complex and it is likely to be biased due to several factors, such as unobserved heterogeneity, measurement errors, and reverse causality. READ MORE

  3. 3. The spill-over effects of Germany’s first federal minimum wage

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Nordqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : minimum wage; spill-over effects; hourly wage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether individuals who earn marginally above a minimum wage are experiencing spill-over effects as a result of its implementation, adjustment and existence. It focuses on Germany’s federal statutory minimum wage regime that was introduces in 2015 and later adjusted in 2017, through the experiences of individuals who earned 100% to 110% of the new wage floor in 2014. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Labor Supply and Earnings Inequality Under Skill-Biased Technological Change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jörn Onken; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Labor Supply; Skill-Biased Technological Change; Earnings Inequality; Family Economics; Aggregate Productivity;

    Abstract : The gender education gap has reversed, women today account for the majority of college graduates. At the same time, skill-biased technological change strongly rewards highly-educated workers through the increased skill premium. In this thesis, I analyze the implications of combining these two facts through a heterogeneous agent model using U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Implied Volatility Skew of Single Stock Options and the Predictability of Jumps - Robustness Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Davide Brugola; [2019]
    Keywords : single stocks; options; implied volatility skew; jumps; earnings announcements;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we try to understand whether the observed implied volatility skew of single stock options is significantly related to the probability of observing future return jumps in the underlying single stock. In particular, our main aim is to verify whether the skew-jump relationship persists during normal periods without any pre-scheduled information disclosure event or it is confined to earnings announcement periods. READ MORE