Essays about: "Evaluation"

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  1. 1. Performance Evaluation of Small- and Large-cap stocks - The importance of size effects on the Swedish equity market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Carlsson; Erik Hulth; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Performance Evaluation; Asset pricing; Size Effect; Sharpe Ratio; Treynor ratio; Jensen´s alpha; Risk-Adjusted Returns; Fama-French Three-Factor Model; Carhart Four-Factor Model; Multi-factor models; Single-factor model;

    Abstract : This Bachelor´s thesis investigated the performance of small-cap stocks and large-cap stocks on the Swedish equity market (NASDAQ OMX) over the years 2011 to 2016. A number of studies focused on asset pricing have during the last decades indicated that the original Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is misspecified and has limited power to explain cross-sectional and temporal variations in expected equity returns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic Implications of the Payment Services Directive 2: Empirical Evidence from the Capital Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maxim Mokhonko; Kushtrim Sylejmani; [2019-02-01]
    Keywords : event study; Payment Service Directive 2; PSD 2; regulation;

    Abstract : This study is the first, to our knowledge, to analyze the effect of the Payment Services Directive 2 onthe European banks’ stock returns. The financial market data is analyzed using the event studymethodology. Our findings show that the PSD 2 has had a statistically significant positive impact onthe stock returns of the European banks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Malignant Melanoma Classification with Deep Learning

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Jakob Kisselgof; [2019]
    Keywords : Melanoma classification deep learning;

    Abstract : Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. If correctly diagnosed in time, the expected five-year survival rate can increase up to 97 %. Therefore, exploring various methods for early detection can contribute with tools which can be used to improve detection of disease and finally to make sure that help is given in time. READ MORE

  4. 4. MODELING CAPITAL ASSET RETURNS ON THE SWEDISH STOCK MARKET - An evaluation of Fama French’s Five Factor Model against its predecessors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Kristoffer Bergram; Ludvig Göransson; [2019]
    Keywords : asset pricing modeling; time series regression; statistics; Fama French Five Factor model; Carhart Four Factor model; Fama French Three Factor model; Swedish stock market; portfolio theory; behavioral economics; Mathematics and Statistics; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis compared the explanatory rate of three asset pricing models related to excess returns on the Swedish stock market. A more granular evaluation of each model’s factors was also conducted. A random sample of 90 companies was drawn from the Stockholm Stock Exchange (N = 371) using a Blomberg terminal. READ MORE

  5. 5. The World's First Feminist Foreign Policy: Four Years Later

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hannah Sörbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Feminist foreign policy; Evaluation; Margot Wallström; SIDA; Armed Forces; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2014 Sweden declared itself the first country in the world to launch a feminist foreign policy. It was four years ago and Sweden is now preparing for a new government, hence this thesis aims to evaluate what feminist foreign policy has meant for Sweden's 2014-2018 government. READ MORE