Essays about: "Event study"

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  1. 1. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. 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. Effects of noise on memory performance in adults

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Keyvan Khajehdehi; [2019]
    Keywords : Noise; working memory; prospective memory; Arbetsminne; prospektivt minne; buller;

    Abstract : Previous studies have shown negative effects of noise on cognitive performance. However,these effects on memory have been less examined. This study was set out to investigate theeffect of noise on working memory as well as prospective memory in an adult population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insider timing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange : A study of short-term cumulative returns prior to mid-cap CEOs’ transactions in their own firm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Stephen Maconi; Alexander Singer; [2019]
    Keywords : insiders; insider transactions; transaction timing; managerial timing; abnormal returns;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how CEOs in public Swedish mid-cap corporations time their transactions in their own company’s stock in a short-term perspective. To investigate this, an event study methodology is employed on cumulative returns surrounding these insiders’ transactions, both absolute and relative to the market. READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of the Protest Paradigm : A media frame analysis of athletes using the national anthem as protest strategy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Celicia Lyche Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Protest paradigm; Media framing; Abdul-Rauf; Delgado; Kaepernick; National Anthem; Sport Event;

    Abstract : The purpose of the presented research is to evaluate the presence of the protest paradigm on a non-violent protest during a sport event, using the national anthem and the national flag as its strategy. The study will examine the protest performed by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in 1996, Carlos Delgado in 2004 and Colin Kaepernick in 2016. READ MORE