Essays about: "Expected ratings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Expected ratings.

  1. 1. How to Differentiate the Difference - A quantitative study on the determinants of discrepancies between expected and actual credit ratings in insurance companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gustav Hellman; Henrik Walldén Persson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Expected ratings; credit ratings; financial strength; discrepancy; earnings management; embedded value; IFRS; life insurers;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating proxemics between avatars in virtual reality

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Xu Han; [2019]
    Keywords : Proxemics; Personal Space; Virtual Reality; Mediated Interaction; ;

    Abstract : Virtual reality (VR) is being used in a large variety of areas nowadays. To take advantage of VR systems and use them as the substitutions of the physical world in social research, it is necessary to verify that results from experiments in virtual environments are coherent with those expected in the real world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE

  4. 4. Influencing perceived consumer experiences, before and after they have happened - A quantitative study of ratings influence on perceived consumer experience in both a pre- and post-experience setting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Eleonor Toni; Erik Nilestoff; [2019]
    Keywords : influence of reviews; forward-framing; backward-framing; consumer satisfaction; consumer experience;

    Abstract : Academia has for a long time studied the influence of word of mouth, specifically reviews, on consumers' purchase intentions of products and the transformative effects thereof. Managers use this knowledge heavily to their advantage, i.e. to attract new customers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are edible insects the new black? An exploratory study assessing Danish children’s perception of edible insects

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anita Geertsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Edible insects; entomophagy; adolescents; perceptions; meat alternative; barriers to adoption; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The consumption and production of livestock have a negative impact on the environment and climate. In many Western countries, the consumption is particularly high and it is expected to increase globally. This increase will lead to further pressure on already stressed planetary boundaries. READ MORE