Essays about: "Fixed income"

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  1. 1. Mind the gap - save lives? : A regression analysis examining how economic inequality affects violent crime, with a special focus on Latin America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Tybrandt; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic inequality; violent crime; income inequality; homicide; Latin America;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study the relationship between economic inequality and violent crime, primarily on a global level but additionally with a special focus on Latin America. Three different regression models are used; a multiple linear regression model with cross- national data on a global level, and a multiple linear regression model with panel data as well as a fixed effects regression model with panel data for Latin America. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Inverted U: Testing for a Swedish Municipal Environmental Kuznets Curve with an Inequality Perspective

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Johan Faxner; Carl Edvin Steinvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Environmental Degradation; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Income Inequality; Swedish Municipalities;

    Abstract : The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis suggests a relationship between environmental degradation and economic development where degradation initially increases with economic development until a certain point where additional development is associated with decreasing degradation. In the literature, the effect of economic inequality on this relationship has been studied from both theoretical and empirical viewpoints. READ MORE

  3. 3. Income Inequality and Support for the Populist Radical-Right : A panel data study of the Gini coefficient and the support for the Sweden Democrats covering the election years from 2002 to 2014

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

    Author : Isabelle Holmberg; Isabel Simon; [2020]
    Keywords : Income inequality; Gini coefficient; Radical-right populism; The Sweden Democrats; Panel data analysis;

    Abstract : Over the past two decades there has been a significant increase in the support for radical-right populist parties in Europe. Simultaneously the income inequality has been rising. The aim of this thesis is to examine how income inequality affects the support for populist radical-right parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. ESG Performance in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Fixed Income in the Context of Home Bias

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jasper Chan; Min Chan Kim; [2020]
    Keywords : Home Bias · ESG · ETF · ESG Equities · Fixed Income; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper explores home bias and the performance of exchange traded funds (ETFs) and bonds under the context of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). It analyzes investment strategies led by non-financial variables such as sustainable and responsible investment and how it affects the expected returns and risk and if the home bias phenomenon is weaker when following the said strategy. READ MORE

  5. 5. What About the People, Though?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jan Matzek; [2020]
    Keywords : income; inequality; human; development; capabilities; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In a developmental context, income inequality has so far been investigated primarily from the angle of its relationship with economic growth. This paper contributes to the limited but growing body of empirical literature examining the interplay between income inequality and human development, here perceived through the capabilities approach. READ MORE