Essays about: "Index"

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  1. 1. INNOVATION IN EUROPE A Comparative Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bartlomiej Piotr Kolodziejczyk; [2020-09-16]
    Keywords : innovation; comparison; Europe;

    Abstract : Innovation is one of the major factors of the country’s development and wealth. It is generally accepted that economically strong countries can afford to dedicate more funds to research and development, and as such, the economy and innovation are highly interconnected. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of environmental policies on CO2 emissions - using the environmental policy stringency index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Alexandersson; [2020-09-15]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency index; CO₂ emissions; panel data; fixed effects;

    Abstract : The carbon concentration in the air has increased by 50 percent since pre-industrial times and continues to increase every year. Climate change is, therefore, a significant challenge today. READ MORE

  3. 3. SCHOOL MATERIAL RESOURCES AND STUDENT READING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Linda Gogliotti; [2020-09-10]
    Keywords : PISA 2018; United Arab Emirates educational system; reading achievement; school material resources; Ecological Systems Theory;

    Abstract : Aim:This study aimed to 1) identify differences in overall student reading achievement in the UAE based on student gender, 2) determine if there is school material resource inequity in the UAE based on school location or school type, and 3) measure the effects of school material resources on student reading achievement in the UAE while controlling for other variables.Theory:The theoretical framework used for this study is Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory including the Process-Person-Context-Time model. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planetary Boundary Layer Height Variations Over the Tibetan Plateau in Relation to Local Climate Variables and Large-Scale Circulation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Nils Slättberg; [2020-09-09]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere, the planetary boundary layer (PBL), may reachextremely high above the Tibetan Plateau (TP). Moreover, the TP is a hotspot region forclimate interactions, exerting far-reaching inuences on atmospheric conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing, A study about potential closet indexing in the Swedish equity mutual fund industry.

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    Author : Philip Dufwa; Johan Johansson; [2020-08-20]
    Keywords : Active Share; Tracking error; Fund activity; Fees; Mutual funds; Closet indexing; Index hugging;

    Abstract : We measure the activity of Swedish domiciled equity mutual funds with Sweden as geographical investment universe, by calculating their active share with respect to major market indices like OMX30 GI and OMX Small Cap TR and retrieving tracking error and r-squared from Bloomberg. Afterwards we calculate the cost to investors by comparing the cost of investing in comparable explicit index funds and the cost of the closet indexers. READ MORE