Essays about: "Institutional Theory"

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  1. 1. Proximity to Dissimilar Firms and Universities: Investigating the Impact on Start-up Survival Rates in Sweden and the United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Johan Birgersson; [2023-07-19]
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    Abstract : This study explores the impact of proximity to dissimilar firms and universities on start-up survival rates in Sweden and the United States. By investigating the relationship between firm density and start-up survival in two countries with distinct institutional contexts, this research aims to contribute to the existing literature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Key challenges in SFI education: teacher’s perspectives

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Fatemeh Heravi; [2023-07-04]
    Keywords : Swedish for immigrants; marketisation; SFI; procurement; Teachers’ challenges; public policy;

    Abstract : Aim: The study aims at investigating SFI teachers’ perspectives about different types of challenges they confront with, and the impact that perceived challenges have on teachers’ practices in Gothenburg, Sweden. Theory: Socio-ecological framework was used to comprehend how multiple factors at various levels affect the teachers work and their practices as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysing the development of materiality disclosures in sustainability reporting within the Swedish construction sector during the last decade

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nalika Sandamali; Sawani Pavithrani; [2023-07-03]
    Keywords : Sustainability Reporting; Global Reporting Initiatives; Materiality; Materiality Assessment; Institutional Theory;

    Abstract : This study examines the disclosure of materiality assessments in sustainability reports of prominent Swedish construction firms, aiming to explore the extent to which companies adhered to GRI guidelines and whether there were any discernible shifts in disclosure practices from 2012 to 2021. We have used content analysis to gather data and analyse it through scoring. READ MORE

  4. 4. How do IPOs and SPACs differ in terms of post-listing performance, and how do insider and institutional ownership affect these differences?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Markus Henriksson; Theodor Hansson; [2023-07-03]
    Keywords : SPACs; Special Purpose Acquisition Company; IPOs; Initial Public Offering; Ownership Structure; Abnormal Returns;

    Abstract : Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are the two most prevalent alternatives for firms seeking to list on the stock exchange, which we examine in this study. We study numerous parameters impacting the abnormal returns of IPOs and SPACs and, compare their performance in the short-term and long-term using regressions and current literature to explain the discrepancies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corruption: A catalyst for economic growth? - The case of India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Selver Berbic; Hugo Molander; [2023-07-03]
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    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate and evaluate the role of institutional quality in fostering innovation in developing countries, specifically focusing on corruption's impact on product and process innovation at the firm level in India. The study utilizes a probit model with and without fixed effects applied to data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey (WBES) for both 2014 and 2022, individually. READ MORE