Essays about: "Intrinsic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 491 essays containing the word Intrinsic.

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

    University essay from

    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

  2. 2. Gamification in Secondary Education - A User-Centered and Interdisciplinary Approach

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Izabella Jedel; [2020-07-22]
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    Abstract : The present study concerns an innovative approach to education; applying game elements as a blended learning strategy in secondary education. An exploratory case study of a gamified mathematics course in a secondary school in Sweden was conducted. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sex differences in COVID-19 infections

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Majlinda Spahi; [2020]
    Keywords : COVID-19; corona virus; sex differences; sex hormones;

    Abstract : The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak have shown that there may be sex-dependent differences in morbidity and mortality among individuals contracted with the disease. The aim of the study was to analyse the extent that sex differences appear in COVID-19 infections and to explore whether any differences are due to intrinsic factors in the sexes that cause sex-bias in the disease susceptibility and mortality. READ MORE

  4. 4. "A Carrot on a Stick" : A Qualitative Study on The Impact Gamification Has on Student Motivation and Language Accessibility in the Classroom

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Eugen Hellström; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study investigates how student motivation is affected by gamification and whether gamification can make English as a subject more accessible for Swedish students learning English as a foreign language (EFL) or not. Data was gathered through interviews with five teachers and analyzed through a sociocultural perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influencing identity through objects in ‘constructed realities’ : The role of a ‘diegetic prototype’ in influencing a person's sense of identity in relation to nature

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Mia Shu; [2020]
    Keywords : identity; environmental identity; human-nature connection; speculative design; design fiction; diegetic prototype; transition design; food; home;

    Abstract : Human-nature connection is recognized for its importance for our well-being, development of our environmental identity, and potentially leading to pro-environmental behaviour due to the support of an individual’s intrinsic values. However, the fostering of this connection is not supported and being implemented within society at large. READ MORE