Essays about: "Macroeconomic Factors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 essays containing the words Macroeconomic Factors.

  1. 1. Income Distribution and Happiness in Europe - Are Scandinavians more Sensitive to Inequality?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Amanda Josefsson; Simona Koria; [2019-07-12]
    Keywords : inequality; happiness; well-being; Europe; Scandinavia; welfare; income distribution; inequality aversion;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to investigate the effect of income inequality on happiness in Europe. A comparison between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe is made using cross-sectional data from the European Social Survey for 2008-2016 to establish possible differences in inequality aversion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Arbitrage Pricing Theory: A study on the Stockholm Stock

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Richard Johansson; Pierre Petersson; [2019-03-01]
    Keywords : Arbitrage Pricing Theory; APT; Stockholm Stock Exchange; Macroeconomic Factors; Multi Factor Model;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the macroeconomic factors that affect the returns on the different portfolios in Stockholm Stock Exchange by using Arbitrage Pricing Theory (Stephen Ross 1976). We use the portfolios of Large Cap, Mid Cap, Small Cap, and All Caps. Specifically, multiple index model is used. The sample period is 2012-2017. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Gladiators of the OMXSPI : What are the key drivers trailing the durable performance?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Jakob Cullhed; Fredrik Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : OMXSPI; top performers; stock price; drivers; P E; EV EBITDA; multiples;

    Abstract : Background and problem: The impact on the stock market of macroeconomic factors have been analyzed in several earlier studies. These are forces constantly changing and thereby they contribute to changing the supply and demand of stocks. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wealth Inequality : Analysis based on 21 EU countries

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Mengying Man; Meixuan Ren; [2019]
    Keywords : Wealth Inequality; Gini Index; Housing Price Index; Minimum Wage; Inflation Rate;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine how wealth inequality alters when macroeconomic factors such as housing price index, inflation rate, and minimum wage change. In the theoretical part, the potential connection between some macroeconomic factors and wealth inequality is described through the link of the Lorenz Curve and Pareto distribution. READ MORE

  5. 5. The yield curve and its forecasting potential : A review of empirical literature

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi; Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Dimitrij Nakovski; Daniel Soume; [2019]
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    Abstract : This paper demonstrates an overview of the empirical literature from the 1960s and onward as to why yield curve inversions are a leading recession forecasting indicator for the two to four-quarter forecasting horizon. This approach establishes a research framework within the delimitations of yield curve analysis and specifically, the effects of practical computational issues. READ MORE