Essays about: "Multivariate regression"

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  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smarter geovisualization tools : a user approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Frida Ulfves; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; geography; geovisualizations; sense of place; user approach; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Geovisualization tools are continuously becoming more complex. These tools can present vivid and highly accurate representations of the real world. Simultaneously, spatial data is becoming incredibly detailed and the possibilities of interacting with the geovisualization tools are plentiful. Geovisualization tools are indeed powerful. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does CSR Facilitate an Enhanced M&A Performance? - Empirical Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions in Northern Europe

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Hugo Hågemark; Emma Hector; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; Mergers and Acquisitions; Cumulative Abnormal Returns; Deal Duration; Northern Europe;

    Abstract : Transaction volumes in the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) markets are close to peak levels (JP Morgan, 2018) and companies', as well as capital markets' investments into corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, are growing from already high levels (Kitzmueller and Shimshack, 2012; Nordea 2017). However, it is still uncertain whether any such investments succeed to generate shareholder value (Bruner, 2002; Margolis et at. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bond Yield Discrepancies - A study of bond yield components and discrepancies for US and EU bonds from 2008 to 2017

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Erik Skoglund; [2019]
    Keywords : Notching; Investment Grade; High Yield; Seniority;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the yield components of bonds for US and EU bonds from 2008 to 2017. We calculate the yield difference for bonds with different seniority, coupons and issuing region and use a multivariate regression analysis. Using these results, we analyse types of bonds that seem more beneficial to invest in. READ MORE

  5. 5. INFLUENCE OF VALUES ON ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE IN DEVELOPED ECONOMIES How influential are values on environmental performance in countries with higher economic development?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alma Avdic; [2018-10-31]
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    Abstract : Environmental problems have become a more and more important topic in the political science research. In order to stop exploiting natural resources and worsening living conditions, an answer to what is needed for improving environmental performance needs to be found. READ MORE