Essays about: "Multivariate regression"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 essays containing the words Multivariate regression.

  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. An assessment of patients followed for Hepatitis B at the Department of Infectious Diseases at Örebro University Hospital : - Factors associated with significant liver fibrosis evaluated by transient elastography

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Therese Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Chronic hepatitis B; Liver stiffness; Liver fibrosis; Transient elastography; Risk factors;

    Abstract : Introduction: Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a viral infection that can lead to development of fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Several factors affecting disease progression have been reported, such as sex and region of origin. Liver stiffness and fibrosis can be evaluated using transient elastography. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Independent Financial Advisors in the IPO Process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Julian Kasturiarachchige; Janis von Zimmermann; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial Advisor; Initial Public Offering; Underpricing; Asymmetric Information;

    Abstract : The European Initial Public Offering (IPO) market has seen an important innovation within the last decade: the increasing participation of Independent Financial Advisors (IFA) in the IPO process. Using data from 373 Western European IPOs between January 2012 and February 2019, this paper applies a multivariate regression model to examine the potential impact of IFAs on IPO underpricing, a phenomenon that refers to the persistence of significant, positive initial returns for shares issued in an IPO. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of Credit Rating Announcements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elisabeth Ekstedt; Hampus Hammarstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Credit ratings; Abnormal returns; Event study; Financial crisis; Market comparison.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to further deepen the knowledge surrounding credit rating announcements and their impact on companies’ stock prices. Furthermore, the authors want to investigate whether the potential impacts differ between the US market and the European market, as well as previous to the financial crisis compared to post the financial crisis of 2007- 2009. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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