Essays about: "Risk"

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  1. 1. Systemic risk and the market-to-book value of banks' equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Florian Moritz Meier; Yuqing Meng; [2019]
    Keywords : Banks; Financial Crisis; Government Guarantees; Market-to-book Value; Risk;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis is to investigate whether market participants considered possible government guarantees when valuing banks' equity before the recent financial crisis and to what extent the market value of banks' equity is useful to estimate their exposure to systemic risk. Using a theoretical approach, we first present our argument that anticipated government guarantees in case of a systemic breakdown lead to financing costs of debt being independent from a bank's exposure to systemic risk. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSR disclosure and decision usefulness - are firms aware of what information users find as useful? A study investigating the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Naosil Hanna; Oscar Bjurviken; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR; Sell-side equity analysts; Equity valuation; Investment relations;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the identified research gap concerning the area of sell-side equity analysts' informational needs and preferences, relating to the relevance and usefulness of the informational value in CSR disclosure. An exploratory, qualitative study has been made to investigate the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users. READ MORE

  3. 3. In search for the reputational investment factor

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Birger Myrberg; David Dreja; [2019]
    Keywords : Factor investing; Smart beta investing; Corporate reputation; Performance forecast; Risk-adjusted returns;

    Abstract : This paper looks at corporate reputation and its effect on future firm performance using the Reputation Quotient (RQ) produced by Harris Interactive Inc. as proxy for reputation. READ MORE

  4. 4. A review of decision-making in the Authorisation regime of Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 REACH

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Mats Forkman; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Chemicals are integral to almost all sectors of society, bringing many benefits, but the sound management throughout their lifecycle is essential in order to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. The object of this study, the Authorisation regime in EU’s REACH-regulation, is one regulatory instrument to control chemicals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimenting with picture-based methods for semantic fieldwork: A case study on quantity superlatives in Persian

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistikoch vetenskapsteori

    Author : Golsa Nouri-Hosseini; [2018-11-14]
    Keywords : picture-based methods; semantic fieldwork; superlatives; Persian;

    Abstract : This work (a) presents a novel questionnaire for eliciting comparatives and superlatives of quality and quantity; (b) suggests guidelines for creating visual elicitation stimuli, as well as practical implications for semantic fieldworkers; (c) reports on a case study comparing two visual elicitation methods in semantic fieldwork, storyboards and picture-aided translation, showing that picture-aided translation might work better than storyboards for some purposes; (d) reports the results of comparing two different stories (the ‘What Matters’ story, developed in the project, and the ‘Bake-off’ story from Totem Field Storyboards) in semantic fieldwork; and (e) presents results of studying the morphosyntactic strategies for expressing superlatives of quantity and quality, comparatives, definiteness, and absolute, relative and proportional readings in Persian.Storyboards are a series of pictures which tell a story, and the participants are invited to tell the story in their native language, based on the pictures. READ MORE