Essays about: "Signaling Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 84 essays containing the words Signaling Theory.

  1. 1. Gender Imbalance and Educational Investments in China

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jessica Johansson; Anna Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex Ratio; Education; One Child Policy; Marriage; Signaling;

    Abstract : An unintended consequence of the One Child Policy, introduced in 1979, has been the increasing sex ratio imbalance in China. This has resulted in millions of excess males, facing difficulties in finding a spouse. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deal or no deal: A qualitative study examining how the entrepreneur's gender affects business angels' willingness to invest during the initial interaction

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Emma Dubo; Isabelle Norberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Business angel; Equity financing; Gender; Self-disclosure; Signaling;

    Abstract : Securing external equity financing from business angels (BAs) has been considered to be more difficult for female entrepreneurs in comparison to men and the underlying mechanisms for the disparity have been discussed. Some scholars argue that structural dissimilarities serve as one of the possible explanations, while others argue that female founders experience discrimination. READ MORE

  3. 3. Discounts, Commitments, and the Attractivity of Rights Offerings: A Swedish Example

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Victor Asp; Alexander Josefsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Seasoned Equity Offering; Rights Issue; Discount; Commitment; Subscription;

    Abstract : We examine the effect of discounts, subscription commitments, and underwriting commitments on the ex-post subscription rate of rights offerings, based on a sample of 164 manually collected rights issues from Swedish stock exchanges in the period ranging from January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2021. Our analysis draws on utility and signaling theory, and our findings determine a statistically significant positive effect of the subscription price discount to the theoretical ex-rights price on the ex-post subscription rate variable which we hold as a proxy for rights offering attractivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. IFRS 16 Leases: A shift in Earnings Management? : A study of the implementation of IFRS 16 Leases’ effect on Scandinaviancompanies’ use of Earnings Management

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Mattias Hedqvist; Hanna Lennerskog; [2022]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Accruals Earnings management; Discretionary accruals; IFRS 16 Leases; Operating Lease; Capitalized Lease;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to explain how the implementation of IFRS 16 Leaseshas affected how publicly listed firms on the Scandinavian stock exchange markets useearnings management activities. Methodology: This thesis has used a quantitative method using a deductive approach with ageneral positivistic philosophy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Educated and Unqualified : Entry-level job requirements and their effect on Self-efficacy of graduating students

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Hjalmar Liljemark; Ayuub Artan; [2022]
    Keywords : entry-level jobs; recruitment; signaling theory; content analysis; vignette survey; self-efficacy;

    Abstract : Problem The exact definition of an entry-level job is being blurred out. Due to rapid technological advancements, clerical occupations that heavily rely on repetitive tasks are being automated at a rapid pace. Meanwhile, multiple entry-level job listings are paradoxically requiring years of entry-level experience from the applicants. READ MORE