Essays about: "Signaling theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Signaling theory.

  1. 1. Staging Areopagitica : A report on what theater can borrow from courthouses to strengthen its civic function as an instrument of truth

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Mohammed Selander; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Throughout the report, I argue for the virtues of allowing the contentious fictional narratives of poetry, theatre and myth to take place in the public's consciousness. In an attempt to deal with the spread of misinformation, societies have tended to favor censorship, which only deals with a symptom at the cost of the public's critical thinking. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does sustainability affect dividend policy? : A panel data study on Nordic firms

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Andreas Johansson; Alexander Fahlén; [2019]
    Keywords : Dividend policy; Dividend payout ratio; ESG; Sustainability; Agency theory; Signaling theory;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between corporate sustainability and dividend policy in the Nordic countries. In the field of finance, the importance of corporate sustainability is growing, particularly in the Nordic countries, which excel in global sustainability rankings. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of the Swedish carbon tax on household and industry emissions

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Sabina Dellstig; [2019]
    Keywords : CO2 tax; carbon tax; price elasticity; signaling effect; ex-post evaluation; CO2 emissions; households; industry; Sweden; FMOLS;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to evaluate if the Swedish carbon tax, introduced in 1991, has led to a decline in CO2 emissions in two sectors of the Swedish economy: the manufacturing industry and the household sector – and if so, to what extent. The question is approached by estimating the elasticity of demand for CO2 emissions, with respect to the total energy price and, separately, for the carbon tax. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employer branding: A way to retain young employees : A qualitative study on how SMEs use employer branding in order to retain young employees in their organization and how it is perceived.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Theodor Krona; Emil Virbert Kronqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Employer branding; Gen Z; Gen Y; HR; Marketing; Organizational behaviour; Organizational culture; Employee retention;

    Abstract : Problem background: The voluntary turnover of employees is increasing, the baby boomer generation is retiring and the remaining jobs are to be filled with the workforce left behind, a workforce that is smaller in size. These younger generations (generation Y and Z) have different values and attitudes towards work, and they tend to switch jobs more frequently. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Board Structure Impact IPO Underpricing? - Evidence from Sweden

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

    Author : Alex Torgersson; Marc Bergmann; Maria Lindholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offerings; Underpricing; Corporate Governance; Board Characteristics; Board Independence;

    Abstract : This paper applies a mixed research method and signaling theory to study the effect of certain board characteristics on IPO underpricing in Sweden. By examining 316 IPOs and 1,678 board members between 2014 and 2018 through various regressions, the analysis demonstrates that board size, board diversity, and education as a proxy for competence, are not correlated with underpricing. READ MORE