Essays about: "Statistics"

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  1. 1. Employment effects of an increase in sugar tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Viktoria Carshaw; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper examined the changes in employment in industries with close ties to sugary products sales following an increase in sugar tax in Norway in January 2018. Using the data from Statistics Norway and having removed seasonality, interrupted time series analysis was conducted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Election Forecasting in a Multiparty System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Stefan Lindborg; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Election forecasting; Polling; Multiparty systems; Dynamic Linear Models; DLM; Kalman filtering; Swedish elections;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis in statistics covers the subject of election forecasting in a multipartysystem, using polling data, that is data collected to measure party support, and dynamiclinear models (DLMs) with Kalman filtering. In terms of decision-making the outcomeof an election can be thought of as an uncertainty. READ MORE

  3. 3. MODELING CAPITAL ASSET RETURNS ON THE SWEDISH STOCK MARKET - An evaluation of Fama French’s Five Factor Model against its predecessors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Kristoffer Bergram; Ludvig Göransson; [2019]
    Keywords : asset pricing modeling; time series regression; statistics; Fama French Five Factor model; Carhart Four Factor model; Fama French Three Factor model; Swedish stock market; portfolio theory; behavioral economics; Mathematics and Statistics; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis compared the explanatory rate of three asset pricing models related to excess returns on the Swedish stock market. A more granular evaluation of each model’s factors was also conducted. A random sample of 90 companies was drawn from the Stockholm Stock Exchange (N = 371) using a Blomberg terminal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Did quantitative easing impact wealth inequality?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marie-Jacques Georget; [2019]
    Keywords : Quantitative Easing; QE; monetary policy; wealth inequality; the Federal Reserve;

    Abstract : On November 25, 2008, the Federal Reserve initiated what came to be the largest Asset Purchase Program in history1, the Large-Scale Asset Purchase Program, widely known a quantitative easing (QE). When the Federal Reserve in October 29, 2014, announced the end of the program, they held $4.5 trillion worth of assets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vietnamese nursing students' knowledge in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and perceptions of training in CPR

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Emelie Kihlberg; Nadine Rosenkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;  cardiac arrest;  education; nursing students; Hjärt- och lungräddning; hjärtstopp; utbildning; sjuksköterskestudent;

    Abstract : Background Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) increases significantly the chance of survival in cases of a cardiac arrest. The ability to respond quickly and effectively to a cardiac arrest rests on nurses being competent, prepared and up-to-date. READ MORE