Essays about: "Tobacco"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the word Tobacco.

  1. 1. The effect of an increased excise tax on alcohol consumption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Celina Hua; Sarah Pramle; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In September 2020, the Swedish government announced the ambition to further raise the tax on alcohol and tobacco products. The new policy, planned to be enacted in January 2023, aims to adjust for inflationary measures while promoting public health and increasing government revenue. READ MORE

  2. 2. By Vice or Virtue: Does it Pay Off to Sin During Market Downturns?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : William Sandell; Albin Lindgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Sin stocks; Socially responsible investing; Recession resistance; Alpha; Beta; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates sin stock characteristics through relative return performance compared to the global market index MSCI World, defining stock defensiveness towards market movements (i.e. recession resistance) and abnormal amounts of excess returns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tobacco Smoking and Exercising Habits: What Has Socioeconomic Status Got to Do With It?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Andreas Andersson; Veronica Nelson; [2021]
    Keywords : Health Behavior; Smoking; Exercise; Socioeconomic Status;

    Abstract : There is a large and growing literature regarding unhealthy lifestyle habits and their relationship with socioeconomic status. In this paper, we build on previous literature by exploiting the introduction of the German minimum wage in 2015 and adding the notion of immediate socioeconomic changes to analyze the causal effect of commonly used measures of socioeconomic status on tobacco smoking and exercising habits. READ MORE

  4. 4. LYFT - A Feminine Alternative for Snus : An Exploratory Study of Consumer Perceptions of Gendered Brands

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Cilla Palmroos; Samuel Bengtsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Brand Gender; Brand Love; Gender Congruence; Snus;

    Abstract : Background:Brand gender is the set of human personality traits associated with masculinity and femininity applicable and relevant to brands. Brand gender perceptions can be affected through a range of different marketing techniques, to attract specific customers, and positively influence their consumer-brand relationships and their brand equity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Would You Rather Laugh with the Sinners than Cry with the Saints?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gustav Nilsson; Marcus Undén; [2021]
    Keywords : Sin Stocks; Social Norms; SRI; ESG; Institutional Ownership;

    Abstract : This thesis provides new evidence on social norms' impact on capital markets through the lens of the Swedish stock market and sheds new light on ownership structure, analyst coverage, valuation and financing decisions of vice companies - companies involved in sinful industries, including gambling, tobacco and alcohol - as well as its implication for stock returns. We show that sin stocks are neglected by institutions and have lower sell-side analyst coverage, thus sin stocks indicatively face less liquid equity markets than comparable stocks. READ MORE