Essays about: "US"

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  1. 1. Financial Performance of Firms with Low Respectively High ESG Scores - A study of the US Technology sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Hanna Lindbo; Diana Salim; [2019-02-21]
    Keywords : ESG; Technology sector; Risk-adjusted return; Sharpe Ratio;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between financial performance and ESG score over a five-year time period, January 2013 to January 2018, in the US market. To examine this, two small cap portfolios is constructed, one consisting of firms with high ESG scores and one with low ESG scores. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceiving Terrorism: A survey experiment about how Swedish students define terrorism based on the perpetrator’s ethnicity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Niklas von Mentzer Marcev; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze how students perceive the concept of terrorism based on the ethnicity ascribed to the perpetrator. Studies conducted in the US have shown that the public defines political violence differently depending on the language used to describe the event, white perpetrators are more often called mass shooters while perpetrators of other ethnicities are more frequently called terrorists. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Balancing Act of Disclosure: Experiences of Stigma and Resistance Among Men Who Sell Sex to Men

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linda Laura Palhamn; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Disclosure; MSW male sex work ; stigma; and resistance;

    Abstract : Little attention has been given in previous research to disclosure about sex work and even lessto men’s experience of disclosure about selling sex. There is a lack of understanding of thechoices behind disclosure and how men who have experiences of selling sex use disclosure. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Partially Observable Markov Decision Process for Breast Cancer Screening

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : Joshua Hudson; [2019]
    Keywords : POMDP; Markov Decision Process; Breast Cancer; Screening; Operations Research;

    Abstract : In the US, breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and the most lethal. There are many decisions that must be made by the doctor and/or the patient when dealing with a potential breast cancer. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Changing Importance of Ratings for Sales: Evidence from the Film Industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Bendik Enstad; [2019]
    Keywords : ratings; word-of-mouth; social learning; film;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the influencing effect that ratings have on revenue using a fixed effects framework. A panel data set of up to 2,025 movies running in US and Canadian cinemas with daily frequency is constructed. The period spans from 2010 to 2018. READ MORE