Essays about: "United States of America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 124 essays containing the words United States of America.

  1. 1. THE SHIFT TOWARD ELECTRIFICATION IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY - A Scenario Analysis Investigating What Sourcing Mode for Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Original Equipment Manufacturers Can Take to Meet Future Demand in The United States

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nicolina Jacobsson; Sara Svärd; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : Automotive Industry; Electrification; Electrification in the United States; Lithium-ion Battery Cells; Scenario Planning; Sourcing; Sourcing Continuum; Transaction Cost Theory;

    Abstract : The automotive industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emissions and hasconsequently commenced its transition toward producing more sustainable vehicles. Electric vehiclesare contributing to sustainable development and due to new components, original equipmentmanufacturers are facing substantial supply chain challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pro-life, Positioning and Imperialism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Statements on Abortion and Reproductive Health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte German; [2020]
    Keywords : United States of America; Foreign Aid; Abortion; Critical Discourse Analysis; Postcolonial Feminist Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to explore how the practice of abortion is defined and created in U.S. presidential administrations’ statements on foreign aid, how the discourses regarding abortion and reproductive health have changed between 1984-2019 and how the U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implied Volatility and Historical Volatility : An Empirical Evidence About The Content of Information And Forecasting Power

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

    Author : Mohammad Aljaid; Mohammed Diaa Zakaria; [2020]
    Keywords : Implied Volatilty; Mincer–Zarnowitz regression; GARCHModel; Realized Volatility; Predictive Power.;

    Abstract : This study examines whether the implied volatility index can provide further information in forecasting volatility than historical volatility using GARCHfamily models. For this purpose, this researchhas been conducted to forecast volatility in two main markets the United States of America through its wildly used Standard and Poor’s 500 index and its correspondingvolatility index VIX and in Europe through its Euro Stoxx 50 and its correspondingvolatility index VSTOXX. READ MORE

  4. 4. The introduction of the Africanised honey bee: A stinging menace or a blessing of the Americas? : a comparison of the Brazilian and USA beekeeping experiences

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jorge Antonio Moreno Reategui; [2020]
    Keywords : Beekeeping Social field; Africanised honey bee; qualitative and quantitative research methodology;

    Abstract : In 1956, Brazilian scientist Warwick Estevam Kerr, introduced queens of the African honey bee (AHB) from South Africa to breed with European honey bees (EHB) in order to improve honey production in Brazil. Some of the AHB swarmed by accident out of the experimental apiary, located in Rio Claro-São Paulo State, and started to spread. READ MORE

  5. 5. Media frames of artificial intelligence : A comparative study between USA and China

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Michelle Wartiainen; [2020]
    Keywords : Artificial intelligence; China; America; The United States; The Republic of China; Framing; Frames; Narratives; Media; Media framing; Newspapers; AI arms race; International relations;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the frequency in which certain views regarding artificial intelligence appear in American and Chinese newspapers. Given the general lack of studies focusing on media frames in the world’s two leading AI superpowers, this thesis contributes to the research on how AI is covered, and how it might relate to the international context. READ MORE