Essays about: "United States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1234 essays containing the words United States.

  1. 1. Run to the -sustainable- hills? An exploration of ESG fund flows in the US market in response to Flight-To-Safety periods

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Rolon Acevedo; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Finance; Fund Flows; Flight-To-Safety; Safe Haven Assets; ESG; VIX; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Funds flowing into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), Non-ESG, and Precious Metal funds (as a proxy to a safe haven asset) are analyzed for 440 such funds in the United States during Flight-To-Safety (FTS) episodes to determine if investors perceive safe-haven-like properties in ESG funds by shifting funds into this group. FTS episodes represent brief rotations of funds into safer assets to preserve capital during burst of market volatility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Precipitation Nowcasting using Deep Neural Networks

    University essay from KTH/Fysik

    Author : Valter Fallenius; [2022]
    Keywords : Deep Neura Networks; Artificial Intelligence; Meteorology; Precipitationa Nowcasting; Djupa neurala nätverk; artificiell intelligens; nederbördsprognoser; meteorologi;

    Abstract : Deep neural networks (DNNs) based on satellite and radar data have shown promising results for precipitation nowcasting, beating physical models and optical flow for time horizons up to 8 hours. “MetNet”, developed by Google AI, is a 225 million parameter DNN combining three different types of architectures that was trained on satellite and radar data over the United States. READ MORE

  3. 3. Compact Radar System

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för matematik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Nikhil Chalikonda; Naga Viswanth Bonthu; [2022]
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    Abstract : Context: Radar was developed in secret during world war II to detectobstacles or any incoming threat. The term radar was coined in 1940by United States Military as an acronym for "Radio Detection andRanging". Using radio waves a radar detects any incoming threat orobstacle [10]. The basic purpose of radar is for monitoring and security. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tax Avoidance, Aggressive Tax Planning, and the United States’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 : An Investigation into Anti-Base Erosion and Anti-Profit Shifting Strategies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Rosato; [2022]
    Keywords : tax; international tax; OECD; BEPS; Pillar 2; base erosion; profit shifting; anti-avoidance; corporate inversions; TCJA; tax cuts and jobs act; United States; US; law; US tax law; international tax law; taxation; tax planning; aggressive tax planning;

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  5. 5. Stalling Democracy in the Middle East : Failure of US Foreign Policy or Absence of Democratic Culture?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Erik Paananen; [2022]
    Keywords : Middle East; United States interventions; Democratic culture; Case studies; nationally representative public opinion surveys.;

    Abstract : The objective of this essay is to investigate whether the repeated failures to democratize in the Middle East depends on the United States' unsuccessful foreign policy or if it is caused by an absence of democratic culture, focusing primarily on Afghanistan whilst also including Iraq and Libya based on the criteria of having been the subject of US military incursion(s). The research made for this paper is based upon the case study method combined with a quantitative dataset from the Arab Barometer in order to measure democratic culture. READ MORE