Essays about: "a sample of significance of study"

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  1. 21. The effect of creditor rights on the relationship of firm-level corporate governance and firm value in case of M&As

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mathias Auer; [2018]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Firm Value; Creditor Protection; M A; Investor Protection; Agency Conflict;

    Abstract : This study examines the relationship of firm-level corporate governance and firm value, proposing a moderating effect by country-level creditor protection rights in case of M&As. In order to analyse this setting a sample of 331 deals over the period of 14 years (2002-2015) was evaluated. READ MORE

  2. 22. PRESIDENTIALISM IN DEVELOPING DEMOCRACIES: A SOURCE FOR BAD GOVERNANCE? A quantitative study on the effect of presidentialism on corruption in developing democracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Larsson; [2017-07-07]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Researchers within the field of political science have been analyzing the effects of legislative-executive relations for several decades and both parliamentarism and presidentialism have their critics and proponents. However, this topic needs revisiting, especially after Sri Lanka and Turkey recently experienced a shift in legislative-executive relations. READ MORE

  3. 23. SWEDISH MUTUAL EQUITY FUND PERFORMANCE - A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SWEDISH FUNDS INVESTING IN SWEDEN & THE U.S.

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    Author : Filip Jilsén; Mattias Juhlin; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : Performance Evaluation; Mutual Equity funds; Actively Managed Funds; Risk-Adjustment Return; Sharpe Ratio; Treynor Ratio; Carhart Four-Factor Model; Swedish Fund Performance; U.S. Fund Performance;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the performance of Swedish mutual equity funds that primarily invest in either the Swedish or the U.S. market. Complementing prior research, we emphasis the relative performance differences between two markets and compare different portfolios with domestic indices. READ MORE

  4. 24. Identification of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and organophosphate flame retardants (OPFR) in building materials

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Daniel Duberg; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Humans today spend most of their time in various indoor settings such as housing, schools and workplaces. The quality of the indoor environment is therefore of great significance for our wellbeing. However, it has been suggested that the indoor environment contains over 6000 organic compounds, such as various volatile organic compounds (VOC). READ MORE

  5. 25. The Predicament of Excess Cash and M&A in an Agency Conflict Context: Evidence from the U.S

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Bianca Merckling; Ellen Börjesson; [2017]
    Keywords : M A; Excess Cash; Corporate Governance; Agency Conflicts; Governance Index;

    Abstract : This study aims to establish the relationship between cash levels (Opler et al. 1999), shareholder rights (Gompers, Ishii & Metrick 2003) and stock performance focusing on agency conflicts and the free cash flow problem in an M&A context. The data used covers M&A transactions in the U.S between the years 1990 and 2016. READ MORE