Essays about: "accounting"

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  1. 1. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Earnings management research design - An evaluation of aggregate and specific accruals models

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Carl-Hugo Alhanko; Cecilia Hällzon; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Model design; Accruals models; Opportunistic behaviour;

    Abstract : This study aims to evaluate whether accruals models are useful to detect earnings management in listed Swedish companies. We analyse the ability of aggregate and specific accruals models to detect manipulation, to provide unbiased estimates of discretionary behaviour and to identify known cases of accruals fraud. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Post-IPO Performance of Venture Capital-backed Companies - Evidence from the European High-Tech Industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jonas Hollacher; Julia van Holt; [2019]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Operating Performance; Market Performance; Post-IPO; High-Tech;

    Abstract : This thesis focusses on the question whether VC-backing is positively related to the long-term post-IPO performance of companies. It thereby aims to contribute to the clarification of the broader question whether VC funds create lasting value for European high-tech companies through their financing and continued provision of monitoring and advise services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Management control systems in digital native companies

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Amanda Ahren Moonga; Anton Berzelius; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital native companies; Management control systems; Accounting function;

    Abstract : This paper aims to investigate how digital native companies design and use management control systems with regard to digital innovation. Existing literature on management control and digital innovation are concerned with companies that are in the midst of a digital transformation process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Testing Piotroski's F_SCORE on the U.S. Stock Market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Xiangyu Mo; Yuzi Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Piotroski; Abnormal Returns; Market Efficiency; U.S. Stock Market;

    Abstract : Piotroski (2000) generates a fundamental investing method built upon F_SCORE to identify financially strong firms. In this paper, we investigate whether Piotroski's simple accounting- based fundamental method could still be applied to the U.S. market throughout 12 years from 2004 to 2015. READ MORE