Essays about: "agency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1841 essays containing the word agency.

  1. 1. GP stakes in Private Equity: An Empirical Analysis of Minority Stakes in Private Equity Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jonatan Gustafsson; Erik Fogelström; [2021]
    Keywords : GP Stakes; Minority Stakes; Private Equity; Agency Conflicts; Difference-in-Differences;

    Abstract : This study examines the phenomenon of minority stakes in Private Equity firms ("GP stakes") and specifically the motives behind such deals and their fund-level impact on target firms. We use a unique dataset on GP stake deals between 1988-2020 to empirically analyze the motivations behind GP stakes using logit regressions and their fund level impact using a Difference-in- Differences (DiD) approach with fixed effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. CEO stock option wealth and strategic risk-taking: a behavioural agency perspective

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

    Author : Mengjue Tan; Yunge Liu; [2021]
    Keywords : CEO stock option wealth; Behavioural agency model; Managerial strategic risk-taking; Bankruptcy likelihood;

    Abstract : This study builds on the behavioural agency model to investigate the relationship between CEO stock option wealth and managerial strategic risk taking. This study reveals that stock options may both positively and negatively influence CEO's strategic risk taking, depending on whether they are exercisable or unexercisable, and depending on how much the accumulated cash value and prospective value is. READ MORE

  3. 3. TO PERFORM, OR NOT TO PERFORM? A queer reading of feminist theatre performances in Istanbul

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Marina Farima; [2020-11-30]
    Keywords : feminist politics; feminist theatre; Istanbul; performativity; queer reading;

    Abstract : Feminist theatre, I opine, is a tremendously valuable tool that could help individuals togaze politically at their own lives. This thesis is compiled by an exploratory research into thetheatrical stage of Istanbul aiming to analyse three plays with a queer lens as means to uncover the feminist politics that transforms the normative norms of both the theatre and the society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Value Proposition in Oversea Study Agency industry - A case study of Huashi oversea study agency

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jingwen Du; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : oversea study; value creation; value proposition; value proposition canvas;

    Abstract : Background and purpose: With globalization development, education cooperation and competition among countries are becoming more and more frequent, which makes many students want to go abroad for further study to learn more professional knowledge. China is a country with the largest number of students studying abroad, promoting the development of oversea study agencies. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE MEPS OF THE EPP AND THE EUROPEAN PILLAR OF SOCIAL RIGHTS - Voting to serve Europe, the nation or themselves?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Artonius; [2020-09-08]
    Keywords : Decision-making; election-seeking; policy-seeking; office-seeking;

    Abstract : The initiative of the European pillar of social rights was supposed to bring the European Union onestep closer towards a more social Europe and the European Parliament (EP) approved the finalresolution in January 2017. However, the result of this resolution revealed some interesting votingbehavior of the European people’s party (EPP). READ MORE