Essays about: "bias"

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  1. 1. VC Investment Decisions: Hunches, Metrics, or Coin Flips?

    University essay from

    Author : Xia Hallding; August Källström; [2023-06-30]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; investment decisions; metrics;

    Abstract : Venture capitalists (VCs) face a complex decision-making process when selecting startups to invest in. This qualitative single case study aims to highlight the factors VCs take into account and how their decisions vary depending on the investment area and startup stage, where previous research has yielded conflicting conclusions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Differences in Risk Attitudes: An Analysis of the Swedish Premium Pension System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yasmine Ben Rouha; Preet Kawal Kaur; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : decision making; investment behavior; gender differences; risk; risk attitude; PPS; PPS choices; funds;

    Abstract : This thesis examines gender differences in investment behavior within the Swedish Premium Pension System for the years 2015-2022. The thesis uses the pension system as a case study to identify possible differences in risk attitude, factors that affect and whether gender has an impact on the level of home bias in investment decisions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Venture Capital in times of Uncertainty - Fund managers perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Aghil Aghili; Hampus Borgström; Oscar Elfvin; [2023-02-27]
    Keywords : VC; Private Equity; Interest Rates; Supply Demand; Familiarity Bias; Natural Rate of Interest.;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the fundraising and investment process of Venture Capital funds and how the managers act during times of increased rates and times of uncertainties. Due to the uncertain times of high inflation and increasing interest rates, pressure has been put on financial markets. READ MORE

  4. 4. A qualitative study on Invisible Racism, Racial Bias and Inequality among Afro-Swedish Healthcare Workers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jennifer Nnopuechi; [2023-02-09]
    Keywords : Labor market; Afro-Swedes; Invisible Racism; Bias; Heath Care; Sweden; Identity;

    Abstract : For many years, migration and racialization has formed a central theme widely discussed in our world today. The central notion of difference; vis-à-vis what is not seen, that is, absence of a certain element portray a huge standing in issues of race in recent times. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do Football Players Give Female Coaches the Red Card?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Erica Froste Myrin; Sigrid Holmgren; [2023]
    Keywords : gender bias; sport; leadership; football; evaluation;

    Abstract : In Swedish elite football, the skewed gender distribution between coaches is conspicuous, and this thesis aims to investigate one channel as to why there are so few female coaches in this environment. Previous research has found that students evaluate female teachers more critically than male teachers, even in components that they cannot control; might this be the case in Swedish elite football as well? We have conducted a framed field experiment on the teams in the highest football division for players 19 years or under in Sweden. READ MORE