Essays about: "capital"

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  1. 1. Performance Evaluation of Small- and Large-cap stocks - The importance of size effects on the Swedish equity market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Andreas Carlsson; Erik Hulth; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Performance Evaluation; Asset pricing; Size Effect; Sharpe Ratio; Treynor ratio; Jensen´s alpha; Risk-Adjusted Returns; Fama-French Three-Factor Model; Carhart Four-Factor Model; Multi-factor models; Single-factor model;

    Abstract : This Bachelor´s thesis investigated the performance of small-cap stocks and large-cap stocks on the Swedish equity market (NASDAQ OMX) over the years 2011 to 2016. A number of studies focused on asset pricing have during the last decades indicated that the original Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is misspecified and has limited power to explain cross-sectional and temporal variations in expected equity returns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Risk & Capital Flight - Case Study of the Ukrainian Crisis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Christian Gray; Saud Talic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Capital flight; political risk; Ukrainian crisis; balance-of-payments; Crimea; Donbass war; revolution;

    Abstract : This paper examines the economic impact several events of political risk have on components of capital flight Ukraine and capital flight of Ukraine itself. The events of political risk are the Euromaidan revolution, the Russian annexation of Crimea and the war in the region of Donbass. READ MORE

  3. 3. MOBILE MONEY AS A FINANCIAL INCLUSION TOOL FOR POVERTY REDUCTION A cross-country analysis of low- and middle-income countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Grimme Hallberg; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : mobile-money; financial inclusion; poverty; technology; cross-country analysis; low-income countries; middle-income countries;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine if mobile money can act as a financial inclusion tool to reduce poverty levels in low- and middle-income countries. In contrast to the majority of the literature within its research field, this thesis observes the relationship on an aggregate cross-country level instead of using data on an individual or household level, in order to fully examine the impacts on national poverty levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Implications of the Payment Services Directive 2: Empirical Evidence from the Capital Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maxim Mokhonko; Kushtrim Sylejmani; [2019-02-01]
    Keywords : event study; Payment Service Directive 2; PSD 2; regulation;

    Abstract : This study is the first, to our knowledge, to analyze the effect of the Payment Services Directive 2 onthe European banks’ stock returns. The financial market data is analyzed using the event studymethodology. Our findings show that the PSD 2 has had a statistically significant positive impact onthe stock returns of the European banks. READ MORE