Essays about: "causality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 353 essays containing the word causality.

  1. 1. "No good being a witch unless you let people know" : The importance of performance in Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Maria Sköld; [2022]
    Keywords : Pratchett; Terry Pratchett; Discworld; Wyrd Sisters; performance; performativity; metafiction; parody; fantasy; theatre; Pratchett; Terry Pratchett; Skivvärlden; Häxkonster; roller; performativitet; metafiktion; parodi; fantasy; teater;

    Abstract : In this analysis of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters, I argue that performance of the witch is the most important part of witchcraft on Discworld, and, indeed, what drives the story. To underpin this position, I understand Wyrd Sisters as a work of metafiction and parody, examine witch tropes and stories on Discworld and draw parallels to the weird sisters of Shakespeare's Macbeth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fjäderplockning hos sällskapspapegojor : en enkätstudie med fokus på prevalens och användningen av psykofarmaka

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Linnéa Wester; [2022]
    Keywords : Psykogen fjäderplockning; sjukdomsorsakad fjäderplockning; tricykliska antidepressiva medel; klomipramin; amitriptylin; selektiva serotoninåterupptagshämmare; fluoxetin; paroxetin; dopaminantagonister; antipsykotika; haloperidol; opioidantagonister; naltrexon;

    Abstract : Fjäderplockning är ett komplext problem med många grundorsaker och bidragande faktorer. Det är ett vanligt problem med en uppskattad prevalens på 10–15 % bland sällskapspapegojor. Problemet är även allvarligt då det kan orsaka och reflektera bristande välfärd. READ MORE

  3. 3. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF DEPENDENCE STRUCTURES AND SPILLOVER EFFECTS ACROSS STOCK MARKETS: A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VIETNAM AND ITS MAJOR TRADING PARTNERS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : My Phung; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : stock markets; dependence structure; spillover effect; copula model; VAR-BEKK-GARCH model;

    Abstract : This thesis studies dependence structures and spillover effects between the Vietnamese stock market and the American, Japanese, and European equity markets over the period from 2005 to 2020. For this purpose, I use copula-based models to investigate the dependence structure and asymmetric VAR-BEKK-GARCH frameworks to further define spillover effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Tax Rates and Economic Growth- A panel study of private investment in the OECD countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : André Esmaili; Kim Lif; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Corporate tax rate; Economic growth; GFCF; Cost of capital; Granger- causality; Panel cointegration;

    Abstract : Since the 1980s the corporate tax rate of the OECD countries has been on a downward trend, moving from levels of about 44 percentage points on average down to about 25 percentage points in the 2010s. The objective of this thesis is therefore to study the fall of the corporate tax rate and its impact on private investment in the OECD countries in order to evaluate the efficacy of the corporate tax rate as a tool for policymakers. READ MORE

  5. 5. The impact of macroeconomic variables on the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Karlstads universitet; Karlstads universitet

    Author : John Johansson; Anton Rudberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Macroeconomic variables; Swedish stock market; Cointegration; Granger causality; Makroekonomiska variabler; Svenska aktiemarknaden; Samintegrering; Granger kausalitet;

    Abstract : The main objective of this thesis is to find information of how, or if, the selected macroeconomic variables consumer price index, interest rate, exchange rate, industrial production, oil price and money supply have affected the Swedish stock market (OMXafgx) during the time-period 1973-2017. Findings in this research proves that all variables are co-integrated with the Swedish stock market, but only one of the variables selected, industrial production, have a short- and a longrun relationship affecting the Swedish stock market. READ MORE