Essays about: "cross-sectional study"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 540 essays containing the words cross-sectional study.

  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The role of Authenticity in Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life: An exploratory Cross-sectional study.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Loke Blomgren; Johan Strååht; [2019]
    Keywords : Authenticity; depression; anxiety; health-related quality of life; life satisfaction; adult romantic attachment; reflective functioning; mentalisation; insight.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between authenticity and symptoms of anxiety and depression as well as health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) and life satisfaction in the context of the theoretically related constructs of adult romantic attachment, reflective functioning and insight in a convenience sample of Swedish adults. One hundred and ninety-one participants were recruited from various sources through a convenience sampling method. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is Sharing Caring? : A Quantitative Study of Consumers Intention to Write Online Product Reviews.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Philip Warntoft; Simon Huléen; Vincent Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : eWOM; online reviews; antecedents; behavioral intention; personal motives; economic incentives; venting; attitude; social motives; subjective norm; helping others; concern for others; a sense of community;

    Abstract : Background: Electronic Word of Mouth (eWOM) is something that lately has gained increasing relevance and importance when it comes to consumers purchase decisions. Online reviews are considered to be the most important and reliable form of eWOM and it refers to when consumers communicate with other consumers online regarding their previous shopping experiences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Import penetration from China and its effect on manufacturing employment in the OECD countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Hellberg; Ludvig Mannerson; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Import penetration; OECD; trade; manufacturing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China has ever since the 1990s emerged as a manufacturing superpower, following its liberalized trade reforms and its entrance to the World Trade Organization. This has caused China to expand their exports substantially, in particular to the OECD countries. READ MORE