Essays about: "effect of uncertainty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 essays containing the words effect of uncertainty.

  1. 1. Problem prevention using the DCOV approach : A case study on a camera monitoring system at Volvo Cars

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Carl Larsson; Martin Magnusson; [2019]
    Keywords : DCOV; Camera Monitoring System; Customer Satisfaction; Robust Design;

    Abstract : The Swedish car manufacturer, Volvo Cars, are a pioneer in the automotive industry regarding vehicle safety. Ever since they invented the three-point seat belt, the safety aspect has been their main priority. Today, a car is equipped with new technology and is highly dependent on software solutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Illiquidity and Stock Returns: Evidence from the 2007-2016 Period on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Andrea Risberg; Maximilian Linder; [2019]
    Keywords : Illiquidity; Bid-Ask Spread; Asset Pricing; Stockholm Stock Exchange;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we study whether stock specific liquidity help explain stock return variations on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in Sweden over the years 2007-2016 by regressing excess stock return on liquidity, market excess returns, size and value variables. Furthermore, we investigate whether illiquidity premia have differed during the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, compared to four following two-year periods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental validation of a periodic heat transfer CFD model of a vertical shell and tube heat exchanger

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Patrik Bengtsson; Dilip Kumar Vellore Saikumar; [2019]
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    Abstract : Flow obstructions are used as a passive design element in heat exchangers to enhance heattransfer. Further, a change in flow structure can also have a positive effect on the heat transfer. Avertical shell and tube heat exchanger, used to recover heat in the greywater stream, isinvestigated in this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Counterfactual Prediction Methods for Causal Inference in Observational Studies with Continuous Treatments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : Causal Inference; Observational Study; Treatment Effects; Continuous Treatments; Dose-Response Function; Optimization; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : We develop methods for estimation, inference and optimization of causal effects from observational data with continuous treatments. We present a counterfactual prediction method based on the potential outcomes framework that estimates the expected value of a potential outcome given a treatment level and confounders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Banking Relationships and first-day IPO Performance - Evidence from ex-ante pricing of Swedish firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Marcus Undén; Christoffer Begander; [2019]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offering; Underpricing; Information Asymmetries; Banking Relationships;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate how pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) banking relationships affect the level of underpricing for Swedish firms. By studying a sample of 273 IPOs between 2014 and 2018, no support for a signaling effect that reduces information uncertainty for investors can be concluded since firms with a pre-IPO lending relationship do not experience a lower level of underpricing. READ MORE