Essays about: "financial inclusion"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 73 essays containing the words financial inclusion.

  1. 21. Navigating the Gender Equality Maze: A study investigating how gender diversity reflects corporate value

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Sophia Granfors; Mathilda Normelli; [2018]
    Keywords : Corporate Financial Performance; Corporate Governance; Gender Equality; CEO Background; Diversity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if corporate value can be created through increased gender diversity in top management and board positions, using a unique dataset of 209 companies listed on Nasdaq Stockholm between 2013 and 2016. Firstly, we aim to determine the effect of female inclusion in leading positions on corporate financial performance, estimated through accounting- and market-based measures. READ MORE

  2. 22. Communicating online microfinance as an effective poverty alleviation tool: a case study of Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Stuart Grant; [2018]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Chains of equivalence; Kiva;

    Abstract : Microfinance is a significant component of financial inclusion, which has come to the fore in contemporary developmental literature and practice. It has been used as a poster child of millennial development. READ MORE

  3. 23. Everyday life for children with a parent who has cancer : A systematic literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, CHILD

    Author : Laura Ramos Marcos; [2018]
    Keywords : children; parents; cancer; everyday life; interventions; family;

    Abstract : Cancer is one of the most common long-term conditions for adults between 25 and 64 years, an age where it is probable to live with children under 18 years at home. This systematic literature review aims to de-scribe children’s everyday life, when one parent has cancer, and the interventions these children need. READ MORE

  4. 24. Intended Inclusions, Unintended Exclusions: Newly Arrived Children in the Swedish Education System

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Zeynep Kizildag; [2018]
    Keywords : Swedish education system; newly arrived children; education; inclusion; exclusion; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The proposed study aimed to understand the conditions central to the inclusion and exclusion of the newly arrived children in the Swedish education system by investigating the relevant procedures and actual practices. By employing an inductive qualitative approach, the data were collected from official documents and expert interviews with the responsible actors in the field i. READ MORE

  5. 25. Socially Irresponsible Investment In The United States

    University essay from

    Author : André Grönros; Phung Joakim; [2017-08-22]
    Keywords : Abnormal Returns; Ethical; Sin Stock; SRI; Unethical; Unethical Investment;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we provide evidence on the performance of an unethical investment strategy during the 21st-century. We examine publicly traded US companies engage in one of these five industries; gambling, oil/gas, alcohol, tobacco, and defense. READ MORE