Essays about: "firm size"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the words firm size.

  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. The diffusion of Gender Policy in Accounting firms : the role of company structure and size

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013); Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Rami Alfaysal; Emma Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Diversity; gender equality; Glass ceiling; Audit; Accounting; career; Big Four;

    Abstract : Women have a few managerial positions compared to men in audit and accounting firms. It said that large companies have intentions to increase the number of women accountants in managerial positions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Moderating Role of Institutional Quality, Leverage and Size in the Relationship between R&D Investments and Firm Value

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Suman Shiva; [2019]
    Keywords : Firm value; R D intensity; institutional quality; size; leverage; corporate innovation;

    Abstract : This study examines the relationship between R&D intensity (R&D/sales) and firm value. Additionally, both the moderating effect of endogenous firm characteristics (i.e. firm size, leverage and the interaction between size and leverage) and institutional quality are considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE EFFECT OF BOARD SIZE ON FIRM PERFORMANCE AND HOW THIS RELATIONSHIP IS INFLUENCED BY UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rens Weerink; [2019]
    Keywords : board size; firm performance; uncertainty avoidance; corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of board size on firm performance measured through return on assets. Furthermore, this study investigates how this relationship is influenced by uncertainty avoidance. An unbalanced global sample of more than 9,000 observations divided over 23 countries for the time period 2006 – 2016 is used to examine this. READ MORE

  5. 5. In search for the reputational investment factor

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Birger Myrberg; David Dreja; [2019]
    Keywords : Factor investing; Smart beta investing; Corporate reputation; Performance forecast; Risk-adjusted returns;

    Abstract : This paper looks at corporate reputation and its effect on future firm performance using the Reputation Quotient (RQ) produced by Harris Interactive Inc. as proxy for reputation. READ MORE