Essays about: "fixed effects"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 501 essays containing the words fixed effects.

  1. 21. Linear assessment in Swedish Warmblood foals : and the relationship to linear traits described at Young Horse Test

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Katarina Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : foal; breeding; genetic correlation; heritability; SWB; young horse test; foal inspection; gaits; conformation; linear traits; linear profiling; animal model; sport horse; warmblood; horse;

    Abstract : Of all Swedish Warmblood (SWB) foals born between 2014 and 2018 approximately 24% attended foal inspection. At the foal inspections trained judges assess conformation and gait traits by evaluating/subjective scoring five traits and making a linear profiling/description of 15 traits. READ MORE

  2. 22. What About the People, Though?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jan Matzek; [2020]
    Keywords : income; inequality; human; development; capabilities; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In a developmental context, income inequality has so far been investigated primarily from the angle of its relationship with economic growth. This paper contributes to the limited but growing body of empirical literature examining the interplay between income inequality and human development, here perceived through the capabilities approach. READ MORE

  3. 23. Grade Leniency and Competition : A study of Swedish Compulsory Level Municipality Schools

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fredrik Thor; [2020]
    Keywords : School choice; grade inflation; quasi-markets; independent schools; municipalities;

    Abstract : In Sweden, there has been an increased discrepancy between increasing merit ratings and decreasing results in international surveys such as PISA. At the same time, since the 1990s, Sweden has had several reforms that resulted in increased competition, decentralization and trust-based evaluations. READ MORE

  4. 24. Sustainable Bonds and Beyond: A Sustainable Alternative for Portfolio Diversification : An empirical study of sustainable bonds and existing asset classes from a volatility and correlation perspective in Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Tung Bui Ba; Javier Jo; [2020]
    Keywords : Responsible Investment; Sustainable Bonds; Swedish Market; Modern Portfolio Theory; Diversification; Volatility; Correlation; Hedging;

    Abstract : Increasing awareness of sustainable issues is just one of the ways how modern society has evolved. Due to the growing challenges faced by climate change and societal issues, our world has grown to be more innovative in the fight and support towards initiatives that will contribute to the long-term of the world we live in. READ MORE

  5. 25. Microfinance Effect on Income Inequality in Latin America : A cross-country panel data study on the effects of microfinance on the income inequality in Latin America

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Gabriel Antoine; William Möllestam; [2020]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Income inequality; Cross-Country analysis;

    Abstract : This paper examines if increased microfinance intensity reduces the income inequality in 11 Latin American countries from 2005 to 2015. Gini coefficient was used as a measure of income inequality, while microfinance intensity was derived by dividing the number of active borrowers by the country's population. READ MORE