Essays about: "fixed effects"

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  1. 21. Welcoming Change? An Individual- and Prefecture- Level Analysis of Public Opinion towards Immigration in Japan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Momoko Nishikido; [2019]
    Keywords : Immigration attitudes; JGSS; labor market competition theory; group threat theory; contact theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In April of 2019, Japan implemented a new visa system projected to bring in approximately 345,000 semi-skilled foreign workers into the country over several years. As the Japanese society also faces an ageing population and simultaneously a diminishing workforce, it has turned to immigrant workers to fill labor shortages. READ MORE

  2. 22. Dividend or Stock Repurchases? : US 2012 Tax Increase and Its Implication on Payout Policy

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Dwina Larsson; Renato Rios Benavides; [2019]
    Keywords : Repurchases; Dividends; Taxes; Payout policy;

    Abstract : Problem: Stock repurchases, and dividends have been a topic of academic interest for decades. Researchers have been trying to understand the determinants of payout policies and the conjunctural relationship between dividends and repurchases. That is, under which circumstances is one preferred over the other. READ MORE

  3. 23. The gender equality paradox in Swedish listed firms: are Swedish listed firms' financial performances affected by the ratio of women and men in leading positions?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Lindblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial performance Gender distribution Green yellow red list Swedish listed firms Top management constellation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to investigate the Swedish private sector, with focus on the share of women in leading positions, and its effect on firms’ financial stability in terms of stock return volatility. This thesis is based on AllBright’s three lists from 2018 which rank Swedish listed firms after their level of gender equality within the companies’ top management. READ MORE

  4. 24. The weight-based tariff and recycling of cans and PET-bottles : a study of behavioral spillovers in the context of waste sorting and recycling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Linda Skogström; [2019]
    Keywords : behavioral spillovers; cans; deposit; economics; panel data; PET-bottles; recycling; waste; waste sorting; weight-based tariff;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to investigate whether the weight-based tariff, which was introduced in nine municipalities between 2007-2017 to increase waste sorting and collection of household waste for recycling, had a behavioral spillover effect. To estimate the spillover effect, I examine whether the weight-based tariff had an effect on the recycling of cans and PET-bottles in the Swedish deposit recycling system. READ MORE

  5. 25. How do changing employment patterns affect the economic incentives to migrate within the England and Wales?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Robert Draper; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; Employment; Inter-regional; Agglomeration; Labour; Mobility; UK; England; Wales;

    Abstract : It is important for any country to understand why its population makes certain choices on where to locate, since it can help to guide policy aimed at reviving deprived areas. Over the past few decades there has been a general trend for the population to migrate from the North to the South in England and Wales. READ MORE