Essays about: "fraud"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 essays containing the word fraud.

  1. 1. An evaluation of last digit-based test as a tool for electoral fraud detection

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Asma Hussein; [2019-06-18]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In the pursuit of developing reliable tools for electoral fraud detection, tools that use statistical analysis have become very popular. Specifically, methods of digits pattern analysis, of election results, based on observations such as ‘Benford’s law’ have been deemed especially promising tools in electoral fraud detection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of negative announcements on share prices : - A quantitative study of two Swedish companies

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Rebecca Berg; Malin Rydberg Rajala; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Accounting fraud is a common problem in the society and the number of accounting frauds has increased enormously during the last decade. This issue affects a lot of stakeholders in a negative way, such as investors, employees and competitors. READ MORE

  3. 3. Earnings management research design - An evaluation of aggregate and specific accruals models

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Carl-Hugo Alhanko; Cecilia Hällzon; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings management; Model design; Accruals models; Opportunistic behaviour;

    Abstract : This study aims to evaluate whether accruals models are useful to detect earnings management in listed Swedish companies. We analyse the ability of aggregate and specific accruals models to detect manipulation, to provide unbiased estimates of discretionary behaviour and to identify known cases of accruals fraud. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventing Welfare Fraud in Sweden. Interviews with Officials from the County Government of Kalmar and Skåne.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Emelie Göransson; [2019]
    Keywords : County Government; Crime Prevention; Sweden; Welfare Benefits; Welfare Fraud;

    Abstract : Studies indicate that fraud is a growing issue in Sweden, outpacing law enforcement’s efforts to maintain it. There is limited research concerning welfare fraud, the aspects of prevention, and what processes have worked in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. The MaRiQ model: A quantitative approach to risk management

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för datalogi; Uppsala universitet/Datalogi

    Author : Elin Carlsson; Moa Mattsson; [2019]
    Keywords : risk management; cyber security; quantitative risk analysis; Monte Carlo simulations;

    Abstract : In recent years, cyber attacks and data fraud have become major issues to companies, businesses and nation states alike. The need for more accurate and reliable risk management models is therefore substantial. READ MORE