Essays about: "fraud"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 121 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. 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

  3. 3. Warranty reserve forecast for complex products

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Julia Åberg; Jesper Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Warranty reserve; agency theory; time series; causal methods; Garantireserv; agentteorin; tidsserie metoder; kausala metoder;

    Abstract : Warranty is a contract between a seller and a buyer. A warranty is also a signal for quality that can be utilized both by the seller and the customer. Even though the warranty is mainly something that is positive, a warranty also incurs risk to the warranty provider. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting Smartphone Insurance Fraud

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Björn Angtoft; Olof Hallqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : insurance; insurance fraud; insurance fraud detection; smartphone; insurance fraud indicators; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The vast majority of Swedes are in possession of a smartphone, typically covered via one’s household insurance policy and smartphones are included in upwards of 50 % of household insurance claims (Hedvig, 2019). Some estimates say that upwards of 40 % of all smartphone claims are fraudulent. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fraud or Not?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Thea Åkerblom; Tobias Thor; [2019]
    Keywords : Logistic Regression; K-Nearest Neighbour; classification; random forest; fraud; transactions and statistical learning;

    Abstract : This paper uses statistical learning to examine and compare three different statistical methods with the aim to predict credit card fraud. The methods compared are Logistic Regression, K-Nearest Neighbour and Random Forest. READ MORE