Essays about: "matching score propensity"

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  1. 1. Foreign ownership, foreign acquisitions and firm performance: Evidence from Sweden

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

    Author : Rasmus Grehn; Jing Liu; [2020]
    Keywords : firm performance; foreign acquisitions; foreign ownership; profitability;

    Abstract : Foreign ownership and its impact on firm performance is a subject of debate in academia and of great importance to policy makers and investors. In this study the relationship between foreign ownership and target firm profitability is examined. Two models are applied to data on Swedish companies during the period 1998-2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. Internationalization and Innovation; A PSM Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Michela Gasperini; [2020]
    Keywords : Propensity score matching; offshoring and outsourcing; innovation; internationalization; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Recent phenomena, as the offshoring of R&D activities, have raised the question of whether intensive internationalization strategies are hampering the abilities of firms to implement innovations. This research wants to study the intensive margin of internationalization in order to understand whether the breakage of the links within the production processes, due to practices such as offshoring and outsourcing, were indeed jeopardizing the innovative capacities of European manufacturing firms in 2008. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effectiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture in Uganda: Evidence from Micro-Level Data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Clara Marie Gottschalk; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Climate-Smart Agriculture; Food Security; Uganda; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : I examine the climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices of intercropping, inorganic fertilizer application and improved seeds use for their effects on crop yields in Uganda. Based on panel data from the Uganda National Panel Surveys (UNPS), I use a correlated random effects model and propensity score matching to explore the general effectiveness of CSA, the changing effects of CSA with climatological conditions and potential differences of the impact across Ugandan regions, agro-ecological zones and crop types. READ MORE

  4. 4. The performance of inverse probability of treatment weighting and propensity score matching for estimating marginal hazard ratios

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Jonatan Nåtman; [2019]
    Keywords : Monte Carlo simulations; propensity score; survival analysis; Cox model; censoring rate; sample size;

    Abstract : Propensity score methods are increasingly being used to reduce the effect of measured confounders in observational research. In medicine, censored time-to-event data is common. READ MORE

  5. 5. Does Going Public Boost or Impede Firm Innovation? : Evidence from firms in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Krystal Dan Zhao Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Going Public; IPO; Firm Innovation; Patents; Financing Innovation; Financial Constraints; Corporate Governance; Capital Structure; Equity Finance; Sweden;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the effects of going public on firm innovation by comparing the innovation activities of firms that go public with firms that choose to not undergo an initial public offering (IPO) and remain privately held. Going public here is a transformation of a privately held firm into a public firm, i.e. READ MORE