Essays about: "model"

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  1. 1. Household Waste Segregation: Lessons from Poland

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Alexander Stelmach; [2021-03-01]
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    Abstract : One of the problems facing the world in the twenty-first century is the management of municipal waste,a problem where the household plays a key role in the process through its interaction with themunicipal waste management system. How this interaction works is dependant not only on the designof the municipal waste management system, but also on the individual households. READ MORE

  2. 2. Simulating Wildlife Experiences: A History of Natural History in the BBC

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Michael Støen; [2021-02-25]
    Keywords : BBC; Walking with Dinosaurs; Wildlife documentaries; Natural history films; Circulation of knowledge; The linear model; Mechanical objectivity;

    Abstract : This study places the BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) in the context of the history of wildlife filmmaking in the BBC, which began in the 1950’s. Despite Walking with Dinosaurs’s use of digital animation, as opposed to mechanical objectivity, a comparison of the intentions and epistemic notions of the creators of the program to those of their predecessors reveals a historical continuity in epistemic values, as well as in ideas regarding what positions natural history programs should hold in the circulation of knowledge between the scientific community, television, journalists, and the public. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capital Structure Determinants A case study of the European Automotive Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Örjas; Jonathan Peterson; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Capital structure; Automotive Industry; Leverage Regressions; Trade-Off Theory; Pecking Order Theory; Determinants of Capital Structure;

    Abstract : The thesis examines what variables explain firms’ choice of capital structure. The report centers around the automotive industry where Europe’s largest automotive manufacturers are the framework for the report. Firms included in the thesis are BMW, Daimler, PSA and Volkswagen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Financial Justifications for the Software-as-a-Service Business Model Trend Based on Financial Differences between Companies in the Software-as-a-Service and Pharmaceutical Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johannes Lindvall; Daniel Olsson; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : Software-as-a-Service; Pharmaceutical; Financial differences;

    Abstract : The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model is a new type of business model that hasgained great attention from both researchers and practitioners. The rapid growth has resultedin a more and more refined business model and is described as the future of software. Thus, itis not unexpected that the model is frequently used for many start-ups. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance Evaluation of Swedish and German Actively Managed Mutual Funds

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Robin Cederdahl; Simon Olofsson; [2021-02-18]
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    Abstract : There are many studies examining the performance of actively managed mutual funds in different markets. The results of these studies vary depending on the used model and market. READ MORE