Essays about: "predict"

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  1. 1. Investment firm characteristics in venture capital

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    Author : Simon Petersson; [2020-09-04]
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    Abstract : The private equity market is known for its lack of liquidity and information. This thesis aims at bringing further clarity to the private equity field, specifically targeting the relationship between firm size and risk in the Nordic market. READ MORE

  2. 2. SEND NUDES! Media Preference Choices for Cybersex Engagement in Long-Distance Romantic Relationships

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Linnea Nordqvist; Anastasia Exner; [2020-09-03]
    Keywords : Long-distance romantic relationships; Cybersex; Communication technology; Media Synchronicity Theory; Media Richness Theory; Media preferences;

    Abstract : Based on Media Richness Theory and Media Synchronicity Theory, the present study tests the theories' applicability in predicting media preferences to engage in cybersex among individuals involved in long-distance romantic relationships. The study examines and further develops the research field, testing for correlations between different demographic and relationship variables and medium preferences. READ MORE

  3. 3. #BuyNowPayL8r -The Influence of Social Media on Consumer Credit Behavior

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Henrik Lättman; Anton Rosdahl; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : social media; consumer credit; indebtedness; behavioral economics; time preferences; social comparison; relative- income and consumption; normative perceptions; envy;

    Abstract : Amplified by the introduction of the smartphone, which is now integrated in nearly every aspect of daily life, consumer credit-financed purchases are more accessible than ever and can now be spontaneously made in a matter of minutes. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the relationship between various financial decisions and time spent on social media (SMT). READ MORE

  4. 4. Tidying up the factor zoo: Using machine learning to find sparse factor models that predict asset returns.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oliver Klingberg Malmer; Gustav Pettersson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Asset pricing; Factor models; Machine learning; PCA; LASSO; Variable selection; Dimension reduction; Fama French Three Factor model; Fama French Five Factor model;

    Abstract : There exist over 300 firm characteristics that provide significant information about average asset return. John Cochrane refers to this as a “factor zoo” and challenges researchers to find the independent characteristics which can explain average return. READ MORE

  5. 5. How have the sanctions against Russia and their counter sanctions affected the Russian trade? - An anlaysis of panel data using the gravity model

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Falk; Markus Ljungqvist; [2020-06-29]
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    Abstract : Economic sanctions are prevalent in the modern world as an alternative to war, instead aiming to maim economic growth and power by hindering trade. In recent times, sanctions have been imposed against many countries, Russia being one of them. Often seen as a response to questionable political and economic acts. READ MORE