Essays about: "probit model"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the words probit model.

  1. 1. Naturalization and Social Capital Investment- Evidence from 32 European Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : John Eriksson; Oscar Svensson; [2019-07-02]
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    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. 100 Years of Women's Vote in Poland: Socioeconomic Determinants of Women's Voting Behaviour.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexandra Beerkens; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; Poland; probit model; voter turnout; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : This research paper examines whether socioeconomic characteristics and opinions on gender roles consistently differentiate men and women in their choices to vote and their political preferences by applying the probit model to the Polish General Social Survey and International Social Survey Programme data. The analysis shows that despite the changing times and opinions, region, place of residence and employment status can be regarded as factors driving the voter turnout among women. READ MORE

  3. 3. User Adoption of Big Data Analyticsin the Public Sector

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Abayomi Rasheed Akintola; [2019]
    Keywords : adoption intention; big data; big data analytics; Cronbach’s alpha; probit regression; public sector; public policy; statistical significance; unified theory of acceptance; use of technology UTAUT ;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis was to investigate the factors that influence the adoption of big data analytics by public sector employees based on the adapted Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model. A mixed method of survey and interviews were used to collect data from employees of a Canadian provincial government ministry. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Implied Volatility Skew of Single Stock Options and the Predictability of Jumps - Robustness Analysis

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Davide Brugola; [2019]
    Keywords : single stocks; options; implied volatility skew; jumps; earnings announcements;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we try to understand whether the observed implied volatility skew of single stock options is significantly related to the probability of observing future return jumps in the underlying single stock. In particular, our main aim is to verify whether the skew-jump relationship persists during normal periods without any pre-scheduled information disclosure event or it is confined to earnings announcement periods. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Independent Financial Advisors in the IPO Process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Julian Kasturiarachchige; Janis von Zimmermann; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial Advisor; Initial Public Offering; Underpricing; Asymmetric Information;

    Abstract : The European Initial Public Offering (IPO) market has seen an important innovation within the last decade: the increasing participation of Independent Financial Advisors (IFA) in the IPO process. Using data from 373 Western European IPOs between January 2012 and February 2019, this paper applies a multivariate regression model to examine the potential impact of IFAs on IPO underpricing, a phenomenon that refers to the persistence of significant, positive initial returns for shares issued in an IPO. READ MORE