Essays about: "propensity score."

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  1. 1. Automation and design in observational causal inference

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Mattias Tajik; [2022]
    Keywords : Causal Inference; Genetic Matching; Entropy Balancing; Propensity Score;

    Abstract : The use of automated procedures has recently become popular in the causal inference literature. Naive implementations of automatic procedures stand in contrast to the perspective advocated in Imbens and Rubin's Causal Inference. Imbens and Rubin suggest that researchers should make modelling decisions informed by subjective knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Bonds Issuance Benefits : Evidence from the Real Estate Sector

    University essay from KTH/Fastighetsföretagande och finansiella system

    Author : Hsu-Chi Weng; [2022]
    Keywords : Real Estate; Green Bonds; Green Bonds Premium; Sustainable Finance; Fastigheter; Gröna obligationer; Gröna obligationer premie; Hållbar finans;

    Abstract : In response to The Paris Agreement, all aspects of society are committing to transit to a low-carbon future. The real estate industry, which is responsible for a large portion of greenhouse gas emissions, plays a pivotal role in achieving this temperature goal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Confounder Parsing for Text Matching

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jannes Reichl; Johan Rönkkö; [2021-07-06]
    Keywords : Text matching; confounder parsing; causal inference; covariate balance; International Monetary Fund; policy evaluation;

    Abstract : In observational studies for policy evaluation, matching is used in service of causal inference to simulate randomization and thus reduce selection bias that might occur when treatment assignment differs systematically. This is done by balancing the distribution of confounding covariates measured before treatments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Early evidence on iXBRL regulation and its impact on information asymmetry in the US capital market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Viktor Axelsson; Alexander Nilsson; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : iXBRL; Information asymmetry; Regulation; iXBRL-tags; Difference in difference; propensity score matching;

    Abstract : The topic of extensible business reporting language (XBRL) has long been under debate regarding its effect and usefulness as a disclosure format. With the recent regulatory shift to the newest evolution of XBRL, inline XBRL (iXBRL), it once again becomes important to evaluate and understand the effects of the regulation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mandatory ESG Disclosure and its Effect on Firm Performance

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    Author : Anton Ahlqvist; Nathalie Jonoska; [2021-06-23]
    Keywords : Financial Firm Performance; Firm Performance; ESG; Non-Financial Information; NFI; CSR; Directive 2014 95 EU; Difference-in-Difference;

    Abstract : With the intention to reach a more sustainable future, the EU implemented Directive 2014/95/EU in 2014, mandating large and public firms to start disclosing ESG information. The resulting changes are however first noticeable in the annual reports for 2017. READ MORE