Essays about: "risk-aversion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the word risk-aversion.

  1. 1. Earnings Management & the role of CEO Personality - Applying an algorithm to analyse whether conscientiousness affects real and accruals-based earnings management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oskar Evenson; Josefin Höijer; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : CEO; real earnings management; accruals-based earnings management; conscientiousness; Big Five Personality traits;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Propelling the Commercialization of ‘Novel Cements’: An investigation of demand-side factors to accelerate decarbonizing technologies within the cement industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Elizabeth McNamee; [2020]
    Keywords : cement; concrete; decarbonizing technologies; novel alternative green cements concretes; demand-side; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Accounting for approximately 8% of global CO2 emissions, the cement industry is one of the greatest contributors to climate change, despite the lack of focus on this sector in popular discourse. Deep cuts in this sector are challenging to achieve due to necessitated alteration of material components and formulation of the traditional product in addressing non-energy related ‘process emissions’. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of House Price Risk on Homeowners' Portfolio Choice

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Yuhuang Sun; [2020]
    Keywords : Household finance; House price risk; Limited stock market participation; Hedging motive;

    Abstract : Using the 2017 wave of China Household Finance Survey (CHFS), this paper studies how house price risk affects homeowners' stock market participation and share of liquid financial wealth invested in stocks conditional on not moving. Exploiting the subsample of homeowners whose tenure choices are exogenous due to the institutional changes during the Chinese housing market privatization, this study finds that the correlation between housing return and stock return has a crowding-out effect on both stock market participation and stock shares among participants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can corporate governance, as a signal of the level of agency cost, have an impact on IPO underpricing? A study on 115 Swedish IPO firms

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

    Author : Filippa Larsson Nathhorst; Sara Wikström; [2020]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offering; Underpricing; Corporate governance; Board structure; Agency costs;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether corporate governance can signal the level of agency costs and have an impact on the IPO underpricing. By researching 115 Swedish IPO firms between the years 2000 and 2019, the study conducts a number of multiple variable regressions using four board structure variables. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corruption, Gender and Accountability : A quantitative assessment of gender and attitudes towards corruption in Swedish municipalities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Hallmans; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; attitudes towards corruption; accountability and risk aversion; local politicians; Sweden.;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that there is a negative relationship between female elected officials and corruption in democracies. Especially in high accountability settings where corruption is stigmatized, it makes female elected officials more risk averse as a result of higher probability of being held accountable. READ MORE