Essays about: "risk"

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  1. 1. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. ‘’Now, God himself is preaching’’: Perspectives on the Spanish flu from magazines affiliated with the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Love Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Spanish flu; Spanska sjukan; Church of Sweden; Församlingsbladet; Svensk Kyrkotidning; Pandemic; Epidemic;

    Abstract : This study explores how the Church of Sweden was impacted by the Spanish flu in 1918-1920 and how people affiliated with the church interpreted the pandemic theologically. The material analyzed is trade-magazines for people affiliated with the Church from the relevant years. READ MORE

  3. 3. How downside aspects of new e-banking technology can influence consumers

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Masoome Abikari; [2021]
    Keywords : new e-banking technology; UTAUT; negative emotions; perceived risk;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate whether consumers’ negative emotions (loss and deterrence emotions) toward new e-banking technology influence their behavioral intention to adopt new emerging e-banking technology. This thesis tries to integrate the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) with emotion as a non-cognitive factor and perceived risk as a well-known influential factor in the banking context. READ MORE

  4. 4. No Place like Home: Work from Home Ability and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Asset Prices Across European Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Valentin Brase; Niklas Hoborn; [2021]
    Keywords : Asset Pricing; Social Distancing; Work from Home; COVID-19; European Stock Markets;

    Abstract : Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to Work from Home (WfH). This paper explains why the WfH-ability of firms could entail a return differential between industries with high and low WfH-abilities (WfH-differential). READ MORE

  5. 5. GP stakes in Private Equity: An Empirical Analysis of Minority Stakes in Private Equity Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jonatan Gustafsson; Erik Fogelström; [2021]
    Keywords : GP Stakes; Minority Stakes; Private Equity; Agency Conflicts; Difference-in-Differences;

    Abstract : This study examines the phenomenon of minority stakes in Private Equity firms ("GP stakes") and specifically the motives behind such deals and their fund-level impact on target firms. We use a unique dataset on GP stake deals between 1988-2020 to empirically analyze the motivations behind GP stakes using logit regressions and their fund level impact using a Difference-in- Differences (DiD) approach with fixed effects. READ MORE