Essays about: "statistical significance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 302 essays containing the words statistical significance.

  1. 1. Do dark pools affect asset price volatility? A Study of the US Equity Market.

    University essay from

    Author : Sara Andersson; Josefin Johansson; [2019-07-08]
    Keywords : Dark pools; Asset price volatility; US equity market; Alternative trading systems; Dark trading;

    Abstract : Recent years there has been an increased usage of dark pools followed by a rise in interest to study the field. During 2018, 14% of the US equity trading was made in dark pools. It is therefore highly relevant to consider dark pools effect on market qualities such as asset price volatility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health economic analysis of a urinary catheter which reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs) Research questions: a) What is the willingness-to-pay (WTP) in Sweden - from a patient perspective - for a urinary catheter which reduce the annual frequency of urinary tract infections by 25% and 50%, respectively, and (b) is the WTP dependent on the annual frequency of UTIs and gender?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Lindqvist; [2019-03-20]
    Keywords : Health Economic Analysis; Willingness to pay; Urinary catheter; Cost benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate the preference for urinary catheters that can reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs), among Swedish patients practicing clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and analyze if the preference is affected by the frequency of UTIs and gender.Methods: The preference for a clinically more effective catheter was expressed as a monetary value by investigating the patients’ willingness-to-pay (WTP) to switch catheters. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of a NordDRG-based System on the Behaviour of Swedish Hospitals, An empirical analysis of a prospective payment system based on diagnosis-related groups

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nathalie Sönne; [2019]
    Keywords : Diagnosis Related Groups; Swedish healthcare; Healthcare financing; Inpatient Care; Outpatient Care; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to contribute to previous research on the use of Prospective Payment Systems (PPS) based on Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG) in Sweden with an extended evaluation of variation in the utilisation of the system on recent data. This study looks specifically at within county financing and the role the system has played on the performance and behaviour of Swedish hospitals in regards to the number of DRG-weights registered in inpatient and outpatient healthcare. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. A study of the determinant factors of the Swedish interest rate swap spread

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Christina Hu; [2019]
    Keywords : Interest rate swap contracts; SEK swap spread; slope of the yield curve; credit spread; treasury supply;

    Abstract : This study aims to find the driving determinant factors of the Swedish swap spread by identifying the potential determinants based on previous theoretical and empirical studies. The determinant factors studied in this paper are the slope of the yield curve, volatility, the credit spread, the treasury supply, the business cycle, and the Euro spread. READ MORE