Essays about: "the Nordic region"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 essays containing the words the Nordic region.

  1. 1. Health care professionals' attitudes and acceptance towards and experiences of digital health (eHealth) services

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Erika Jarva; [2019]
    Keywords : acceptance; attitude; eHealth; experience; health care professional; nordic;

    Abstract : The Nordic countries share common interests to digitize services in the health care sector from which their eHealth strategies are a proof of. Sweden has specifically put effort on the global scheme by setting a goal of being the best in eHealth by 2025. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating the Viability of Merger Arbitrage in Nordic Equities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Hansen; Erik Lindholm-Röjestål; [2019]
    Keywords : Merger arbitrage; Nordic equity market; Mergers Acquisitions; Risk arbitrage; Cash mergers;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine whether a merger arbitrage strategy is able to generate market neutral alpha in the Nordic region. Similar studies of merger arbitrage strategies in both the US and Australian market find market neutral alpha. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Study on the Relationship Between a Mutual Fund’s Risk-Adjusted Return and Sustainability : Do Mutual Funds with High Sustainability Scores Outperform Those with Low Ones?

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Frida Värnlund; Max Bacco; [2019]
    Keywords : Applied mathematics; regression analysis; sustainability; mutual funds; Morningstar; Sharpe ratio; ESG; Tillämpad matematik; regressionsanalys; hållbarhet; fonder; Morningstar; riskjusterad avkastning; Sharpe ratio; ESG;

    Abstract : During the past few decades, social responsible investing (SRI) has rapidly grown to become a renowned investment strategy. Because of the contradictory findings on how successful this strategy is in terms of financial return, the aim of this thesis is to compare the performance of sustainable and conventional funds in four different geographical areas during the last three years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mapping surplus food redistribution initiatives in Sweden and a Life Cycle Assessment of environmental, social and economic impacts of some representatives

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Pauline Bergström; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Food waste; Life Cycle Assessment; Environment; Society; Economy;

    Abstract : The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations suggest that out of all food that is produced, 1/3 ends up as food waste. In high income countries, such as Sweden, the food waste mainly originates from the last stages of the food chain, e.g. at food stores and households. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative Research into Recent Family and Partnership Formation and Dissolution Patterns in Nordic Countries: the case of Iceland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Daniel Francis Flick; [2019]
    Keywords : family formation; partnership formation; partnership dissolution; TFR; childbearing; births; marriage; divorce; second demographic transition; cohabitation; gender revolution; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current conjecture towards Nordic fertility rates brings the focus on the state of advancement of the second demographic transition (SDT) in the region. Nordic countries’ SDT developments have been unique as they have not experienced the same low fertility as other countries. READ MORE