Essays about: "theory finance"

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  1. 1. Artificial Motivation? The Influence of Artificial Intelligence on Motivation in the Financial Industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Edvin Ek; Philip Lennhammer; [2019]
    Keywords : AI; machine learning; motivation; finance; organization;

    Abstract : Technology is a driver in society and recently artificial intelligence (AI) has become a discussion for debate. The spreading of popular fiction has in some instances misguided the views of the general public, giving rise to different beliefs in the impact it may have. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does sustainability affect dividend policy? : A panel data study on Nordic firms

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Andreas Johansson; Alexander Fahlén; [2019]
    Keywords : Dividend policy; Dividend payout ratio; ESG; Sustainability; Agency theory; Signaling theory;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between corporate sustainability and dividend policy in the Nordic countries. In the field of finance, the importance of corporate sustainability is growing, particularly in the Nordic countries, which excel in global sustainability rankings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Application of Harvey’s Theories into China’s Urbanization of Capital

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Yun Ma; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: David Harvey; China; urbanization; capital; land finance.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : China's rapid urbanization since the reform and opening up in 1978 has drawn international attention. Scholars like David Harvey has written a lot regarding the capitalized urbanizaiton in China. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE