Essays about: "time series"

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  1. 1. State capacity in dictatorships Investigating variation in income taxation amongst autocracies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Magnus Åsblad; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : State capacity; Taxation; Dictatorship; Single-party regimes;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether different types of dictatorships construct their state apparatuses in different ways, resulting in higher or lower levels of state capacity. Arguing that income taxes is the hardest form of taxes to collect – and thus is a good indicator of the state’s overall fiscal capacity – the thesis hypothesize that party-based autocracies should display higher levels of fiscal capacity compared to other types of dictatorships, for three reasons: Firstly, party-based regimes tend to have longer time-horizons than most other types of autocracies. READ MORE

  2. 2. EMPTYING THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS A quantitative analysis of the link between the Eurozone crisis and declining worker productivity in the Greek economy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mikael Hemlin; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Greece; euro crisis; worker productivity; human capital transfers; optimum currency area theory; worker flexibility;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the causes of Greece’s worker productivity declinein the aftermath of the euro crisis. Through the employment of three groups of time-seriesregressions, the empirical analysis of the thesis demonstrates that: 1) there exists anunambiguous correlation between the unfolding of the euro crisis and Greece’s declining worker productivity – a correlation which is entirely disconnected from the progression of thecountry’s competitiveness; 2) the progression of the crisis is intimately correlated withGreece’s recent surge in human capital emigration; and 3) this outflow of human capital-richworkers may explain a large portion of Greece’s worker productivity decline since 2008. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance of Asset Pricing Models in the Nordic Stock Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonas Olsson; [2019-07-02]
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    Abstract : MSc in Finance.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Employment effects of an increase in sugar tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Viktoria Carshaw; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper examined the changes in employment in industries with close ties to sugary products sales following an increase in sugar tax in Norway in January 2018. Using the data from Statistics Norway and having removed seasonality, interrupted time series analysis was conducted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Election Forecasting in a Multiparty System

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Stefan Lindborg; [2019-01-31]
    Keywords : Election forecasting; Polling; Multiparty systems; Dynamic Linear Models; DLM; Kalman filtering; Swedish elections;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis in statistics covers the subject of election forecasting in a multipartysystem, using polling data, that is data collected to measure party support, and dynamiclinear models (DLMs) with Kalman filtering. In terms of decision-making the outcomeof an election can be thought of as an uncertainty. READ MORE