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    • Can mutual fund managers beat the market? 

      Gola, Catherine Anna (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2011;, Master thesis, 2011)
      The purpose of this thesis is to analyze and understand whether fund managers have superior abilities when it comes to investing and managing capital in the stock market. The analysis is conducted on the basis of 55 Norwegian ...
    • Capturing and identifying Customer Value in a B2B environment: A case from Norwegian Oil and Gas Asset Integrity Service Providers 

      Raza, Jawad (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-05-22)
      Without suitable business model and strategies, companies have tough time surviving and sustaining in any market. Customer value is a corner stone in most businesses. Customer needs are dynamic, changing from time to time ...
    • Climate change policies in Norway: preferences for plan A versus plan B 

      Risa, Arne Vidar; Gellein, Marie Larsen (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2013;, Master thesis, 2013)
      This contingent valuation study provides rare willingness-to-pay (WTP) estimates for climate policies in Norway. The highly controversial topic climate change policy, associated with massive costs, emphasizes the importance ...
    • Co-creation and customer involvement in product development in the service industry. A case study of two service firms. 

      Olafsen, Ida Cecilie (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2017;, Master thesis, 2017)
      Dagens bedrifter har måttet vri seg fra en produktsentrert tilnærming til en kundesentrert tilnærming (Coyles & Gokey, 2005). Kundene er hva bedriftene lever av og fokuset må dermed ligge på dem. For at kundene skal ønske ...
    • Consumption patterns for salmon and herring in Russia, with focus on factors influencing the total consumption frequency 

      Birkeland, Kjersti Sirnes (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-IØL/2009, Master thesis, 2009)
      The thesis is a quantitative and descriptive study, aiming to increase the knowledge about consumption of salmon and herring in Moscow and St.Petersburg. Data collected for Norwegian Seafood Export Council (NSEC), have ...
    • Contagion during the financial crisis of 2007-2008 

      Wanigasuriya, Hemalee (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2013;, Master thesis, 2013-07-14)
      The global financial crisis in recent times has created a deep appreciation for the strong connectivity between the world economies. First regarded as a domestic shock, the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States ...
    • Corporate identities behaviour under the larger merger 

      Frantzen, Anna (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-05-08)
      Under temavalget for oppgaven jeg har prøvd å satse på å jobbe med noe som ikke bare fanger min interesse, men er også høyt relevant for dagens trender i arbeidslivet. Da det er nettopp anvendelse av teori kunnskaper en ...
    • Corporate reputation in mergers and acquisitions 

      Brandtzæg, Emilie (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-06-15)
      The purpose of this master thesis is to uncover the role of corporate reputation as an intangible asset towards a sustainable competitive advantage in mergers and acquisitions. Identifying corporate reputation as an ...
    • Corporate Social Responsibility gjennom hundre år : en case studie av Lyse energi as 

      Vestvik, Ruth Vihovde (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-IØL/2010;, Master thesis, 2010)
      Virksomheter i dag måles ikke bare etter deres økonomiske bunnlinje, men også etter deres opptreden i forhold til samfunnet. Virksomheters samfunnsansvar (Corporate Social Responsibility) er dermed et fenomen som har ...
    • Currency hedging for emerging market value portfolios 

      Bergesen, Ole; Bø-Rygg, Osmund (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2013;, Master thesis, 2013-07-15)
      In this thesis we study currency hedging from the perspective of a developed market (DM) value investor who invests in emerging markets (EM). We construct emerging market equity portfolios sorted on P/E, P/B, and both ...
    • Currency hedging in the Norwegian seafood industry 

      Helland, Fredrik; Bjerkelund, Simen (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2016;, Master thesis, 2016-06-14)
      This paper examines the effect of currency hedging on the financial results, stock prices and firm value on ten seafood companies listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Running Monte Carlo simulations on a firm’s financial ...
    • Debt and religion: are religious people more debt averse and have high willingness to pay their debts off? 

      Moraru, Mariana (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2012;, Master thesis, 2012)
      Religion has always played an important role in lifestyle of many people. Recently many scholars have started to focus on interconnections between religion and different economic aspects. This thesis is an attempt to define ...
    • Det norske obligasjonsmarkedet - en studie av markedsstrukturen og lånebetingelsene 

      Blokkum, Erland; Børseth, Kristian Rimul (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-06-12)
      Formålet med denne oppgaven har vært å gi et oversiktsbilde over de prospektpliktige lånene på Oslo Børs i perioden 2011 til 2014. Vi har derfor sett nærmere på utsteders lånebetingelser, samt studert strukturen i ...
    • Diagnosing an early symptom of Dutch disease: An empirical analysis of the Norwegian real exchange rate 

      Tangjerd, Losha Naidoo (Master thesis, 2015-06)
      This thesis discusses the theoretical aspect of Dutch disease in detail, but focuses on investigation of real appreciation in the Norwegian kroner as a symptom of Dutch Disease. The Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate ...
    • Did the '08 financial crisis change the Norwegian bond market? 

      Berle, Erika Christie; Ersland, Helga Christin (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-06-16)
      Since the beginning of the 21th century, there has been a great development in the Norwegian bond market. It has gone from a small market with few, usually government controlled, issuers, to a market characterized by large ...
    • Did the capital structure of firms listed on Oslo Stock Exchange change in the period 2004-2013? 

      Gudmestad Pedersen, Therese; Roppestad, Øyvind (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2015;, Master thesis, 2015-06-02)
      After the financial crisis in 2008, the financial landscape has undergone changes. This has affected firms' access to capital. It has become harder to obtain traditional bank loans, because of new regulations and restrictions ...
    • Disposisjonseffekten: i hvor stor grad er følelser en forklarende årsak? 

      Mygland, Anne Mette; Steinbru, Astrid (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2012;, Master thesis, 2012)
      I denne oppgaven har vi gjennomført et eksperiment basert på tidligere forskning av disposisjonseffekten. Hensikten var å finne ut mer om hvordan følelser påvirker disposisjonseffekten: å selge vinneraksjer for tidlig, og ...
    • Diversifisering i Lunde Gruppen AS 

      Alveberg, Christian Andre Kumhle; Aydin, Nurcan (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-06-13)
      Denne oppgaven har hatt en tosidig hensikt. Den skulle utarbeide et læringscase for bruk i undervisningssammenheng, samt bruke caset for å undersøke fenomenet diversifisering. Læringscaset tok utgangspunkt i Lunde Gruppen ...
    • Diversifisering i Lunde Gruppen AS 

      Aydin, Nurcan; Alveberg, Christian (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-HH/2014;, Master thesis, 2014-06-13)
      Denne oppgaven har hatt en tosidig hensikt. Den skulle utarbeide et læringscase for bruk i undervisningssammenheng, samt bruke caset for å undersøke fenomenet diversifisering. Læringscaset tok utgangspunkt i Lunde Gruppen ...
    • Do grandchildren perform better at school if maternal and paternal grandparents live close-by versus when they don’t? 

      Jermacane-Maganga, Laura (Masteroppgave/UIS-SV-IØL/2010;, Master thesis, 2010)
      This study investigates whether grandchildren from intact families perform better at school when their maternal and paternal grandparents live close-by versus when they don’t. The answer to this question is based on ...