• Backsourcing- bevege seg fremover ved å gå bakover? 

      Reiestad, Else Marit; Fisketjønn, Margrethe (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05)
      Backsourcing som tema debatteres ofte både i en politisk og økonomisk kontekst, og spesielt etter den globale finanskrisen de siste år hvor det har blitt et større fokus på å forsøke å beholde arbeidsplasser i sitt ...
    • Bildelingsutvikling på Nord-Jæren 

      Arntsen, Ruben; Salgado, Nikolai Bakke (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-12)
      I dag dominerer personbilen trafikkbildet hvor enn du ferdes i verden, og Norge er ikke et unntak. Det er et praktisk og tidseffektivt framkomstmiddel som løser de fleste transportutfordringene en kan møte på i en hektisk ...
    • Bitcoin and payment systems 

      Ydstebø, Espen; Sandvoll, Vegard Fosse (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      We study the relationship between Bitcoin and traditional payment systems and the financial sector. The payment systems we will do the study with are Visa, MasterCard, Western Union, American Express and PayPal. We study ...
    • Bruk av kunstig intelligens i revisjonsbransjen 

      Herigstad, Stig; Skogseth, Anders (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      Revisjonsprosessen er under stor endring, hvor forskning innenfor temaet viser at revisjonsbransjen er moden for å ta i bruk nye teknologiske løsninger. Målet med forskningen er å bidra til å økt forståelse for hva som ...
    • Brukernes forståelse av den nye tapsmodellen etter IFRS 9. 

      Øie, Caroline; Fuglestad, Renate (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      Denne masteroppgaven ser på brukernes forståelse av den nye tapsmodellen etter IFRS 9 med utgangspunkt i det konseptuelle rammeverket til International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). IFRS 9 ble laget som et svar på ...
    • Building Organisational Readiness for Change - Leadership Implications 

      Birkeland, Hanna; Myhre, Ragnhild Nesheim (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-14)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate how organisations can build readiness for change, and whether the practise of leadership affects this process in any way. Different factors affecting organisational readiness for ...
    • Can a Nudge Perform a Miracle? A quasi-experimental field study on employees’ stated and revealed preferences towards plastic recycling at Haukeland university hospital 

      Tursun, Dilnur; Basefer, Rofaida Fahmi (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-15)
      Plastic pollution has become a major global problem and recycling is one step to take to solve the issue. A lot of research on nudge theory have focused on consumers, but very few have investigated the effect of nudges on ...
    • Can Google Trends predict gold returns and its implied volatility? 

      Ho, Jenny; Kristiansen, Lars Henrik (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      We investigate the impact of investor attention and economic uncertainty on gold price changes and their volatility. We use Google searches for “gold” as a measure of investor attention, considering searches originated in ...
    • Can technical trading strategies in the European natural gas market outperform a buy and hold strategy? 

      Husby, Sebastian; Dados, Harald (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-16)
      Technical analysis is the study of past market history to determine future direction and is a common tool for investors to include in a strategy when trading stocks, futures, and other financial assets. Studies have shown ...
    • Can uncertainty predict stock markets? A cross country analysis. 

      Norlin, Karl-Martin; Helseth, Marius Aleksander Emblem (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-07-15)
      Economic intuition suggests that uncertainty could predict stock markets. We consider two uncertainty measures: implied volatility and economic policy uncertainty (EPU). It is wellknown implied volatility is negatively ...
    • Can urban farming in southwestern Norway be profitable? 

      Eliassen, Siren Røyrøy (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      Abstract: Commercial urban farming is a common phenomenon in developed countries, and urban actors find numerous ways to utilize vacant land for food-production purposes. One of the limitations of farming in urban ...
    • A case study of the expectations for public procurement and the relationship between price and quality 

      Ervik, Anne (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-09)
      The government spends 500 billion NOK on Public procurement each year. This amounts to 16 % of the total gross revenue. Both the government and the public have great focus on this money to be spent in an economically ...
    • Change readiness: Trust in change agents and its influence on the five change beliefs 

      Mannes, Nora; Larsen, Trine (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-22)
      This dissertation has examined the topics of change readiness and trust in change agents. The purpose of the dissertation was to examine how the five change beliefs and trust in change agents work together to create readiness ...
    • Climate Risk in Norwegian Aquaculture 

      Friestad, Malin; Gjessing, Martin Tiller (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      Climate change poses significant challenges on a global scale, and financial impacts could be caused both directly through natural disaster and indirectly through a transition to a lower- carbon economy. Climate change and ...
    • Cointegration and Pairs Trading in Major Cryptocurrencies 

      Isaksen, Vegard (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-16)
      Abstract This paper applies cointegration tests to identify cryptocurrency pairs which can be used in pairs trading strategies. The aim of this research is twofold. First, I want to examine cointegration in a system of ...
    • Comparative Analysis of Technology and Conventional Mutual Funds’ Performance during Financial Crisis and Non-crisis Periods 

      Rasmussen, Arne Lone; Norem, Kenth Stian (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-16)
      Within the last couple of decades, technology has completely changed our way of living; i.e. the way we think, travel, work and conduct daily routines. In this thesis we will examine the performance of technology- and ...
    • Comparative analysis of textual-content in corporate financial disclosures and implications on future stock return 

      Jakobsen Latipov, Bogdan; Gjessing, Lars (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-07-19)
      The objective of this thesis is to investigate the extent to which year-over-year changes in textual-content and structure in quarterly and annual financial disclosures across companies listed at Norwegian Stock Exchange ...
    • The Cost of the Oil Fund's Socially Responsible Investing 

      Tytlandsvik, Malin Grace; Lundberg, Tina Beate (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-15)
      Based on violations of ethical guidelines, a number of companies are excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global’s investment universe. There are both sector-based and norm-based reasons for exclusions. Among ...
    • A Critical Exploration of Psychological Safety's Role on Change Readiness in an Organizational Context. 

      Hille, Eline; Andersen, Martine Anneth (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-15)
      The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate the role of psychological safety on creating and sustaining organizational change readiness. The literature review provided indications that psychological safety has a ...
    • A critical exploration of the role of formal leaders in contributing to and sustaining desired organizational cultures 

      Svalestad Johansen, Nina (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-07)
      The purpose of this Master’s thesis has been to explore the role of formal leaders in contributing to and sustaining desired organizational culture. A desired culture is a culture with shared beliefs and values established ...