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    • Target cost in Statoil projects: The effects of capital expenditure targets 

      Atkinson, Kristian (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05)
      This paper consists of an explorative investigation into the effects of the concept “target cost” in development projects executed by the Norwegian energy company Statoil ASA. Target cost is a financial target towards ...
    • Temporal Stability of Norwegians' Willingness to Pay to Avoid an Oil Spill in Lofoten 

      Nessler, Benedicte; Veen, Silje Helgesen van der (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06)
      This paper investigates the temporal stability of Norwegians’ willingness to pay (WTP) to avoid an oil spill in Lofoten. Two questions are addressed: 1) does Norwegians’ WTP to avoid an oil spill in Lofoten change over ...
    • Terrorism and the Impact on the Economic Growth in France: A Synthetic Control Approach 

      Chauvin, Thomas; Engen, Helena (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-12)
      This thesis maps out whether terrorism affects a country’s economy and explains which factors it affects in order to have an impact on the economic growth. We have chosen to look at the coordinated terror attacks in Paris, ...
    • Terrorism and the Norwegian stock market 

      Pettersen, Eilin; Wist, Olav Bleivik (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      Terrorism has increased drastically and have almost become a part of our everyday life; how does this affect the Norwegian stock market? In 1970 there was 651 registered terrorism attacks worldwide, in 2016 this number had ...
    • Terrorismens effekt på aksjemarkeder - En analyse av det norske aksjemarkedets reaksjon på terrorangrepet 22. juli 2011 

      Mæle, Håvard Langeland (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-13)
      Ved hjelp av den klassiske hendelsesstudien undersøker denne oppgaven hvordan det norske aksjemarkedet reagerte på terrorhendelsen 22. juli 2011. Oppgavens mål er å kartlegge om hendelsen hadde innvirkning på markedets ...
    • Testing for Bubbles in the Bitcoin Market 

      Hoang, Hang Thuy; Mørken, Sebastian Eriksson (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-14)
      Intrigued by Bitcoin’s exceptional value development and media attention the last years, we assess if there have been any speculative bubbles in the Bitcoin market and if it exists any bubble today. Our empirical analysis ...
    • The Complexity of Human Dishonesty 

      Andreassen, Hanne; Hoti, Saranda (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      The purpose of this master thesis is to extend the current knowledge on dishonesty by adding a new dimension of cheating on behalf of others - more precisely a charitable cause. Additionally, the aim is to analyse the ...
    • The effect from Reform 97 on the high school graduation gender gap 

      Ulset, Hanne; Vigdel, Karina (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-17)
      Abstract: In 1997, Reform 97 was introduced in the Norwegian school system. The reform made it mandatory for children to start school at the age of six instead of seven, resulting in expanding the primary school with one ...
    • The effect of loss aversion on cheating behavior: an experimental study. 

      Kristensen, Ivar; Dyvik, Per Haarr (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-14)
      In this thesis our main objective is to investigate how loss aversion affects cheating and dishonest behavior. We conduct a lab-experiment built on the experimental design of Mazar, Amir, and Ariely (2008) where we manipulate ...
    • The Effect of Public Recognition on Performance in Competitive Environments 

      Lehtinen, Maria (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-14)
      This Master thesis investigates the effects of public recognition on performance in competitive environments. Theory suggests three key mechanisms affecting motivation and thus, performance, namely conformity, altruism and ...
    • The Effects of Related and Unrelated Variety on Firm Performance in Norway 

      Matthes, Yves (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-11)
      This Master thesis addresses the question whether the co-location of economic sectors increases firm performances in that region. The empirical study is based on the theoretical concepts of related and unrelated variety. ...
    • The Impact of Change in Oil Price on Inflation in Norway 

      Osman, Akbar (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2019-01-17)
      In this thesis, I investigated the effect of oil price fluctuation on consumer price inflation in Norway. I applied the vector autoregression (VAR) model – one of the most popular approach in macroeconomic multivariate ...
    • The impact of the non-financial incentives in employees in the public sector in Norway 

      Albatal, Jihad (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06)
      The focus of organizations is to achieve high productivity. To attain organizational goals, it is imperative for organizations to invest in employees. They are important part of any organization. The employees have to be ...
    • The Importance of Leadership in the Grocery Sector 

      Løyning, Kenneth Reidar Sandane (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      Transactional leadership, passive leadership behaviors and especially transformational leadership have received great scholarly attention over the years, and the aim of this thesis is to uncover the effects these leadership ...
    • The influence of social media marketing on consumer based brand equity 

      Adewuyi, Oluwadara (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-17)
      This study examines the influence of social media marketing on consumer-based brand equity, using Coca-Cola as a study. A survey of 200 respondents, drawn across two countries; Nigeria and Norway were carried out. Data was ...
    • The Role of Blockchain in Commodity Trading 

      Berge, Erik (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      The commodity industry, the transaction lifecycle of commodities, its value chain and supply chain are complex systems with many parties involved. Ownership of cargoes are determined by who is holding the physical paper, ...
    • The role of patients in responsible innovation process 

      Gutierrez, Judith Alarcon; Ferreira, Sarah Pelizzon (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-07-13)
      This master thesis is designed to deliver academic conversation and new knowledge on the innovation game plan and methods of patient-initiated innovation in the health care sector. The purpose of the study is to explore ...
    • The role of the latest financial crisis in the long-run, short-run and Granger causal relationships between exchange rates and stock prices in Norway from 1999 to 2017. 

      Laypanov, Alan (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      This thesis aims to find out what role the latest financial crisis played with respect to the long-run, short-run and Granger-causal relationships between exchange rates and stock prices in Norway from 1999 to 2017. Both ...
    • Tilfreds på jobben? En studie av forklaringsfaktorer og undersøkelsesopplegg 

      Rommetvedt, Halvar (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05-25)
      Formålet med denne studien har vært å undersøke hva det er som påvirker jobbtilfredsheten hos medarbeidere i Skangas AS. Dette er belyst på ved hjelp av den årlige medarbeiderundersøkelsen. Det er også blitt rettet et blikk ...
    • Tillit - En grunnleggende forutsetning for utøvelse av ledelse 

      Hentsch, Linda; Michelsen, Kurt Hentsch (Master thesis, 2019-05-27)
      Målet med denne oppgaven er å se nærmere på tillit som forutsetning for utøvelse av ledelse. En leder spiller en viktig rolle i effektivitet på alle nivåer i en organisasjon og må oppnå tillit, men må også vise tillit til ...