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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cryptic bubbles by behavioural biases? 

      Hare, Martin (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      The subject for this is elaborates around the new economic phenomenon of cryptocurrencies. The main objective will be to shed light on whether the market of cryptocurrencies is in fact an economic market bubble or not. The ...
    • Data Sharing in the Oil and Gas Industry 

      Ersdal, Maren; Helgeland, Charlotte Helland (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06)
      Data sharing in business situations potentially impact innovations, operations, quality of decision makings, and costs. Companies are moving in the direction of increased data sharing as of today and an area of great value ...
    • Dataanalyser i revisjonens planleggingsfase og revisjonsrisikomodell 

      Sundberg, Mia Korsmo; Laupland, Hanne Kristin (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-08)
      Formålet med denne masteroppgaven er å undersøke hvilke implikasjoner bruk av dataanalyse, også kalt Big Data Analytics, har på revisors fremgangsmåte i planleggingsfasen, risikovurderingen av et revisjonsoppdrag og ...
    • Den norske befolkningens holdninger og preferanser tilknyttet kriminalitet 

      Kirubamoorthy, Sharanga (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-07-15)
      Hensikten med denne oppgaven er å undersøke og analysere holdninger og preferanser knyttet til kriminalitet i Norge, ved å se på fire ulike politiske partier som representerer norsk politikk, og derav den norske ...
    • Dependence of Profitability on Time, Sector & Region across Aquaculture Value Chains in Norway 

      Khan, Bakhtawar (Masteroppgave/UIS-HHUiS/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-07-08)
      About 71% of earth is covered in water and 96.5% of this water is held by the oceans. (USGS, 2019). However, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that only about 2% of this ...
    • Dialogue and effectiveness 

      Berg, Siri Malczewski (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05-25)
      Due to the development and demands of globalisation and the need to quickly adapt to changes, companies have been forced to change their organisational structures. Organisation in teams is seen as a powerful tool for high ...
    • Did the removal of numerical ratings and the introduction of performance development, result in a shift in motivation? 

      Dirdal, Trond; Røsland, Siv Merethe Berge (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-05-27)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether the changes Secreta made to its performance management system had the desired effect. Our research comprised an attempt to answer the following question: Are there any ...
    • Do SRI investors consider the ESG effects in their investments? 

      Åse, Eirik; Johansen, Sindre (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-07)
      In this master thesis we explore the relationship between morally driven companies and their financial returns. To assess the morality of the company, we have used scores based on a company’s environmental, social and ...
    • Does Ex-dividend Day Significantly Affect Norwegian Stock Performance? 

      Veggeberg, Heidi; Bø, Silje Vistnes (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      This study analyses the effect of ex-dividend day on Norwegian stock performance. Previous research of different theories and from different markets are obtained to clarify the topic and give us the tools to answer the ...