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    • A case study: The evolution of the Norwegian subsea field development market 

      Haneferd, Rasmus (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-05-25)
      The Norwegian sector has from the 70’s been dominated by the major international oil companies. Statoil was modelled after these international giants with both upstream and downstream capability. The sector has matured and ...
    • A Case Study of Toll Implementation in Northern Jæren 

      Elkasevic, inela; Eriksen, Gina (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-16)
      The purpose for this thesis is to elucidate on the effects of toll pricing schemes. The new toll implementation in Northern Jæren have been investigated to measure the effect cordon and peak-period pricing have on car use ...
    • Acquiring Capital: How useful is crowdfunding as a tool for acquiring capital for early-stage companies and entrepreneurs? 

      Falleth, Sebastian (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-14)
      Crowdfunding is a new and growing phenomenon within the field of economics. As a new relatively new method for raising funds, limited literature exist on the subject, and the underlying mechanisms and its impact on traditional ...
    • An empirical analysis of Chinese foreign direct investment trends and determinants 

      Lan, Hao (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      To increase our knowledge on determinants of FDI, we will examine potential determinants for Chinese FDI and their choice of continents allocation by testing them against three theories: Dunning’s OLI paradigm, the new ...
    • An evaluation of performance and levels of risk associated with investments in the cryptocurrency market 

      Håberg, Elena; Klungland, Janne Rasmussen (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-06-16)
      Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in the wake of the financial crisis in 2008/09. Since then thousands of cryptocurrencies have been created. We evaluate Bitcoin along with Dash, ...
    • An Event Study Into Dividend Payments and Possible Profitable Trading Strategies, in the Norwegian Stock Market 

      Lundegaard, Thomas (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-14)
      This Thesis contains a detailed event analysis where market efficiency in the event of dividend pay-outs in the Norwegian stock market is analysed. The event analysis uses two introduced main hypothesis’ in the form of ...
    • An intervention to change and develop leaders’ Implicit Person Theory 

      Biktjoern, Danielle Eich; Isaevskaya, Alina (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      This master thesis starts by presenting implicit person theories and discussing the differences between entity and incremental theories. Further, it demonstrates how IPT influences leaders’ performance. ...
    • A quantitative analysis on the effect of firm and project characteristics in FHF funded R&D projects 

      Nakken, Elisabeth; Gjerstad, Jon (Master thesis, 2018-08-15)
      Spending more than 200 million NOK annually on innovative research and development projects, FHF is a primary provider of funds for projects in the seafood industry. Being entirely financed through a tax levied on all ...
    • Are the project success factors identified 30 years ago still valid today? 

      Rydland, Carl Jonas; Sandbekken, Helge Johan (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2019;, Master thesis, 2019-05)
      Organizations are becoming more project based than just a few decades ago and project management can be instrumental in helping organizations execute designated tasks effectively and efficiently. However, the use of project ...
    • A study of the e-grocery market in the region of Stavanger 

      Olsen, Nina Sofie (Masteroppgave/UIS-HH/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      The recent years there have been an increased interest in ordering groceries online because people prefer easier alternatives. For the companies, the only activities that are added for operating an online store compared ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...