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  1. 1. Executive pay, female representation in top management and firm performance. A study of S&P 500 companies.

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Författare :Lucia Lamberti; Lilin Ma; [2021]
    Nyckelord :executive compensation; gender; firm performance; female executives; incentive pay;

    Sammanfattning : This master thesis investigates the influence of both executive pay and female representation in top management on firm performance. As recent trends in both pay-performance sensitivities and women in executive positions suggest a positive relationship of firm performance with both executive pay and female representation in top management, a nine-year panel data regression is run on the S&P 500 companies to study the potential effects of both CEOs' pay and the presence of female CEOs on corporate performance in the time frame 2010-2018. LÄS MER

  2. 2. What Anchors New Strategies? The Role of MCS Hierarchies in Strategic Change Towards Sustainability

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Författare :Amanda Blomdahl; Hugo Nordström; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Strategic change; Sustainability; Management control anchor practices; Organisational identity;

    Sammanfattning : In this paper, we conduct a single case study of the R&D department of TransportCo to explore the role of hierarchies within MCS (Management Control System) packages in reprioritizing R&D efforts to drive strategic change towards sustainability. Through integrating strategic change literature and the notion of anchor practices, we show how MCSs play unequally important parts in implementing strategic change. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Pricing Conservatism: An Empirical Study on the Value Relevance of Conservative Reserves in Swedish Firms

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Författare :Jakob Lembke; Viktor Lundberg; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Abnormal return; Conservative Accounting; Conservative Reserves; Conservative Reserve Ratio; Market Efficiency;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to evaluate the financial market's efficiency in respect to conservative accounting. Particularly the study focuses on conservative accounting's influence on the reported return on owners' equity, including the influence of build-ups and realizations of conservative reserves. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Spacquisitions: Route to market and long-term performance

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Författare :Amanda Johansson; Sara Engström; [2021]
    Nyckelord :SPAC; Special purpose acquisition company; Going public; Route to market; JOBS Act;

    Sammanfattning : Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have experienced a recent surge in interest and coverage from the finance community. At the same time, researchers state that the topic is vastly understudied compared to the attention it is generating. LÄS MER

  5. 5. "Using a hammer to kill a fly": The Impact of COVID-19 on Firm Performance in Europe

    D-uppsats, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Författare :Carl Magnusson; Nahom Ogbazion; [2021]
    Nyckelord :COVID-19; firm performance; lockdown; cases; instrumental variable;

    Sammanfattning : This study aims to to evaluate whether firm performance is impacted by countries' choice of lockdown policy and the number of reported COVID-19 cases. We design a quantitative study using the instrumental variable (IV) approach to examine the relationship between lockdown measures and number of reported COVID-19 cases and the subsequent impact on firm performance, in a European setting. LÄS MER