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Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts (2019)
Thesis
Kelly, K. Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491148

This thesis responds to calls from prominent academics for research on the so-called investment management ‘black box’ of decision-making practices in capital markets. Motivated by four overarching research objectives, the study examines the followi... Read More about Decision-making in the fund management industry: Empirical evidence from European fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts.

Determinants of stock prices in the Egyptian stock market: Traditional asset pricing models versus behavioural asset pricing models (2019)
Thesis
Abdou, R. Determinants of stock prices in the Egyptian stock market: Traditional asset pricing models versus behavioural asset pricing models. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/850577

The aim of this thesis is to determine a valuation model for stocks in the Egyptian stock market by comparing conventional and behavioural asset pricing models. To achieve this aim, this thesis constructs and tests the following extensions of the Fam... Read More about Determinants of stock prices in the Egyptian stock market: Traditional asset pricing models versus behavioural asset pricing models.

The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana (2017)
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Ofori, F. The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This research examines access to water and medicines in Ghana in the context of two World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreements: the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Th... Read More about The impact of trade liberalisation on access to water and medicines in Ghana.

Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms (2017)
Thesis
Boshnak, H. Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The aim of this study is to investigate empirically the extent of mandatory disclosure with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and the level of voluntary disclosure by firms in the Gulf Co-Operation Council (GCC) member states — name... Read More about Mandatory and voluntary disclosures in GCC listed firms.

An empirical investigation of the determinants and impact of bank credit ratings (2016)
Thesis
Karimu, B. A. An empirical investigation of the determinants and impact of bank credit ratings. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The role of credit rating agencies has come under severe scrutiny following the recent financial crisis, due to their claim, ab initio, of assigning true creditworthiness in the form of rating notches to financial institutions and their instruments.... Read More about An empirical investigation of the determinants and impact of bank credit ratings.

Implementing the new science of risk management to tanker freight markets (2013)
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tanker freight markets. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Studies in the area of shipping freight risk measurement and management are limited and the understandings of the impact of freight volatility dynamics on the freight market remain insufficient and under-researched. The few studies that explore diffe... Read More about Implementing the new science of risk management to tanker freight markets.

Futures markets and coffee prices (2009)
Thesis
Newman, S. Futures markets and coffee prices. (Thesis). The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

This thesis constitutes an empirical critique of neoclassical economic theory as applied to the study of commodity markets. It is argued that the liberalisation of coffee marketing systems in producing countries, the collapse of the International Cof... Read More about Futures markets and coffee prices.

The emperor’s new clothes - A political economy study of the South African textiles and clothing industry
Thesis
Takala-Greenish, L. (2015). The emperor’s new clothes - A political economy study of the South African textiles and clothing industry. (Thesis). University of the London, School of Oriental and African Studies

Abstract The decline of South African textiles and clothing has been explained as the outcome of different influences depending on various ideological and methodological inclinations as well as theoretical traditions. For example, the rise in labour... Read More about The emperor’s new clothes - A political economy study of the South African textiles and clothing industry.

Practice or theory? A phenomenographic study of teachers’ perceptions of teaching auditing in higher education
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perceptions of teaching auditing in higher education. (Thesis). University of the West of England

In recent years the business world has become more complex and the role of the professional auditor has had to change in order to address this increasing complexity. What had been seen as a technical compliance role has now evolved to include higher... Read More about Practice or theory? A phenomenographic study of teachers’ perceptions of teaching auditing in higher education.



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