Sökning: "Dividend policy"

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  1. 1. Do Dividend Changes Really Signal? : Evidence from Sweden

    Författare :Per Alkebäck; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dividend policy; joint announcements; dividend initiations and omissions; dividend changes and surrounding quarterly and annual earnings; and the management s view of dividends; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of the studies in this thesis is to clarify and hopefully shed some light on one important issue in dividend policy: the market reaction to announcements of cash dividends (changes) on the Swedish market.The first study, Joint Dividend and Earnings Announcements, Firm Size and Tax Law Changes, examines stock price reaction to joint dividend and earnings announcements. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Incomplete Information in Financial Markets

    Författare :Frederik Lundtofte; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Financial science; Finansiering; ekonomisk teori; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; factor pricing models; hedging demands; estimation risk; partial information; learning; economic systems;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays on incomplete information in financial markets, two of which are theoretical, and one that is mainly of an empirical nature. All three essays concern parameter uncertainty, and they employ a continuous-time framework. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Essays on Capital Structure

    Författare :Hossein Asgharian; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Extreme Bound Analysis; Selection bias; Lisrel; Semiparametric; Nonparametric; Financial distress; Panel data analysis; Leverage; Capital structure; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Sammanfattning : Chapter 2 analyses the relationship between capital structure and industry classification of Swedish firms. This study also analyses the determinants of the capital structure at the industry level. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Family Control in Swedish Public Companies : Implications for Firm Performance, Dividends and CEO Cash Compensation

    Författare :Carl Oreland; Martin Holmén; Per Johansson; Steen Thomsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family Control; Firm Performance; Heirs; Dividends; Tax Policy; CEO; Pay-Performance Relationship; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay 1 examines the relationship between family control and firm performance, approximated by Tobin’s Q, in Swedish listed firms. In contrast to previous work on Swedish data, I take into account the effect of the family controlling the CEO-position. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on externalities, regulation, institutions, and firm performance

    Författare :Jan F. Weiss; Andreas Stephan; Jönköping University; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is devoted to the empirical analysis of how externalities—the nonexistence of private markets in some good or the absence of sufficient incentives to establish such markets— affect firm performance and growth. A minor part investigates a direct link between positive externalities, in the form of localized knowledge spillovers, and firm growth, by testing the so-called local export spillover hypothesis: Exporting firms in a region may reduce export entry costs for other local firms through export-related informal knowledge and information flows. LÄS MER