Attracting Foreign Direct Investment: A Case Study on the Swedish Region of Gävleborg (Management Project)

Aim: The research project discusses foreign direct investment as well as the attractiveness of the region of Gävleborg within this context. The researchers attempt to investigate why foreign direct investment is not yet common within the aforementioned region. Moreover, the aims of the study is Continue reading

The relationship between Credit Ratings and Beta: A quantitative study on the Nordic market (Management Project)

This study aims to investigate the relationship between systematic risk and credit ratings. The systematic risk, frequently measured by beta, is an important consideration for both investors and corporations. Therefore it is interesting to examine if indications about the systematic risk could be gained by looking at credit ratings, especially on the Continue reading

Barriers in Launching New Products: A Comparative Study of Swedish B2B Companies (Management Project)

The marketplace in the 21st century is intense and highly competitive. Customers have a great variety of products and services to choose from, therefor gaining competitive advantage is crucial for a company´s survival. Companies cannot rely on previous Continue reading

The Relationship between Corporate Social and Financial Performance: Evidence from Chinese Heavy-Polluting Industries (Management Project)

ABSTRACT

This study investigates the relationship between corporate social performance (CSP) and corporate financial performance (CFP) within the context of a particular CSP element: environmental investment. Two models of the determinants of companies’ environmental investment are estimated in order to capture Continue reading