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    • U.S. Mutual Fund Performance in Recessions and Expansions, 1977 to 2019. 

      Holtvedt, Thomas; Skogseid, Håkon Skogseid (Master thesis, 2019)
      Using a sample of 2680 U.S. actively managed open-end mutual funds in the period from January 1977 through December 2018, we investigate whether actively managed mutual funds are able to outperform a passive benchmark ...
    • U.S. Mutual Fund Performance: Skill or Luck? 

      Hoem, Kenneth Nordlund; Aasland, Erik Rosmer (Master thesis, 2018)
      This thesis examines the performance of 1704 actively managed U.S. open-end, domestic equity mutual funds in the period of January 1995 to December 2017. Regression results for an equal-weighted portfolio suggest that ...
    • Ulikhetens pris 

      Isachsen, Arne Jon (CME Working Papers;2/2014, Working paper, 2014)
      Mye av de økonomiske ulikhetene i USA skyldes finansmarkedenes virkemåte, og hvordan toppledere mer generelt har klart å ta ut en stadig økende andel av verdiskapningen, hevder professor Joseph E. Stiglitz i boken The ...
    • Unchained from the chain: supply management from a logistics service provider perspective 

      Huemer, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The last few years have seen increasing recognition of the work of logistics service providers, as well as the significance of functioning supply relationships. This paper proposes an alternative view of supply management ...
    • Unconscious bias against introverts in the recruitment and selection process 

      Braathen, Vilde Marie Lie; Sørensen, Martine Waller (Master thesis, 2017)
      The current study is an attempt to expand upon the limited research area of unconscious bias against certain personality types that may emerge during the employment interview. We proposed that an extraverted personality ...
    • Unconstrained Cholesky-based parametrization of correlation matrices 

      van Oest, Rutger Daniel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Parameter estimation is relatively complicated for models containing correlation matrices, because the elements of correlation matrices are heavily constrained. We put forward a Cholesky-based parametrization that is easy ...
    • Underpricing and Long-Run Performance of FinTech IPOs 

      Hove, Henrik Hystad; Flaglien, Anders (Master thesis, 2019)
      This thesis investigates the short- and long-run performance of 70 US FinTech IPOs issued between 2008 and 2018. We find that, during this period, FinTech IPOs experienced an average underpricing of 23%, which is ...
    • Underpricing and Long-Run Performance Patterns of Nordic Private Equity-Backed and Non-Private Equity-Backed IPOs 

      Aas, Simen Christopher; Seljeset, Andreas Klem (Master thesis, 2018)
      This paper investigates the initial returns and long-run performance of initial public offerings (IPO) using a sample of 78 private equity-backed IPOs, 42 venture capital-backed IPOs and 199 non-sponsored IPOs in the ...
    • Understanding Cultural Factors which Affect Women Serving on Boards of Directors 

      Nguyen, Hanh Thi Hai; Bertsch, Andy; Warner-Søderholm, Gillian; Ondracek, Jim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This study explores the cultural factors that act as antecedents to women serving on boards of directors all over the world.We extend the theory proposed by several researchers before (e.g., Warner-Soderholm et al., 2016; ...
    • Understanding different attitudes towards advertising on Instagram and Facebook 

      Haukeberg, Cecilie Strøm; Klyve, Anniken (Master thesis, 2019)
      The concept of attitude towards advertising has been widely tested. However, the concept lacks work regarding social media. The present study, therefore, provides important new insight regarding a topic that is both ...
    • Understanding Knowledge Hiding in Organizations 

      Connelly, Catherine; Černe, Matej; Dysvik, Anders; Škerlavaj, Miha (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In our introduction to this special issue on understanding knowledge hiding in organizations, we provide some context to how and why this phenomenon should be studied. We then describe the five articles that comprise the ...
    • Understanding the governance of urban water services from an institutional logics perspective 

      Franco Torres, Manuel; Kvålshaugen, Ragnhild; Ugarelli, Rita Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In recent decades, the urban water sector has experienced accelerating social complexity that derives from conflicting goals and beliefs, making the sustainability of the sector primarily a governance issue. However, ...
    • Understanding the governance of urban water services from an institutional logics perspective 

      Franco Torres, Manuel; Kvålshaugen, Ragnhild; Ugarelli, Rita Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In recent decades, the urban water sector has experienced accelerating social complexity that derives from conflicting goals and beliefs, making the sustainability of the sector primarily a governance issue. However, ...
    • Understanding the relationship people in their early adulthood have to small-town news and paywalls 

      Olsen, Ragnhild Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Within the context of a high-choice, digital media environment, this study explores how people in their early adulthood perceive the value of news from the small town where they reside and their attitude towards paying for ...
    • Understanding Uncertainties 

      Male, Eirik Svarverud; Aas, David Fransplass (Master thesis, 2018)
      This thesis investigates the relationship between macroeconomic uncertainty and stock market volatility. The study focuses particularly on how uncertainty about the macroeconomic factor expected future GDP growth influences ...
    • Undersøkelse av lokalpolitikere 2006/2007. En redegjørelse for undersøkelsens gjennomføring og datakvalitet - samt noen hovedtendenser 

      Monkerud, Lars Chr. (Discussion Paper, Working paper, 2007)
      Rapporten dokumenterer spørreskjemaundersøkelsene som ble gjennomført av Handelshøyskolen BI i samarbeid med Statistisk sentralbyrå høsten 2006/våren2007. Undersøkelsene omfatter svar på spørreskjemaer sendt til ...
    • Undersøkelse av lokalpolitikere og rådmenn 2002/2003:En redegjørelse for undersøkelsens relevans, gjennomføring og datakvalitet - samt noen hovedtendenser 

      Monkerud, Lars Chr. (Discussion Paper, Working paper, 2003)
      Rapporten dokumenterer spørreskjemaundersøkelsene som ble gjennomført av Handelshøyskolen BI i samarbeid med Norsk institutt for by- og regionforskning under prosjektet “Undersøkelse av lokalpolitikere og rådmenn 2002/2003” ...
    • Undersøkelse om lokale lønnstillegg i barnehage og skole 

      Kuvaas, Bård; Birkeland, Ide Katrine (Forskningsrapport;2/2018, Research Report, 2018)
      Hovedformålet med lærerundersøkelsen var å undersøke om det er noen sammenheng på størrelsen på de lokale lønnstilleggene, rettferdighetsopplevelser, direkte incentiveffekt, indre motivasjon, affektiv organisasjonsforpliktelse ...
    • Underveis: Menns og kvinners lederkarrierer 

      Colbjørnsen, Tom; Knudsen, Knud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      I denne artikkelen undersøkes hvordan mannlige og kvinnelige lederes karrierer preges av stiavhengighet, ulike karrieredrivere og generasjonsforskjeller. Analysen er dels basert på paneldata fra AFFs lederundersøkelser, ...
    • Unfairness by Design? The Perceived Fairness of Digital Labor on Crowdworking Platforms 

      Fieseler, Christian; Bucher, Eliane; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Based on a qualitative survey among 203 US workers active on the microwork platform Amazon Mechanical Turk, we analyze potential biases embedded in the institutional setting provided by on-demand crowdworking platforms and ...