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Marknadens värdering av nyval av kvinnliga styrelseledamöter

Gremillet, Philippe LU (2010) NEKK01 20101
Department of Economics
Abstract
This essay is an event study of the share price of a number of companies listed at the Stockholm Exchange Market which prior to the dates studied only had men in their board. The purpose of the essay is to study whether the announcement of a new female board member affects the share price.
The number of companies used in the study is 25.
The essay builds its reasoning on theories on efficient markets and earlier studies which has shown that the market reacts positively to the announcement of a new female board member.
The essay is in line with earlier studies on the subject. It leads to the conclusion that the market with a certain spread around the announcement date reacts positively on the proposed women. However, the results are not... (More)
This essay is an event study of the share price of a number of companies listed at the Stockholm Exchange Market which prior to the dates studied only had men in their board. The purpose of the essay is to study whether the announcement of a new female board member affects the share price.
The number of companies used in the study is 25.
The essay builds its reasoning on theories on efficient markets and earlier studies which has shown that the market reacts positively to the announcement of a new female board member.
The essay is in line with earlier studies on the subject. It leads to the conclusion that the market with a certain spread around the announcement date reacts positively on the proposed women. However, the results are not statistically significant. (Less)
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author
Gremillet, Philippe LU
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organization
course
NEKK01 20101
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Female, board, event study
language
Swedish
id
1614973
date added to LUP
2010-06-15 11:18:01
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2010-06-15 11:18:01
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  abstract     = {This essay is an event study of the share price of a number of companies listed at the Stockholm Exchange Market which prior to the dates studied only had men in their board. The purpose of the essay is to study whether the announcement of a new female board member affects the share price.
The number of companies used in the study is 25.
The essay builds its reasoning on theories on efficient markets and earlier studies which has shown that the market reacts positively to the announcement of a new female board member.
The essay is in line with earlier studies on the subject. It leads to the conclusion that the market with a certain spread around the announcement date reacts positively on the proposed women. However, the results are not statistically significant.},
  author       = {Gremillet, Philippe},
  keyword      = {Female,board,event study},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Marknadens värdering av nyval av kvinnliga styrelseledamöter},
  year         = {2010},
}