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Test the Efficiency of Chinese Stock Market

Introduction 1. Background Osborne (1959) proposed that the movements of stock price are similar to the “Brownian motion” in the area of chemistry which mentions the never-ending and disorder movement of the particles that suspended in liquid or gas. Since the feature of “random walk”, the path of the share price is unpredictable. Fama also …

Test Evaluation of the bipolar form of the Mood States (POMS-BI)

Scenario A cancer which is present within families may be considered to be a stressful life event which may cause psychosocial morbidity and lead to other health risks. Frost et.al (2000) conducted a study into the psychosocial morbidity and health concerns accompanying individuals’ perceived increased risk of cancer. In this study, they recruited 39 patients …

What impact does the examiner’s behavior and individual characteristics (e.g. language background or gender) have on the test taker’s performance in a live oral proficiency interview?

Introduction The overwhelming consensus of the majority of literature agrees that the individual characteristics of the examiners in an oral proficiency interview do have a measurable effect on the outcomes of that interview. It seems that the effect of cultural differences is the prevailing concern amongst the literature, as modern academics have found that gender …