Theses/Dissertations from 2016

The impact of accounting conservatism on the relationship between earnigs and stock returns, change in operating cash flow and sales of publicly listed companies in the Philippines, Carl Jay A. Lapuz, Sharmaine Crystal R. Lin, Javier Anson M. Santos, and John Edward D. Sevilla

Financial and non-financial dimensions of sustainability performance and its effects to cost of equity, Anton Lara, Christopher Manguiat, Mark Vinzcent Narciso, and Samuel Matthew Yolo

The Chinese Yuan effect: An interaction of exchange rates and stock indices with import-export trade as indirect factors of China and the ASEAN-5 countries (2006-2014), Jessica Marie O. Ligeralde, Kimberly Anne C. Lim, Io Hana Michaela A. Santiago, and Michelle Paige L. See Diet

The impact of crude oil prices on the inflation rate, exchange rate, and interest rate of emerging oil exporting and oil importing countries, Gil Anthony W. Lim, Sharla Michole N. Lim, Patrick Jayz S. Pascua, and Charles Barry D. Uy-Barreta

Intraday and inter-market volatility of foreign exchange rates of Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand using ARCH/GARCH model, Johansen cointergration test and Granger causality, Sarah Phoebe K. Lim, Ericka Francesca M. Recto, Tanya T. Reyes, and Hyun Jae Won

Unmasking shelters: Measuring the tax shelter likelihood of publicly-listed companies in the Philippines, Mary Elyssa Jo L. Lindo, Crystel Janinne C. Ng, Setiel Joyce A. Pacamalan, and Alesandro Rey A. Saavedra

The impact of ethics, corporate governance, and culture on auditor choice: Evidence from the ASEAN countries of the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, Joan Frances I. Malaya, Mireya Aranxa T. Pineda, Gleah Angela V. San Gabriel, and Kimberly A. Sta. Ana

The quantile relationship of Philippine equities and foreign exchange rates, Veronica S. Manalang

You're nothing but a second rate, trying-hard copyright: A legal study on the copyrightability of movie lines in the Philippines, Selena L. Manalansan and Joshua R. Tan

A comparative study on the impact of credit risk, capital, and efficiency on the performance of Islamic banks and conventional banks in the ASEAN Region, Miguel Paolo I. Monozca, Bea R. Pamuspusan, Kimberly Antonette V. Uy, and Jacqueline Rosebelle T. Young

A study on asset portfolio optimization using Black-Litterman model as a framework with views based on Elliott wave principle, Miguel Lorenzo K. Montalbo, Edward Joseph A. Ramos, Ysabel Francheska D. Salon, and Ethan Charles Y. Tiu

Growing through caring: An empirical study on the effect of corporate social responsibility activities on the profitability of firms in the ASEAN region, Adrian Christian O. Nacachi, Carl Vincent G. Reinante, John Jethro C. Rico, and Lorenzo C. Verde

The grapes of wrath: A comprehensive assessment on the validity and rectitude of post-employment restrictions, Simon Renzo B. Ocampo and Elden B. Rocamora

On the wings of lust: Upholding the holistic well-being of women rape victims, Lina H. Olis and Karen Nicole F. Uy

Delima(an) kayo pwidi magtravel: A study on the constitutionality of DOJ circular no. 41, Howard S. Ong and Josue Romano C. Wenceslao

Earn in return: A study on the profitability of implementing corporate social responsibility, Owen L. Pellosis, Katherine Grace P. Rojas, Monica B. Santos, and Marla Pauline R. Tomelden

Heads, they win-- tails, we lose: A legal study on the regulatory powers of PAGCOR on daily fantasy sports operated in the Philippines, Joan Veronica S. Pernes and Miguel Paolo E. Tiu

Financial performance and credit risk of selected sea freight firms in the Philippines, Charmaine Nicole Ramos and Janina B. Santos

Ghosts of the past: Impeaching an official for impeachable offenses committed prior to office, Dan Michael S. Resurreccion and Michelle Angeline B. Sorita

Fighting corruption beyond borders, Elaiza Jean T. Tiu and Elner Uy

With great power comes great responsibility: An academic discussion on the authority granted to the Ombudsman in administrative cases, Karl Matthew M. Yuan and Jasper Rodil Zalameda

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Capital asset pricing models and two-pass cross-sectional regression analysis of Philippine Stock Exchange index, Dan Michael C. Abad, Michael Chua, and Seung Joo Lee

Sound of silence: A constitutional discourse on the registration requirements under the Lobbying Accountability Act, Johanne D. Abdulrahman

Philippine onshore corporate bond issuance: A qualitative response model approach, Kristine Leir P. Abelardo, Lloyd Kingsley T. Aguinaldo, Kristin Gayle C. Chua, and Sarah Issey Tan

A study on the preparedness of DLSU BSA students for their future accounting profession: insights from interns, alumni and employers, Patrick John V. Abilo, Ian B. Enanoza, Mark Gino A. Pernites, and Alyssa Kaye M. Talledo

Time-varying sensitivity of stock returns to market, interest rate and foreign exchange rate risks of Asian banks using the GARCH model, Romarie L. Abralzaldo, Hanna Christelle C. Ho, Kristine Lian J. Pabico, and Nikki T. Padilla

Effect of cross-listing on the local stock return and profitability performance of listed companies in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Jose Vittorio D. Abriol

The determinants of open-ended mutual fund performance: The case of the ASEAN5 countries from 2009-2014, Felix Enrique J. Agoncillo III, Ronaldo Federico S. Manzano, Jose Carlo V. Santiago, and Andre S. Tan

The effects of financial efficiency and trading frequency to the stock performance of publicly listed higher education institutions in the Philippines, India, and Singapore from 2010-2014, Jeremiah B. Aguilar, Jasmine Gisela L. Carandang, Arielle V. Mariano, and Jim Camille M. Santos

The effects of quintuple taxes on market capitalization, Reynald Joshua C. Albano and Chriss Warren Robles

Impact of environmental management accounting on the financial performance of publicly listed mining companies in the Philippines, Nicole Mary D. Alcaparaz, Patrick Ryan Lucien T. Lim, Kerrigan James Roi P. Maulit, and Mikhaila Nadine J. Ticman

The effects of enterprise risk management (ERM) implementation on the market value of private domestic universal banks listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), Vladimir Hussien A. Alcasid, Erica Mae C. Calzada, Paolo Brando M. Mojica, and Camille Erika A. Tui

Determinants of the prevalence of special items in revenue and expense of Philippine listed firms: Purely accounting or economics?, Camille S.K. Alejandrino, Regine Mae P. Chiu, Ayra Mae S. Fernando, and Jazlynn Hannah C. Wong

Credit policy and managerial competence: A study on the sustainability and loan recovery of registered microfinance institutions in Metro Manila, Marian Joi Alentajan, Lucky Gio Gutierrez, Ana Ivana Ibanez, and Sam Angelo Maducdoc

The mediating role of management accounting practices on the influence of business environment on organizational performance: Evidence from Philippine tourism industry, Kirsten G. Alfaro, Rejeanne D. Ico, Cheyenne Mae N. Lim, and Janelle Antonette F. Quizon

Impact of intellectual capital on profitability and market value in an emerging economy: An inter-company analysis of firms listed in the Philippine stock market, Jerome D. Alvarez, Remielee Jayne B. Bolanos, Alyssa Danica L. Tan, and Samantha Nicole B. Tiu

The impact of capital expenditures on working capital management in publicly listed food and beverage manufacturing firms of Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam for the Period 2009-2013, Maria Marinela B. Amoranto, Steffi P. Balboa, Gabrielle Marie A. Cruz, and Kimberly Anne Wong

Minorities of the minorities: A comparative study on the indigenous peoples provisions in House Bill 4994: Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and Republic Act 8371: The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA), Ana Victoria I. Andres and Ma Kara Toni Ann C. Pizarro

A study on corporate social responsibility and its relationship with the financial performance of selected Philippine companies, Annie T. Ang, Brandon Dave C. Cachapero, and Priscilla Margarita S. Chacon

The effect of managerial discretion on the maturity structure of corporate public debt: Evidence on publicly-listed firms in the Philippines, Jayson Ang, Elmira Cornejo, Dustin Ingusan, and Angelo Salva

Financial structure and corporate growth of publicly listed manufacturing firms in the Philippines for the period 2009 to 2014, Kristine Betina C. Ang, Julie Chen, Jan Michael Y. Cheng, and Vincent S. Sy

The effect of ownership structure on firm performance: The case of PSE-listed firms from years 2003-2013, Alyanna M. Anigan, Rabboni Francis K. Arjonillo Jr., Ian Joseph C. Castillo, and Margaret Louise G. Te

Size, value, and momentum of stock returns of most actively traded stocks in the Philippines from 2009-2013, Beatrice C. Aquino, Alyssa E. Frigillana, Gian Carlo A. Mangua, and Tiffany Joy R. Timones

A study on employability using the USEM model: perceptions of employers and students enrolled in business courses in DLSU, Beatriz Nicole A. Arada, Regina Madelaine R. Samson, Charmaine Therese R. Tan, and Roxanne L. Yu

Diving through the depths of burnout, stress and imminent coping mechanisms among BSA students of DLSU Manila, Natasha Mae M. Arances, John Gemar B. Singian, and Raymond P. Villacarlos

A test of preparedness: The effect of demographics, financial literacy, saving behavior, and financial management on retirement confidence of female public school teachers in the city of Manila, Meredith L. Atienza, Charlene B. Camarillo, Jessica Therese B. Domingo, and Regine E. Silva

A stepping stone on predictability studies: Discovering the connection between stock returns and selected leading financial measures among Philippine publicly-listed companies in the service sector, Ennah Christel M. Baes, Christina Frances S. Dychioco, Marcus Lawrence L. Que, and Krisha C. See

A Cross-ASEAN comparative analysis of commercial banks on profitability determinants for the years 2006-2013, Jose Raymond G. Bagain, Jose Rey P. Delfin II., Alphonse Adrian P. Rodil, and John David M. Silva

A study on the short-run performance of companies that went public between 2006 to 2012: A Pre-IPO and Post-IPO analysis, Ronnel G. Balboa, Karl Daniel P. Mamangun, Lenard Jan R. Ozaeta, and Gabriel C. Rayos

Analysis on the correlation between stock return and accounting performance measures to predict the most valuable-relevant metric in all publicly-listed companies in the Philippines, Marian L. Baldon, Jenneca Shayenneh G. Ching, Alyana Celina B. Ramos, and Isabella Bianca D. Vasquez

Aequantibus iustitia: A study on the constitutionality of House Bill 1213 An Act Adopting the Higher Prescribed Penalty, including Death, of the National Law of an alien found guilty of trafficking dangerous drugs and other similar substances amending the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, Mohandis Al-Asher M. Balt

Impact of investment in research and development on the profitability and firm market value of publicly-listed companies in the PSEI, Maria Christiana D. Bantayan, Maria Gracia D. Bantayan, Ervin Dave T. Ching, and Rikkah Alyssa K. Cruz

Towards labor justice: A comprehensive review on Agabonvs NLRC and the various Supreme Court doctrines in granting remedies for illegal termination, Napoleon Eli Z. Banzuela and Paolo Lorenzo M. Ortiz

A wider look into paternity leave: The Muslims, the family, and the economy, Ellison Aaron Y. Barcela and Aldrich Reginald A. Shih

In foresight: Detecting financial statement fraud probabilities and extracting indicators through artificial intelligence methods, Esther Grace T. Batungbacal, Criselle A. Murakami, Ya Ling Shi, and Mary Ann S. Sy

Nobody's child: A study on Philippine laws on citizenship and the status of abandoned children declared as foundlings, Ersha M. Bea and Kaira L. Sy

The intra-industry effect of initial public offering to listed companies of selected industries in the Philippines from 2000-2014, Hillary P. Belonio, Angela Jianne B. Bonifacio, Ma. Graciela D. Monteiro, and Dustinne F. Umadac

Financial sustainability of microfinance institution in the Philippines: A study on the provision of sustainable services and poverty reduction through financial inclusion, Paula Gabrielle D. Bengzon, Mariel Angelica U. Dulay, Nicole Margaret L. Dysangco, and Justine Elysia L. Zarate

The impact of liquidity on capital structure: Evidence from publicly listed industrial firms in the Philippines from 2009-2013, Mary Bernadette Joyce B. Betonio, Wilbur Omar T. Chua, Sealtiel O. Galero, and Kenneth S. Santos

The effect of disclosure on stock prices of Philippine Stock Exchange industrial sector firms, Ma. Carmela J. Blanco, John Gabriel S. Disuanco, Miji. Kim, and Sean Fulbert Timothy C. Wu

Top performing schools' differentiae: an in-depth analysis of Philippine academic institutions participating in the accountancy board examinations for the years 2010-2014, Francis Dominic V. Bobier, Felyne Angeli B. Gonzales, Jheremie A. Gonzales, and Hannah Franchezka M. Sy

The relationship, role and effects of hope, optimism and goal-setting on the accountancy students' academic performance among top performing schools in Metro Manila, Radelaine Czarina N. Borreta and Thea Lorraine C. Burton

Halukay: Constitutionality of Republic Act 4653 or the ban on foreign imported ukay-ukay, Jethro I. Bragado

A comparative analysis of Sloan accrual measure, Altman Z-score, Piotroski F-score and financial liquidity ratio as indicators of financial distress in publicly-listed firms in the Philippines from 2000-2014, Janelle Christie C. Bunagan, Grayzxiel Yvoi M. Campos, Jan Derick V. Corporal, and Bianca Mae Y. David

Size and risk in banking: Case of 9 publicly listed banks in the Philippines, Jon Martin V. Bustos, Russell Aaron Y. Cheng, Joseph Ace D. Durano, and Lorenzo Antonio F. Serafica

Visiting Forces Agreement: A peace-keeping toll or a conflict-generating mechanism for the Philippines, Jan Claudine P. Cabigunda and Katrisha Analine B. Kok

Evaluating the empirical effect of bank concentration on financial stability: Evidence from ASEAN-5 economies for the period 2009-2013, Lore-Anne A. Cadsawan, Renz Lester R. Garcia, Iris April C. Palmes, and Ivy Aiah A. Raymundo.

SIM cards to register or not to register? That is the question!, Aldous Gabriel L. Cajudo and Natahniel O. Pecho

The market-structure performance relationship in the non-life insurance sector of the ASEAN 5 countries from 2008 to 2013, Jude N. Calamba, Denise Marie G. Dimpas, Larisse C. Herrera, and Jose Romeo Gabriel P. Paredes

Swatting shutterbugs: A study on the constitutionality of House bill no. 4807, An Act protecting Against Personal Intrusion by Any Person with Intent to Gain or Profit therefrom, Jonathan Victor H. Calda and Dixijane T. Gutierrez

Financial derivatives as an instrument in decreasing a firm's effective tax rate: A study on Singaporean publicly listed firms from 2010 to 2014, Patrick Anthony L. Caldo, Patricia Megan Q. Gutierrez, Ritchelle Anne F. Quiros, and Erika Anne T. Rosales

Effects of the ratio of inventories, financial structure and market share to profitability ratios: An empirical study on the publicly-listed food and beverage manufacturing companies in the Philippines for the years 2004-2013, Anna Patricia M. Calingasan, Marielle Christi F. Dimapilis, and Xiao Wei Gong

The relationship between market value of a firm and its corporate governance: Evidence from Philippines, Angelo Calma, Stephen Castillo, Gio Pagdonsolan, and Weng Qiao Qiao

Predictors of passing the CPA licensure examinations in the Philippines, Anne Janelle G. Camba, Karl Ann D. Miguel, Lynette B. Palasan, and Pamela Roem H. Tolentino

The impact of capital intensity, firm size, profitability, and innovation on debt financing among publicly listed food and beverage companies in the Philippine Stock Exchange, 2004-2007 2009-2013, Carla Mae Cariaga, Angelica P. Ibaviosa, and Joannalyn M. Libo-on

Inefficiency in commercial banks: A quantitative approach to the analysis of bank-specific and macroeconomic factors affecting the commercial banking industry in the Philippines from 2009-2013, Michelle Carino, Joyce Catacutan, Felipe Mathay, and Angelica Penas

Effects of natural disasters on financial, industrial, property and service indices and Philippine Stock Exchange index: A GARCH-M analysis, Christian A. Caspe, Paul Romano S. Hinagod, Sean Wesley T. Uy, and John Vincent Z. Zapata

The effect of performance measures on the achievement of goals of selected Philippine companies, Mikaela Marie D. Castillo, Masako L. Iguchi, Stephanie Jes M. Ilmedo, and Brent Matthew O. Ng

Assessing the impact of firm maturity and financial leverage on dividend policy: A case in the publicly-listed firms from the manufacturing and telecommunication industry of the ASEAN five, Mikaela Valerie S. Castilo, Claribel Jane P. Hung, Astin Andrea J. Maristela, and Michelle Faye D. Sulit

Corporate philanthropy under the CSR and its effects on access to debt financing for selected firms listed in thePhilippine Stock Exchange for the years 2008-2012, Pauline Marie V. Chang, Cara Maria T. Encabo, Carlos Alberto D. Munoz, and Stephen Karlo L. Severino

Relationship between monthly price-earnings ratio and stock value in the industrial sector of the Philippine Stock Exchange for the period 2009-2013, Jennica Chan, Heidi Tan, and Dianne Tangara

The impact of different corporate diversification strategies on the cost of capital : an empirical study on selected publicly-listed firms in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Marvin Joshua B. Chan; Marian Krisandra R. Cruz; ,Alyanna Marie O. Dela Cruz; and Joyce Shedelyn G. Xu

A sectoral analysis on the long-run performance of the Philippine stock market from 2006 to 2014, Sophia Coleen C. Chavez

Impact of macroeconomic performance on corporate cash holdings of selected Philippine Stock Exchange listed service firms, Christine Joy U. Cheng, Tiffany Mae C. Dee, Gabrielle Louise C. Tan, and Joseph J. Tiu

The influence of governance mechanisms to related party transactions of Philippine publicly listed firms: An innerstudy of its impact on earnings quality, Ria Danielle T. Ching, Eunice Doris C. Chung, Kimberly Nicole B. Ng, and Mariah-Rose Rafela S. Ong

Bank diversification and its impact on bank performance: Evidence from tiger cub economies, Gwyneth Elrica S. Chua, Jessa Maria Chella R. Montilla, Mica Ella L. Ramos, and Jeazzir Kline V. Surposa

On the characterization of cop-win and robber-win graphs, Jian Christian E. Chua and Antonio Lorenzo M. Sevilla

In the clouds: How cloud technology violates our right to privacy: A proposal to strengthen and improve our current data protection laws, Katrina Erika Chua and Hipolito Punzalan III

A study of causality and cointegration effect between the Philippines and Hong Kong, Singapore, United States, Japan, and China government bonds for the years 2010 to 2014, Kenneth Lawrence O. Chua, Denise Camille L. Ong., Christelle Liz M. Ona, and Jhune Love E. Reyes

An analysis on the volatility of and volatility transmission among the exchange rates of the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan before, during, and after the global financial crisis for the period 2002-2014, Ma. Kristina B. Coresis, Hyun-woo Jeong, Yoonjung Rhew, and Marius Czar A. Tubog

The rights race: A study on constitutional rights of substance abusing mothers and unborn children, Gio Spencer R. Cortes and Jay Daniel T. Morales

A usage, attitude, and image study on AM radio listenership in Metro Manila for DZRH News- 666 Khz Manila Broadcasting Company, Marie Antoniette V. Cosuco, Jodelle Chris G. Cuanan, Jillian Jazl P. Miraflor, and Marie Antoinette J. Reyes

Factors influencing the teaching performance of acountancy faculty members in Metro Manila, Vinci Anne L. Co, Joanna Concepcion, Dyan Krysza Janine Liban, and Sharmaine Anne Lopez-Go

Determinants of user acceptance of e-filing and payment system of MSME taxpayers in Metro Manila, Christiane Claire T. Cregencia, Alesis Jemuel P. Dongon, Hilarie Claire L. Julio, and Kristel Mae L. Parungao

The impact of relationship lending to the cost of debt and firm performance of manufacturing companies in the Philippines from the years 2009-2013, Anna Theresa Cruz, Philip Hsinh, and Sandra Malihan

Twinkle, twinkle, virtual child: An analysis of the constitutionality of the expanded definition of a child under R.A 9775, John Paul Alfred R. Cruz and Trisha H. Yu

The effect of advertising on stock returns: Evidence from selected public companies in the Philippines, Marco Angelo Cruz, Marco Angelo Cruz, Christine Leong, and Leandro Angelo Yap

Going legit: A question on the constitutionality of House Bill no. 2355, Lawrence Xavier T. Daluro and Justin Dale Louise K. Ansay

Expectations and reality: Discerning the balance between skills and attributes for future accountants as perceived by accountancy faculty members and students within Metro Manila, Paolo John A. Dantes, Marvin Joseph T. Manuel, and Kimberly N. Tumaliuan

A study on the factors affecting the litigation contingency disclosure of the publicly listed companies in the Philippines, Andrea Hilarry L. Dee, Vincent Rafael E. Fajardo, Sally L. Go, and Colleen Grace O. Vidal