Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Perceptions of accountancy students and faculty of De La Salle University on academic dishonesty using the business fraud triangle model, Michaela Pauline G. Dela Cruz, Airah Nerissa M. Dela Fuente, Donna Mae N. Menes, and Isaiah Marie O. Ursolino

Make me talk: An inter-industry analysis on the effect of company-specific factors on voluntary disclosures of publicly-listed companies in the Philippines, Carmela R. De La Rama, Jason L. Gomez, Carmela Claire G. Salvatera, and Danica Lorena L. Tanuecoz

The relationship and cointegration of the Stock Indices, Foreign Exchange Rates, and Government Benchmark Bond yields through regression, causality, and cointegration analysis of selected ASEAN+3 markets for the period 2007-2014, Andres Basilio A. Diokno

The factors contributing to topping the CPA Board examination (May 2015 and October 2014), Patricia A. Dionisio, Kathleen Kae Z. Endozo, and Fretziel Grace N. Galaroza

A study on the effects of corporate governance on the firm performance of publicly-listed financial institutions in the 2008 financial crisis in the Philippines, Neilson Brian A. Esguerra Jr., Ephraim S. Madlangsakay, Kevin Ross M. Hernandez, and Alexandra Marie M. De Guzman

The impact of natural disasters on the performance of the stock market: Case of the ASEAN 5, Shiena Jane M. Esteban, Kristine T. Paraggua, and Bianca A. Pocpoc

Incentives for women representation in political parties equality or inequality?, Dane Rainier M. Estepa and Elijah Miguel C. Saavedra

The convergence of accounting and economics: A causal analysis of the relationship between exchange rates and the balance of payments of the Philippines and developed countries, Immy Felyss G. Favorada, Czarina Viele G. Reinante, Jemimah S. Thai, and Kervin Kenrich S. Tsai

Bit by bit: Discerning the legality of the circulation of bitcoin in the Philippines, Ursulaine Grace C. Feliciano and Marc Gino V. Melchor

Guilty until proven innocent: A study on the constitutionality of civil forfeiture without prior criminal charge, Johannah Marielle R. Fernandez and Immaculate Mariel C. Plantilla

A study on the effects of stock split on the stock price and performance of publicly listed companies in Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore (2004-2010), Juan Paolo A. Friginal, Donna Anne L. Salvador, and Hideo Hardaway A. Tan

An assessment of cloud computing readiness and it processes maturity of listed telecom companies in the Philipines, Jon Benedict C. Gascon, Rowell Nico S. Macalino, Fressan U. Mercado, and Pia Tanya V. Uy

Influence of market risk, exchange rate risk, and interest rate risk to the stock returns on selected industries in the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand from 2011-2014, Elyse Katrina O. Go

A study on the impact of working capital management on profitability of selected rural banks in the Philippines, John Paulo Go, Dewiit Lin, Mary Patricia Nicole A. Ocampo, and John Eric R. Recto

Corporate governance: Block ownerships' identity and its effect on the performance of publicly listed companies in the Philippines, Luigi Francisco P. Ignacio, Takashi Michael M. Matsuda, Justine Marrion S. Naraval, and Carl Francis Villanueva

An inter-industry analysis on the impact of level of compliance with Philippine financial reporting standards for small and medium-sized enterprises on firm's financial ratios, Ana Teresa B. Joaquin, Joyce Maxine P. Manansala, Eirene Joy V. Patingo, and Mary Antonette D. Vicente

Performance of sin stocks relative to market indices in selected Asian countries: Philippines, Hong Kong, South Korea, Malaysia and India-- for the periods 2010-2014, Olga T. Kho, Darrel Francis B. Luistro, Maria Isabel D. Menchaca, and Kiana Marie S. Tacorda

Factors affecting the internal controls of family owned businesses in Binondo, Myeong Hyeon Kim, Lingyan Lu, Ana Gianelli S. Naguit, and Bianca Joy S. Sebollena

Ship-shipan tayo!: Determining whether Senate Bill no. 1359, in the event of its enactment, is constitutional, Melissa Marie R. Lat and Anne Louise T. Panaga

A study on the relationship between the liquidity and profitability of the top 10 commercial banks of the ASEAN 5, Joshua Lloren, Lloyd Patron, Juan Paolo Ruiz, and Jarryd Tinio

The talent system in GMA Network: Application of labor legislations and doctrines in the determination of employment status of GMA Network talents, Ville Marvin V. Magbuhos and Cornelio Y. Alfonso III

The implications of financial leverage on shareholder's return and market capitalization: The case of the ASEAN 5 telecommunications industry, Trisha Marie Martin, Alyanna Sabrina Ong, Janel Frea Tumpalan, and Rogie Ann Vasquez

Sure pass: the Iskolar ng Bayan Act as a violation of academic freedom and equal protection, Michael Kent M. Matawaran and Clarizza Grace C. Napa

The impact of cost management on the effectiveness of the disaster recovery plan of selected group A public auditing firms in Metro Manila, Philippines, Ericka Breeshia A. Mojares, Jerome Peter L. Noche, Justin S. Paras, and Aikko B. Plata

A comparative study of bankruptcy prediction models: An application of Altman's Z-ccore, Ohlson's O-score, and Zmijewxki's probit model using Philippines firms, Danica Mae Ng Uy, Hosea Lejlan L. Salazar, Hosea Lejla Sy, and Mariel Anne Zulueta

Protection of endangered species in disputed waters: Justifying the protective measures of the Philippines under international law, Wendy Angeline A. Penafiel and Korina D. Torres

Firm size, book-to-market ratio and risk factor returns and its relationship with stock returns: Evidence from the financial sector of the Philippine stock market, Adrienne Aimee A. Pua, Justin Earl Daryll P. Salapare, Julliard Patrick H. Tan, and Inigo Antonio B. Umali

Determinants of profitability of creative, arts and entertainment companies in Metro Manila, Isabella C. Pua

The determinants and survival of reverse mergers versus initial public offerings in the Philippines, Krishna H. Ramchandani, Dianne S. Santiago, Samantha Joy M. Villacampa, and Jennefer S. Xu

Globalization and performance of microfinance institutions in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Cambodia for the periods 2004-2013, Prisitine Rigos, Angela Rodio, Abigail Sta. Ana, and Yeni Tan

The correlation of financial leverage and other financial measures to systematic risk and to stock return with consideration of different industry classifications: The case of frequently-traded non-financial firms in the Philippine Stock Exchange, Patricia Anne A. Salamanca, Nicolas Michael T. Tan, and Stephanie Grace T. Tan

Napaaga nga ba?: A critique of Penera vs. Comelec (599 SCRA 609 [2009]) re: premature campaigning, Juan Carlo Santos

The naked truth: A legal analysis of the BJMP's conduct of body searches on jail visitors, Ezra Adeia Louis N. Solano and Julianne Heloise U. Zapata

Motivation and financial literacy: A comparative study among multi-level marketing members, business students and non-business students, Maria Cristina Sy Bang, Juanito Valdecantos III, and Arvin Yamauchi

Concrete, useful and tangible: Patentability of business methods, Princess Jemima C. Umbalin

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Hit me harder baby!: A study on the legality of consensual BDSM, Dana Alyssa N. Abad and Gilda Patrizia A. Veluya

An empirical study on the capital adequacy ratio, efficiency, and performance of commercial and universal banks in the Philippines, Dan Michael C. Abad, Timothy D. Aleta, Samantha A. Lim, and Francisco Miguel M. Taccad

Predicting the unpredictable: A study on the feasibility of implementing a nationwide mandatory earthquake insurance policy, Apple May P. Abadilla and Michaela D. Lanting

Financial literacy and stock market participation of DLSU-Manila undergraduate students in 2014, Dorothy Minette C. Abella, Clarence G. Dominguez, Joyann C. Lim, and Lucibelle Florinda T. Ong

Linkages of fuel economy in the Philippines, Gian Franco Abellanosa, Heukokerna Gaw, Shermiruz Paiso, and Anthony Vila

A marketing plan for the Japanese Schindler Elevator Company, Eunice Abiola, Vitto Martelli Antonio, Marcus Raphael Pagkalinawan, and Princess Kathleen Palabrica

Go online or go broke: e-commerce and operational performance-- a study on Philippine internet retail businesses, Morgan Christian M. Acol, Royce Y. Dy, Angelo Miguel R. Sablay, and Gilbert Charles K. Tiong

Determining the association between technological, organizational, and environmental factors and accounting software adoption of selected SMEs in the City of Lipa, Prince Loirenz L. Adao, Rosemary Noreen C. Alicbusan, Maria Gillene T. Ilagan, and Joshua Manuel U. Magistrado

A marketing plan for 360 fitness club, Marck Emmanuel C. Agdamag, Enrique Jose N. Lim, Vincent Gregory L. Sy, and Kenneth J. Conde

Effects of work-life harmony interventions on employees in the FMCG industry, Raissa Aguilar, Patricia Bautista, Kayne Litonjua, and Christian Rebolledo

An integrated marketing communications campaign for Laomoiyan Corporation's Happee, Mara Angelica A. Albay and Donna Katrina S. Sta. Ana

Study on the impact of IFRS 15 on publicly listed telecommunication companies, Marcus B. Alcantara, Paolo Adrian O. De Castro, John Denison C. Jalova, and Donn EJ P. Yap

The impact of e-banking on the profitability of Universal Banks in the Philippines, Dennis D. Alcaraz Jr., Adrian Mark M. Gomez, and Jan Carlo M. Villanueva

A tale of two cities: A comprehensive analysis on the territorial dispute over Fort Bonifacio between Taguig City and Makati City, Romer Kevin C. Alejandro and Ma. Angelie Erika V. Pua

Evidence of adaptive markets hypothesis in the foreign exchange market using the USD/Php exchange rate from 1979-2013, Bianca Alejo, Joyce Bianca Cai, Sedric Chua, and Cedrick Dilla

Effects of adopting direct cash flow statements on companys earnings: The study on government owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) from year 2002 to 2009, Hayden Richard T. Allaguigan, Kimmie D. Ng, Anthony A. Pulhin, and Louise Patricia S. Rey

Impact of the use of social networking on non-governmental organization effectiveness, Carmeli Almeda, Yeng Co, Arianne Dy, and Jervis Ng

Erotically cold, hard, and pale: A study on the legal plausibility of necrophilia congressional bills, Charlene G. Alvarez and Marinelle M. Fernandez

A marketing plan for Mama Sita's Sinigang sa Sampalok Paste, Kimberly Ann P. Alvarez; Michelle Ann L. Bagay; Juan Carlo M. Cano; Daniel F. Occena; and Delayco, Ma. Luisa, adviser.

To conceal or to reveal: A study on exemptions of accessories from criminal liability, Calbert Dustin L. Amante and Aizelle Marc B. Sietereales

For better or for worse?: A study on the state of local autonomy in the interventions of the national government in Yolanda rehabilitation, Marc Russel A. Ambrocio and Therese Bernadette D. Sarmiento

A marketing plan for Locale Gastrobar, Caryl Angela Ampeloquio, Karen Josephine Gonzales, Marie Allyza Micaela, and Alexandra Marie Pajarillo

A study on the application of factor analysis on the financial ratios of selected Philippine stock listed holding firms from 2004-2013, Louis Carlos C. Amper, James Morgan C. Chua, Matthew Thomas T. Tiongson, and Kathleen Adriennne K. Yu

Filipino consumers awareness and perception towards socially responsible coffee companies, Aurora Marie Anatalio, Lizelle Faustine Cruz, Genevieve Marie Gomez, and Kyra Krista Ong

Venture backed IPOs in the Philippines: Underpricing, performance, and issues of certification from 1994-2012, Mina Minorka B. Andulan, Ana Graciela I. Cadao, Genalynne Rose R. Ferrer, and Maria Leona M. Sanchez

Exploring the existence of optimal capital structure and its effects on tax arbitrage and shareholder value creation in the Philippine Real Estate Industry, Jan Rizza D. Ang, Shandy Michelle O. Co, Maisie C. Tan, and Jia Andrei R. Telmo

A study on the influence of historical financial ratios towards the adjustment of filing price to final initial public offering offer price among selected publicly listed companies in the Philippines, Jennifer G. Ang; Cheng, Liezl Abigail S.; Juan, Eleanna Mae R.; and Yu, Winnona Claire A.

The relationship of risks and efficiency of private universal banks in the Philippines using data envelopment analysis (DEA), Karla Nicole T. Ang, Rycia C. Matua, and Daniel R. Maslog

Transition to creating shared value of small-medium enterprises in Metro Manila, Jhandrea W. Angkiangco and Rachel DG. Lucero

The impact of accounting methods on earnings quality of publicly listed banks in the Philippines, Ma. Lourdes C. Anol, Michael Jerls S. Rances, Ram Christine C. San Sebastian, and Arianne Joanne U. Sena

What lies ahead developing a fraud prediction model: Application of artificial intelligence methods using firm-specific data and locational factors, Jeneva Marielle B. Apolinar, Jim Ericson B. Kung, Jill Irish C. Ramirez, and Winona C. Rebadomia

A study on the learning style preferences of the De La Salle University, Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business (RVR-COB) students in relation to their academic performance, Lawrence Oliver G. Aque, Jeremy Jess R. Arizabal, and Stephen Daniel H. Javier

Effects of presidential and national elections on the investments of private domestic universal and commercial banks in the Philippines from 2003-2011, Christian Alain M. Aquino, Eddon Dimagio T. Dalisay, Eleazar Angelo R. Falco, and Pauline Erika U. Fung

The effect of exchange rate volatility and selected economic indicators on foreign direct investment inflows in the Philippines, Karen Catherine Aquino, Agnes Therese Lee, Carla Mae Nunez, and Christelle Peig

Minute Maid Pulpy Orange: Go refresh: An integrated marketing communications campaign for Minute Maid, Maria Khristina Panaguiton Aranilla, Patricia Anne Espiritu Barcelona, Katrina Erica Aguilar Filart, Tiziana Albarracin Mascarinas, and Leah Krizzel Tiu Osayta

Old McDonald had a farm: A thesis on the constitutionality of Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Act of 2010 (RA 10083, Patricia R. Arbolado and Ma. Angela Francesca Y. Cabral

Determining the pre- and post-holiday effects on the Philippine stock returns for the period of 2004 to 2013 with forecasted values, Paolo Gabriel B. Arcangel; Yves M. Feliciano; Lady Joyce Noele M. Jarvina; and Pedro, Josemaria Luis S.

2002-2012 oil price and the financial market in the Philippines, Christian Benedict B. Arga, Jose Mikhail R. Castañeda, and Kenny Justin U. Tan

The determinants of firm profitability: An analysis on Philippine publicly listed companies, Franz Nicole R. Arvesu, Kalvin Harris S. Co, and Rex Wilbert L. Rivera

Trade secrets: A proposal for a law, Ma. Triscia Giebon D. Asensi and Gio Miguel A. Ocampo

To outsource or not to outsource? a study on the internal audit function sourcing decision of selected businesses in Metro Manila, Mon Reih Asilo, Lew Earvin Manarin, Zean Kristian Razon, and Michael Alfonso Tieng

An analysis of the structure and behavior of the ASEAN 5 stock market indices using a vector autoagression (VAR) analysis, William James M. Assad, Minjoo. Lee, Kirsten B. Nagrampa, and Farrah Bianca L. Pecaoco

A marketing plan for New Zealand Natural Premium Ice Cream, Kurt Astrade, Lynn Lee, Eliab Mercado, and Jingdi Wu

The relationship between selected determinants of capital structure and cost of capital of publicly-listed firms in the property sector for the year 2008-2012, Sarah Mae K. Aurelia, Maureen Felicia M. Bondoc, Dave Adrian V. Bruzon, and Claudine C. Reyes

A study on the relationship of investment yields with respect to the chosen attributes of twenty-five life insurance firms in the Philippines, Julia Azucena, Samatha Chua, Alejandra Migallos, and Bettina Siochi

The effects of fiscal policy shocks on consumptions: A simulation study, Ferdinand Enginco Badillo, Francis Kristopher James Perez, and Sofia Maria Teresa Prieto

Hae Yong Inc.: A service plan for Hae Yaong Inc., Yac Ran Bae, KyunBak Kim, and Jung-Bin Park

A study on the job satisfaction of non-managerial level employees from the top four accounting firms in the Philippines, Patrick Johann G. Bagsic, Steven Lloyd Y. Co, Mark Lester M. Monteclaro, and Niikki Camille C. Tan

Exposing corruption: An empirical analysis of the role of mass media on corruption, Grace Ann Q. Bajo, Alyssa Bianca D. Bonifacio, Kim Jin Myeong, and Rhealyn V. Posadas

You're not sorry: Propriety of using marriage as a cause of extinguishment of the criminal liability of rape, Christelle Ayn D. Baldos and Ivan Chris T. Luzuriaga

The relationship of government regulations and loss ratio with the financial performance and market share of nine selected non-life insurance companies in the Philippines from 2007-2011, Jezliah Kinah G. Baliling, Armie Grace P. Panique, Christopher Daniel A. Rosaldo, and Demi Marie C. Soriente

The significance of corporate governance on the performance of Philippine publicly listed banks, 2000-2013, Theodore S. Ballesteros, Kelly Flores, Bea E. Pamen, and Matthew Y. Yau

The effect of the corporate reputation on the market value of firms: A study on the top eight Philippine companies listed in the Wall street journal Asia's Asia 200: Asia's most admired companies (2006-2010), Raccey B. Baluyot, Robin Ashley M. Go, Kathlene Nicole B. Parungao, and Nilleth Mae Ann V. Pontino

The evidence of modern portfolio theory on loan portfolio of Philippine Stock Exchange listed banks, Francesca Joyce P. Banez, Maria Asuncion F. Gomez, Karen Dixie N. Lim, and Gizelle Anne J. Santos

Mining in the Philippines: A test of unconstitutionality of the provisions of the financial or technical assistance agreement (FTAA), Marianne A. Baron and Abbie Patricia P. Biscocho

Killing me slowly: A study on qualified pre-termination of pregnancy, John Paul B. Barrameda and Hylie Jane M. Hung

A study on the determinants of national government offices performance in the Philippines, Patricia Louise P. Barretto, Karen Lou C. Lim, Tiffany Esmeralda T. Pavon, and Racel G. Yu

The impact of foreign ownership on stock price return volatility of the financial, industrial, holding firms, property, service, mining & oil industry for the years 2008-2012, Frances Angelie T. Barroso, John Kevin O. Co, Danica G. Icaranom, and Jan Keith H. Jaranilla

An integrated marketing communications campaign for Wendy's, Angelita Astrid Basa, Therese Eufracio, Marygrece Serdanco, Xin Wu, and Kaitlyn Chelsea Yutankin

The relationship among background variables and students academic performance in basic accounting, De La Salle University, Judith S. Basquinas, Lyndon Pedro Jay B. Melchor Jr., and Baron C. Tan

Relationship between stock market and foreign exchange market in the Philippines: 2006-2013, Diana Margarita A. Bautista, Berkeley Novak T. Enriquez, Juan Paulo S. Molina, and Imee Lanie H. Uy

A study on the potential impact of the Basel III capital adequacy framework to the financial performance of the top 8 local banks in the Philippines as of 2013 (Q3), Patricia Ann T. Bayna, Jennilyn Y. Dionisio, Jan Eidref V. Morasa, and Gheramie Kaye J. Tuzon

Discerning the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, Darlene Mae Beloso and Justine Stefan Mapple Gaverza

How hungry are you?: The risk appetite of domestic banks of four selected ASEAN countries based on their risk-taking behavior and ownership structure, Janine S. Belviz and Chermela Coleen S. Tiongson

Assessing the determinants of microinsurance demand: The case of De La Salle University campus services and facilities' personnel, Mark Ebenezer A. Bernardo, Santiago Luis B. Espino, and Fatima Leigh M. Viril