Search for dissertations about: "efficient market hypothesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words efficient market hypothesis.

  1. 1. Factor Demand and Market Power

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Magnus Sjöström; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Economics; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Nationalekonomi; Economics; demand and supply; dynamic factor demand; adjustment costs; bootstrap; panel data; market power; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The objective of Paper [I] is to analyze potential effects on the Swedish forest sector of a continuing rise in the use of forest resources as fuel in energy generation. An increasing use of forest resources as an energy input may have effects outside the energy sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Market Structure and Integration - Essays on Trade, Specialisation and Foreign Direct Investment

    University dissertation from Department of Economics

    Author : Karin Olofsdotter; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : Economics; econometrics; Economic Integration; Market Size; Scale Economies; Welfare; Specialisation; Country Capabilities; Trade; Economic Growth; Foreign Direct Investment; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Ekonomi; Business and economics;

    Abstract : The study analyses various aspects of international economics related to foreign direct investment, trade and specialisation. These issues are considered in view of the increased internationalisation - through trade and foreign direct investment - in recent decades. Special interest is devoted to the effects of economic integration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reappraisal of market efficiency tests arising from nonlinear dependence, fractals, and dynamical systems theory

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics [Ekonomiska forskningsinstitutet vid Handelshögsk.] (EFI)

    Author : Gun-Ho Cha; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [1993]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business Economics; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv Nationalekonomi; Market efficiency; Nonlinear dependence; U-statistics; Chaos; Fractals; Fractals; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The efficient market hypothesis (EMH) has long been perceived as the cornerstone of modern finance theory. However, the EMH has also recently been dismissed as "the most remarkable error in the history of economic theory" (Wall Street Journal, Oct. 23. 1987). READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on altruism and health care markets

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI)

    Author : Björn Persson; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.; [2001]
    Keywords : Social Sciences Economics and Business; Samhällsvetenskap Ekonomi och näringsliv; Altruism; Innovation; Insurance; Learning; Pharmaceutical industry; Pricing strategy; Product differentiation; Regulations; Läkemedelsindustri; Reglering; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of two parts. The first part includes two essays that deal with the pharmaceutical market, and one essay that looks at strategic incentives that arise in optimal treatment involving untried drugs. The second part, consisting of two essays, examines some implications of altruism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Trade and Productivity: Case studies of manufacturing in Chile and Kenya

    University dissertation from Göteborg University

    Author : Mats Granér; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Trade liberalisation; productivity growth; productive efficiency; stochastic frontiers; manufacturing; learning-by-expor;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with various aspects of the relationship between trade and productivity in developing countries. It contains of a general introduction and four separate essays. The essays consist of case studies of the manufacturing sector in Chile and Kenya. READ MORE