Search for dissertations about: "Alternative Assets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Alternative Assets.

  1. 1. Institutional Real Investments : Real Estate in a Multi-Asset Portfolio

    Author : Jon Lekander; Åke Gunnelin; Tony Key; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Real Estate Investment; Asset Allocation; Alternative Assets; Multi-Asset Portfolio; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to analyze real estate investments from the vantage point of an institutional multi asset investor perspective, both in terms of the potential benefits real estate can bring as well as the challenges it can pose. The thesis consists of six papers and approaches the research question from three distinct perspectives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Co-creative Game Design as Participatory Alternative Media

    Author : Patrick Prax; Christian Christenen; Else Nygren; Annika Waern; Esther MacCallum-Stewart; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Co-creation; co-creative game design; game design; participation; alterna-tive media; critical media; open innovation; modding; add-ons; MMOs; MMORPG; World of Warcraft; Diablo 3; interface;

    Abstract : The possibility of co-creation exists for all media, but game design has developed a culture that is unusually open to co-creation. This dissertation investigates significant cases of co-creation in mainstream games in order to explore how games can be co-created as alternative or critical media by their players. READ MORE

  3. 3. Banks, Shocks and Monetary Policy

    Author : Tamás Vasi; Nils Gottfries; Stefan Pitschner; Refet Gürkaynak; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary Policy; Financial Markets; Banks;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper studies the effect of monetary policy on the economy, distinguishing the effects of exogenous monetary policy shocks from information shocks that reveal the Federal Reserve's assessment of the economic outlook. To identify these two shocks, I exploit the difference in information content in public announcements by the Fed in its statements (released on decision days) and minutes of FOMC meetings (transcripts of the policy decision, released at a later date). READ MORE

  4. 4. Accurate Finite Difference Methods for Option Pricing

    Author : Jonas Persson; Lina von Sydow; Per Lötstedt; Johan Tysk; Jari Toivanen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Finite differences; Option pricing; Adaptive methods; Numerical Analysis; Numerisk analys;

    Abstract : Stock options are priced numerically using space- and time-adaptive finite difference methods. European options on one and several underlying assets are considered. These are priced with adaptive numerical algorithms including a second order method and a more accurate method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Asset ownership in imperfectly competitive markets

    Author : Lars Persson; Dan Kovenock; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : My dissertation consists of a collection of essays on assets ownership in concentrated markets.The first chapter, Endogenous Mergers in Concentrated Markets, predicts the pattern of mergers in situations where different mergers are feasible. The merger literature almost exclusively considers mergers between exogenously specified firms. READ MORE