Search for dissertations about: "Diversification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 swedish dissertations containing the word Diversification.

  1. 1. Industrial diversification and innovation : An international study of the aerospace industry

    Author : Francois Texier; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Diversification; systems of innovation; institutions; core competence; innovation policy; management of innovation; aerospace industry; Dassault; Saab; Daewoo; Flygindustri; Frankrike; Sverige; Sydkorea; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the process of industrial diversification as a strategy to spur innovation within firms and foster structural change in industry. Diversification is the process by which firms depart from their core competencies to enter new markets and new technologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diversification on an ancient Darwinian island : Evolutionary history of caddisflies (Trichoptera) and other organisms on New Caledonia

    Author : Marianne Espeland; Kjell Arne Johanson; Niklas Wahlberg; Michael Balke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : New Caledonia; Trichoptera; island; biogeography; phylogenetics; DNA; dispersal; vicariance; adaptation; ultramafic; diversification; new species; environmental factors; Systematic Zoology; zoologisk systematik och evolutionsforskning;

    Abstract : Islands are either of continental or oceanic origin, and the biota of such islands are a result of vicariance and dispersal, respectively. New Caledonia, in the South Pacific, is a part of former Gondwana, but the origin of its biota is heavily debated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bayesian Phylogenetic Inference : Estimating Diversification Rates from Reconstructed Phylogenies

    Author : Sebastian Höhna; Tom Britton; Fredrik Ronquist; Ziheng Yang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Phylogenetics; Bayesian inference; Graphical Models; Birth-Death Process; Diversification; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : Phylogenetics is the study of the evolutionary relationship between species. Inference of phylogeny relies heavily on statistical models that have been extended and refined tremendously over the past years into very complex hierarchical models. READ MORE

  4. 4. The psychology of diversification: Novice investors´ability to spread risks

    Author : Martin Hedesström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Covariation neglect; Novice investors; Portfolio diversification; Diversification heuristic; Behavioural economics; Ekonomisk psykologi;

    Abstract : In order to reduce risk, portfolio theory prescribes holding a stock portfolio that is diversified across industries and countries. This thesis investigates novice investors’ ability to compile well-diversified portfolios and to what extent psychological factors may affect diversification. READ MORE

  5. 5. International Asset Pricing, Diversification and Links between National Stock Markets

    Author : Birger Nilsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Financial science; Finansiering; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Simulated Annealing; Capital Market Liberalization; International Asset Pricing; Diversification;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained empirical studies on international financial economics. The common economic theme is that all three studies deal with international stock market return and risk. READ MORE