Search for dissertations about: "Financial Markets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 swedish dissertations containing the words Financial Markets.

  1. 1. Empirical essays on financial markets, firms, and derivatives

    Author : Niclas Hagelin; Ingrid M. Werner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial markets; Stock markets; Future markets; Options; Derivates; Hedging; Derivathandel; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained studies. The first three investigate the impact of derivatives on the markets for the underlying assets, while the other two examine how and why firms use derivatives. A summary of each of the five studies follows. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Financial Markets

    Author : Hans Byström; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Electricity Futures; Option Pricing; Compass Rose; Covariance Matrix; Chaos; Stochastic Volatility; Financial Markets; GARCH; Financial science; Finansiering;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five empirical essays dealing with different issues related to financial markets. Chapter 2 studies a new multivariate technique, Orthogonal GARCH, of forecasting large covariance matrices based on GARCH models. READ MORE

  3. 3. Globalisation revisited : Rethinking economics and transnational financial markets

    Author : Erik Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; globalisation; governance; hegemony; financial markets;

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  4. 4. Essays on systemic risk and financial market volatility

    Author : Dominika Krygier; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; systemic risk; Volatility; Volatility forecasting; Bitcoin; implicit guarantees; Financial stability; Leverage; Value-at-Risk; CoVaR; networks; Centrality; interconnectedness; Financial crisis; Stock market; Banks; Financial Markets;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis consists of four independent research papers. All papers are empirical and cover the area of financial market risk, with a particular focus on systemic risk and volatility in financial markets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information and financial markets

    Author : Stefan Anchev; Jörgen Hellström; Rickard Olsson; Juha-Pekka Kallunki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; dissemination of information; production of private information; information disadvantage; investor base; stock return anomalies; stock price informativeness; quantity of firm disclosure; less sophisticated individual investors;

    Abstract : The results in this thesis are consistent with the hypotheses that: 1) the incomplete dissemination of information across investors helps in explaining the occurrence and the persistence of cross-sectional stock return anomalies, 2) the properties of the investor base of a stock have implications for the informativeness of the stock's price and 3) a greater quantity of firm disclosure places less sophisticated investors at an information disadvantage. Overall, the thesis provides new empirical evidence about the role of information in financial markets. READ MORE