Search for dissertations about: "Financial science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 swedish dissertations containing the words Financial science.

  1. 1. Theoretical and empirical accounts of Swedish financial supervision in the twentieth century

    Author : Mikael Wendschlag; Hans Sjögren; Mats Larsson; Sverre Knutsen; Charles Goodhart; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Financial supervision; institutional economics; adaptive enforcement; financial history; Sweden;

    Abstract : The thesis is concerned with the history of financial supervision in Sweden during the twentieth century up to the financial crisis in the early 1990s. To this end a theoretical framework is developed which is based on institutional economics, law and economics, theories on bureaucracies, regulatory enforcement and policy analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competitive Elections in Authoritarian States : Weak States, Strong Elites, and Fractional Societies in Central Asia and Beyond

    Author : Fredrik M. Sjöberg; Li Bennich-Björkman; Sven Oskarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; electoral competitiveness; authoritarianism; parliamentary elections; candidates; Kyrgyzstan; clan; ethnicity; clientelism; political parties; market reform; privatization; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do some authoritarian states have competitive elections? This study shows that whenever there is a balance of power between candidates, competitiveness will ensue. Electoral fraud is often widespread in autocratic states, but if no single candidate or party is in a position to monopolize electoral support the result will be competitive. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Wealth and the economic vote : How assets and liabilities shape election outcomes

    Author : Anton Brännlund; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Pär Nyman; Andreas Bergh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Economic voting; wealth; political parties; financial markets; economic inequality; Statskunskap; Political Science; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the literature on economic voting, especially the subfield of the electoral impact in relation to wealth. The thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four independent research articles based on data from Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modeling financial volatility : A functional approach with applications to Swedish limit order book data

    Author : Suad Elezovic; Xavier de Luna; Gunnar Rosenqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Financial data; functional time series; multivariate generalized least squares; seemingly unrelated autoregression; Statistics; computer and systems science; Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap; ekonometri; Econometrics;

    Abstract : This thesis is designed to offer an approach to modeling volatility in the Swedish limit order market. Realized quadratic variation is used as an estimator of the integrated variance, which is a measure of the variability of a stochastic process in continuous time. READ MORE