Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on public finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on public finance.

  1. 1. Essays on Public Finance : Retirement Behavior and Disaster Relief

    Author : Thomas Eisensee; Fabrizio Zilibotti; Kjetil Storesletten; Xavier Mateos-Planas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computable General Equilibrium; Retirement; Fiscal Policy; Political Economy; Foreign Aid; Mass Media; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of three self-contained essays on Public Finance.“News Droughts, News Floods and U.S. Disaster Relief” studies the mass media's influence on the U. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shareholders and Cherry-Picking IPOs : Studies on Shareholders, Initial Public Offerings and Firm Ownership Structure

    Author : Martin Abrahamson; James Sallis; Fredrik Nilsson; Jan Lindvall; Mika Vaihekoski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business studies; corporate finance; behavioral finance; ownership structure; shareholders; IPO; first time; rookie; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores investor characteristics and shareholdings of publicly traded Swedish firms. The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, three published papers, and one working paper. All four papers use Swedish data. READ MORE

  3. 3. Optimization-Based Models for Measuring and Hedging Risk in Fixed Income Markets

    Author : Johan Hagenbjörk; Jörgen Blomvall; Ou Tang; Giorgio Consigli; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Finance; Fixed income; Interest rate risk; Credit risk; Risk management; Optimization; Mathematics;

    Abstract : The global fixed income market is an enormous financial market whose value by far exceeds that of the public stock markets. The interbank market consists of interest rate derivatives, whose primary purpose is to manage interest rate risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cost-Benefit Analysis of climate policy and long term public investments

    Author : Disa Thureson; Lars Hultkrantz; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Robert Lundmark; Disa Asplund; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Cost of Carbon; Greenhous Gases; Distributional weights; Discounting; Cost benefit analysis; Elasticity of Marginal Utility of Consumption; Risk aversion; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Investment; Climate change; Transport infrastructure; Qa Economics and finance; Qa Economics and finance;

    Abstract : This compilation dissertation consists of four essays with the common theme of welfare analysis of long-term public investments. The first two essays focus on analysis of climate change mitigation, i.e., the social cost of carbon dioxide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stimulating Industrial Development in Uganda through Open Innovation Business Incubators

    Author : Joshua Mutambi; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business Incubation; Industrialization; Open-Innovation; Triple-Helix; Uganda;

    Abstract : There are many existing programs and initiatives in Uganda supporting small businesses, but tend to suffer from a number of weaknesses. In particular typically small businesses find it difficult to do research and development; commercialize their results in markets (innovation) as fast as they should. READ MORE