Search for dissertations about: "information asymmetries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words information asymmetries.

  1. 1. Decentralized Control of Networked Systems Information Asymmetries and Limitations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Farhad Farokhi; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Networked Control Systems; Decentralized Control; Limited Model Information; Transportation Systems; Sensor Scheduling;

    Abstract : Designing local controllers for networked systems is challenging, because in these systems each local controller can often access only part of the overall information on system parameters and sensor measurements. Traditional control design cannot be easily applied due to the unconventional information patterns, communication network imperfections, and design procedure complexities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Processing Asymmetries of Emotionally Valenced Stimuli

    University dissertation from Department of Psychology, Lund University

    Author : Mats Dahl; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; recollective experience; remember-know; memory; encoding; processing asymmetries; emotional words; emotional faces; affective pictures; emotion; affective information;

    Abstract : The central phenomenon investigated concerns the valence-based process asymmetry found in several earlier studies (e.g. Pratto & John, 1991; Taylor, 1991), where negative stimuli seem to initiate more thorough processing than positive stimuli. This finding was consistent in the three empirical studies forming this dissertation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insurance and cartels through wars and depressions Swedish Marine insurance and reinsurance between the World Wars

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interwar period; world war I; first world war; second world war; world war II; deflation crisis; great depression; insurance history; marine insurance; Swedish insurance; international insurance; cartel theory; reinsurance theory; risk diversification theory; agency theory; exchange-rate fluctuations; currency risks; monetary risks; British competition; English competition; Lloyd s; cartelisation; cartel; international cartel; tariffs; stock insurance company; mutual insurance company; stock insurers; mutual insurers; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; Sjöassuradörernas förening; prohibition of competition; price agreements; market division agreements; cheating; international competition; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; reinsurance; reinsurance retention ratio; loss ratio; combined ratio; reinsurance crisis; information asymmetry; information asymmetries; risk diversification; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; Versicherungsgeschichte; Transportversicherung; Zwischenkriegszeit; Versicherungskrise; Versicherungskartell; Rückversicherung; Mellankrigstiden; första världskriget; andra världskriget; deflationskrisen; stora depressionen; försäkringshistoria; marinförsäkring; sjöförsäkring; svensk försäkring; internationell försäkring; kartellteori; återförsäkringsteori; riskdiversifiering; incitamentsteori; växelkursfluktuationer; valutarisk; brittisk konkurrens; engelsk konkurrens; Lloyd s; monetär risk; kartellisering; tariffer; försäkringsaktiebolag; ömsesidiga försäkringsbolag; Sjöassuradörernas förening; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; prisöverenskommelser; marknadsuppdelningsavtal; konkurrensförbud; konkurrensavtal; avtalsbrott; internationell konkurrens; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; återförsäkring; återförsäkringskris; återförsäkringsgrad; informationsassymetrier; riskdiversifiering; förlustkvot; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to enhance our understanding of Swedish marine insurers' choices of business strategies under the potentially difficult business circumstances of the interwar period 1918-1939. Little previous research exists on marine insurance during the interwar period. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Informational Asymmetries in Mergers and Acquisitions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Aron Berg; [2017-01-12]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mergers and acquisitions; investments; asymmetric information; stock misvaluation; financial frictions; capital structure; antitrust policy; Mergers and acquisitions; Investments; Asymmetric information; Stock misvaluation; Financial frictions; Capital structure; Antitrust policy;

    Abstract : This thesis covers issues related to financing in mergers and acquisitions. It studies the relationship between firms’ financing conditions and firms’ decisions to either buy or sell assets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Ownership and Liquidity in China’s Stock Markets

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Mingfa Ding; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political connections; QFII; Foreign institutional investor; Liquidity; Block ownership; Real friction; Informational friction; Information asymmetries; Trading activity;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and three self-contained chapters that address liquidity issues related to corporate ownership in the Chinese stock markets. The first paper provides new insight into the relation between foreign institutional investors and stock liquidity by employing the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) scheme in the Chinese stock markets. READ MORE