Search for dissertations about: "personal finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words personal finance.

  1. 1. Visualizing Financial Futures

    Author : Susanna Heyman; Henrik Artman; Inga-Lill Söderberg; Mario Romero Vega; Jenny Säve-Söderbergh; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Human-computer interaction; personal finance; fintech; behavioral economics; retirement saving; persuasive technology; financial literacy; data visualization; graph perception; external cognition; distributed cognition; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : Research on financial decision aids, systems designed to help people make financial decisions, is sparse. Previous research has often focused on the theoretical soundness of the advice that the systems provide. READ MORE

  2. 2. Financing Small Businesses - Developing our Understanding of Financial Bootstrapping Behavior

    Author : Joakim Winborg; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Commercial and industrial economics; Finansiering; Financial science; Small business manager; Small business; Social capital; Social contracting; Resource acquisition; Relationship-oriented financial bootstrapping; Finance; Financial bootstrapping; Industriell ekonomi; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this composite thesis, consisting of five articles, is to develop concepts for furthering the understanding of small business managers´ handling of finance. The main contribution is the development of a conceptual understanding of so-called financial bootstrapping behavior in small businesses (referring to the use of methods for minimizing and/or eliminating the need for financial means for resource acquisition). READ MORE

  3. 3. Zero magic : Shifting the Valuation Convention

    Author : Simon Goldin; Manuel Borja-Villel; Kungl. Konsthögskolan; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Goldin Senneby; Simon Goldin; Jakob Sennebt; Malin Nilsson; Théo Bourgeron; artistic research; magic trick; patent; finance; financial markets; short selling; value; valuation; Fine Art; Fri Konst;

    Abstract : Zero Magic is a trick for the financial markets, which has the capacity to undermine the perceived value of a publicly traded company and profit from this. Short selling is a way of profiting from loss: Making money if and when a target company loses in value. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on job turnover, productivity and state-local finance

    Author : Linda Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ; risk-sharing; intergovernmental transfers; international competition; job turnover; local and regional governments; openness; spillover; structural change; taxes; TFP growth; vertical external effects;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers on job turnover, productivity and state- local finance.Paper [I] deals with the determinants of the rate of job turnover defined as the change in distribution of employment between and within industries in Swedish manufacturing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

    Author : Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Kaisa Kotakorpi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE