Essays about: "rating"

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  1. 1. Territory Building : Supporting small communities in assembling and making sense of online information

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medieteknik (ME)

    Author : Lars Lorenz; [2015]
    Keywords : rare diseases; social media; sensemaking; patient online communities;

    Abstract : I introduce the concept of Territory Building – a social media application approach that intends to guide and support sufferers of rare diseases in the process of “making sense” of online information. Similar to approaches that emphasize the sharing of web resources – such as social bookmarking sites - user interaction in regards to web resources is at the centre of this concept. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-Life Insurance Pricing Using the Generalized Additive Model, Smoothing Splines and L-Curves

    University essay from KTH/Matematik (Avd.)

    Author : Kivan Kaivanipour; [2015]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In non-life insurance, almost every tariff analysis involves continuous rating variables, such as the age of the policyholder or the weight of the insured vehicle. In the generalized linear model, continuous rating variables are categorized into intervals and all values within an interval are treated as identical. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dependence Modelling and Risk Analysis in a Joint Credit-Equity Framework

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Fredrik Backman; [2015]
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    Abstract : This thesis is set in the intersection between separate types of financial markets, with emphasis on joint risk modelling. Relying on empirical findings pointing toward the ex- istence of dependence across equity and corporate debt markets, a simulation framework intended to capture this property is developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of Hedging Strategies for Hydro Power on the Nordic Power Market

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Patrik Gunnvald; Viktor Joelsson; [2015]
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    Abstract : Hydro power is the largest source for generation of electricity in the Nordic region today.This production is heavily dependent on the weather since it dictates the terms for the availability and the amount of power to be produced. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finding Value Through Sustainable Performance : A cross-sectional study of the relationship between risk-adjusted return and Environmental, Social and Governance performance on the Indian stock market

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Christoffer Johansson; Petter Lundström; [2015]
    Keywords : ESG; India; Risk-adjusted return; Screening; Efficient markets;

    Abstract : Problem background and discussion: Emerging countries economies are growing substantially; one of these is India which stock market has been one of the best performing in the world in recent years. Analysts are forecasting further development and some claims that India has the most business- and investment-stimulating political leaders in the world. READ MORE