Essays about: "4"

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  1. 1. Gold – a hedge, safe haven or a diversifier - A comparison between the Swedish and the American financial market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Johannes Schmidt; Mikael Westerbäck; [2020-02-21]
    Keywords : Efficient frontier; investments strategies; Sharpe Ratio; gold; stocks; bonds; hedge; safe haven; portfolio analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of gold as a financial asset and comparing the result between the American and the Swedish financial market. Using time series data for monthly and daily returns of S&P500, OMXS30, American 10-year bonds, Swedish 10-year bonds, oil and gold this study analyzes if gold has been a hedge, safe have or a diversifier for Swedish and American stocks and bonds the last 20 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Erlang as an alternative to a non-functional language for communication in a faulttolerant IoT sensor network

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Jimmy Holdö; [2020-02-17]
    Keywords : Internet of Things; Wireless Sensor Network; Erlang; IEEE 802.15.4; ZigBee; Network topology;

    Abstract : This thesis compares a C++ prototype and an Erlang prototype for an Internet ofThings application. Internet of Things applications are difficult to program becausethey consist of a distributed environment of heterogeneous devices, where each devicecan have limited resources and connectivity technologies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainability assessment of sanitation systems in El Alto, Bolivia : A pre-study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Malin Smith; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable sanitation; peri-urban; urine-diverting dry toilet; waste stabilization pond; stakeholder; Hållbar sanitet; peri-urban; urinsorterande torrtoalett; stabiliseringsdamm; intressent;

    Abstract : The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 6.2 aims at providing access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and to end open defecation by 2030. Yet, 47 % of the population in Bolivia lacked access to basic sanitation services in 2012. READ MORE

  4. 4. Value and sustainability design concept assessment using Discrete Event Simulation : A case in the road constructor sector

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Natalie Kauppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Value-driven design; life cycle performances; sustainability profile; Net Present Value; Discrete event simulation; Värdedriven design; livscykelprestanda; hållbarhetsprofil; Net Present Value; Diskret händelsesimulering;

    Abstract : This master thesis has been performed in association with Blekinge Institute of Technology and in collaboration with the company Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB. The thesis aims to investigate how Discrete Event Simulation (DES) can be used for value and sustainability design concept assessments in early design stages. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Pursuit of Sustainability : Decentralized Renewable Energy Services in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Industriell teknik

    Author : Max Rosvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Decentralized Renewable Energy; Technological Innovation Systems; Sustainable Transformations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Based on the grand challenges of transforming the energy sector towards sustainability and harvesting the potential from decentralized solar PV, a holistic and systemic perspective is required. This study presents the case of decentralized renewable solutions in Karnataka India. READ MORE