Essays about: "Business and Economics"

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  1. 1. MODELING CAPITAL ASSET RETURNS ON THE SWEDISH STOCK MARKET - An evaluation of Fama French’s Five Factor Model against its predecessors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Kristoffer Bergram; Ludvig Göransson; [2019]
    Keywords : asset pricing modeling; time series regression; statistics; Fama French Five Factor model; Carhart Four Factor model; Fama French Three Factor model; Swedish stock market; portfolio theory; behavioral economics; Mathematics and Statistics; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis compared the explanatory rate of three asset pricing models related to excess returns on the Swedish stock market. A more granular evaluation of each model’s factors was also conducted. A random sample of 90 companies was drawn from the Stockholm Stock Exchange (N = 371) using a Blomberg terminal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Import penetration from China and its effect on manufacturing employment in the OECD countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Hellberg; Ludvig Mannerson; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Import penetration; OECD; trade; manufacturing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China has ever since the 1990s emerged as a manufacturing superpower, following its liberalized trade reforms and its entrance to the World Trade Organization. This has caused China to expand their exports substantially, in particular to the OECD countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Baumol’s Cost Disease in the Second Machine Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : unbalanced growth computerization digitization employment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Baumol argued that technologically stagnant sectors with relatively low productivity growth over time will experience relatively higher prices and increased shares of total labor, and thereby slow aggregate growth. This theory, known as ‘the cost disease’, also claims that services, predominantly found in the public sector, generally are stagnant due to their perceived dependence on human labor as an input. READ MORE

  4. 4. AI for Dementia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Håvik; [2019]
    Keywords : Artifical intelligence; Dementia; Cost-effectiveness; Healthcare.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The current healthcare system in Sweden suffers from major problems when it comes cost-efficiency and delivery of healthcare services. Unsustainable increase in healthcare cost over the past few decades has led to that Government funding is no longer keeping pace with increasing demand and complexity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Testing Extended Rules of Thumb for the Dynamics of Volatility Surfaces

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joar Mellström; [2019]
    Keywords : Volatility Surface; Implied Volatility; Rules of Thumb; NoArbitrage Condition; Index Options; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : It is a common practise to quote option prices using their BlackScholes implied volatility. A volatility surface describes an options implied volatility as a function of the strike price and time to maturity. It can be used as a tool for hedging but also valuation when prices are not directly observable. READ MORE