Essays about: "Discontinuity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the word Discontinuity.

  1. 1. Characterization of Fe-rich skarns and fluorapatite-bearing magnetite occurrences at the Zinkgruvan Zn-Pb-Ag and Cu deposit, Bergslagen, Sweden

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Filip Ivarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Zinkgruvan; Bergslagen; Magnetite; REE; Broken Hill-type; Skarn; SEDEX;

    Abstract : Zinkgruvan is a stratiform Zn-Pb-Ag and Cu sulphide deposit hosted by Paleoproterozoic strata in southern Bergslagen, Sweden. The deposit underwent medium-high grade regional metamorphism during the Svecokarelian orogeny, including partial melting of the host succession. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Relative School Starting Age on Having an Individualized Curriculum in Finland

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Aapo Kivinen; [2018]
    Keywords : Special Education; Relative Age Effect;

    Abstract : In Finland, a child in special education receives an individualized curriculum if standard support does not suffice. In this thesis, I study how relative school starting age affects the probability of having an individualized curriculum. Due to the cutoff date of school starting age, there is an age gap of roughly one year in each class. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physical or Digital Payments : Towards a Dominant Design?

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : ALEXANDER ANDERSSON; KARL ESSUNGER; [2018]
    Keywords : Digital payments; Physical payments; Cashless society; Retail payments; Cash usage; Card usage; Dominant design; Technological discontinuity; Technology cycle; Network externalities; Two-sided platforms; Two-sided markets; Digitala betalningar; Fysiska betalningar; Kontantanvändning; Massbetalningar; Kortanvändning; Dominant design; Teknologiska diskontinuiteter; Nätverksexternaliteter; Teknologicykel; Tvåsidiga marknader; Tvåsidiga plattformar;

    Abstract : Rapid digitalisation development has been stampeding widely across today’s societies, and not least in the payment industry. Though, the digitalisation in the payment industry has been very deviating, even between similar well-developed countries, and while there are positive and negative effects with both digital- and physical payment means, there is little knowledge that highlights the influencing factors and accompanied problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accretive Share Repurchases and Equity Vesting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ludvig Kapanen; Oliver Ström; [2018]
    Keywords : Short-Termism; CEO Incentives; Share Repurchases; Regression Discontinuity; Managerial Myopia;

    Abstract : We investigate the connection between the discontinuous probability of making accretive repurchases around the zero EPS surprise threshold and the sensitivity of upcoming CEO equity compensation value to the underlying stock price. Our study is performed using data from S&P 1,500 companies between 2006-2015. Following Almeida et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Redistribution and the Alignment Effect: Theory and Evidence

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ludvig Holmér; Axel Granström; [2018]
    Keywords : Redistributive politics; Alignment; Political Economy; Electoral competition;

    Abstract : This paper studies the impact of political alignment on the redistribution of grants between central and local governments. A model, where the central government uses its discretionary power to further the prospects of its constituent parties at all levels of government, is constructed and used to make a prediction regarding the allocation of grants. READ MORE