Essays about: "Financialization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word Financialization.

  1. 1. A model of capital market pressure

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Filip Jonsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Capital market pressure; short-termism; financialization; corporate governance; corporate control;

    Abstract : This study investigates the nature of capital market pressure as a tool for corporate control by performing nine interviews with senior management and board members from nine Swedish corporations listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Large Cap and Mid Cap. The analysis presents significant support for previous research but also extends the existing theoretical framework. READ MORE

  2. 2. Struggling with Technology; A critical investigation of the role of the information and communication technology-sector in Stockholm’s regional development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Oscar Helleday Melander; [2018]
    Keywords : Stockholm; Kista; Ericsson; Entrepreneurialization; Entrepreneurialization of the self; Financialization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of the local ICT-sector in Stockholm’s regional development over the last four decades. The inquiry is motivated, on the one hand, by economic polarization in the region and, on the other hand, by the increasing centrality of technical innovation in the region’s development over the last decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Financialization and human rights abuses provoked by business: the case of Samarco disaster in Brazil

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rebeca Borges Machado Azevedo Leitão; [2017-09-13]
    Keywords : shareholder value; market discipline; mining industry; legally-binding instrument; Mariana;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to explore the implications of the financialization process on human rights compliance by business, based on an analysis of the Samarco case, in Brazil. In 2015, Samarco Company’s tailing dam collapsed and killed people, destroyed the surroundings and polluted 650 km of a river basin’s waters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Illiquid oceans : the risk of liquidity shortages for the expansion of offshore wind energy in Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lisa Ziehm; [2017]
    Keywords : offshore wind energy; renewable energie; Energiewende; financialization; sustainability science; Minsky; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The German transition to renewable energies has so far been an example of a successful energy transition of a major economy. Even though this transition is criticized for being only a half-hearted solution, it is an important example of the attempt of a major economy to transit towards renewable energies and is therefore worth studying in its own rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commodities as a Diversification Instrument: Implications of the Commodity Financialization

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Elin Lundström; Kevin Visvanathar; [2015]
    Keywords : Commodities; Index investment; Diversification; Financialization;

    Abstract : This study examines if potential diversification benefits from adding non- energy commodity indices to a portfolio consisting of stocks and bonds have changed over time. This is examined for two types of investors: one that aims to maximize the risk-adjusted return and one who seeks to minimize the portfolio risk. READ MORE