Essays about: "Hirschman"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the word Hirschman.

  1. 1. Competition in the Credit Rating Industry: How Competition between Rating Agencies affects Rating Quality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Fransiska Aspegrén; Philip Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Credit ratings; Credit rating agencies; Rating quality; Competition; Reputation;

    Abstract : Higher levels of competition between credit rating agencies on an industry-year level have previously been shown to decrease the rating quality of incumbent firm credit ratings after specific changes in the credit rating industry. We successfully replicate this research and extend it empirically, finding no evidence that this correlation holds for the time period 2010-2016. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of game theory in Swedish raw material market : Investigating the pulpwood market

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för informationssystem och –teknologi

    Author : Rami Al Halabi; [2020]
    Keywords : Game theory; Herfindahl-Hirschman index HHI ; duopsony; multiple regression; pulpwood; mixed strategy; Nash equilibrium; Spelteori; Herfindahl-Hirschman index HHI ; duopsony; multipel regression; massaved; mixad strategi; Nash jämvikt;

    Abstract : Studien går ut på att analysera marknadsstrukturen för två industriföretag(Holmen och SCA) under antagandet att båda konkurrerar mot varandragenom att köpa rå material samt genom att sälja förädlade produkter.Produktmarknaden som undersöks är pappersmarknaden och antas varakoncentrerad. READ MORE

  3. 3. Industry Classification and The Relationship between Profitability and Competition: A Study of The US Manufacturing Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Oleksandr Baranov; [2019-09-25]
    Keywords : Profitability; Competition; Industry Classification; Manufacturing; Antitrust; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly; Herfindahl-Hirschman Index; Concentration Ratio; Market Share;

    Abstract : This paper examines how the relationship between profitability and competition changes with narrowing industry classification⁠—and what implications that carries for policy makers and future antitrust laws. The sample is comprised of panel data for 1178 US manufacturing firms between 2002 and 2012, covering approximately 26% of the total market capitalization and 19% of all public businesses in the US for 2012. READ MORE

  4. 4. "We always have a hope that one day we’ll go back”: A qualitative interview study of life and activism in exile

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Elisabet Ydman; [2018]
    Keywords : Exile; activism; Bahrain; repression; political voice; Hirschman; qualitative interviewing; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the aftermath of the 2011 Bahraini uprising, many activists were forced into exile. This thesis is based on Skype interviews with exiled activists from Bahrain, who continue to engage with activism in exile. READ MORE

  5. 5. Electoral Gender Quotas and Diversity : A Study of the Binominal Parity Vote in French Local Elections

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Fälldin; [2017]
    Keywords : Gender quotas; diversity; age; professional background; party representation; the Binominal parity vote; French local elections;

    Abstract : This study has looked at how the diversity of representatives’ backgrounds changed after the introduction of the Binominal parity vote in the French local elections. The aim was to contribute to our understanding of the impact of gender quotas in other dimensions than gender. READ MORE