Essays about: "INSTRUMENTS"

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  1. 1. The Effect of Environmental Policy Stringency on Environmental Innovations - A Cross Country Comparison

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Jahre; Anna Nordin; [2020-06-30]
    Keywords : Policy stringency; environmental-regulations; innovations; EPS; eco-patents; Porter Hypthesis;

    Abstract : This thesis is a cross-country comparison based on panel-data across 30 countries from 1990-2012. It uses a Negative Binomial Regression Model to test The Porter Hypothesis to see if environmental policy stringency affects the number of environmental innovations in a country. READ MORE

  2. 2. Machine Learning Based Intraday Calibration of End of Day Implied Volatility Surfaces

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Christopher Herron; André Zachrisson; [2020]
    Keywords : Applied Mathematics; Machine Learning; Statistics; Gaussian Process; Neural Network; Options; Volatility; Implied Volatility Surface; Black Scholes; Tillämpad matematik; Maskininlärning; Statistik; Gaussisk Process; Neurala Nätverk; Optioner; Volatilitet; Implicit Volatilitetsyta; Black Scholes;

    Abstract : The implied volatility surface plays an important role for Front office and Risk Management functions at Nasdaq and other financial institutions which require mark-to-market of derivative books intraday in order to properly value their instruments and measure risk in trading activities. Based on the aforementioned business needs, being able to calibrate an end of day implied volatility surface based on new market information is a sought after trait. READ MORE

  3. 3. Migration plan of Risky Total Return Swap to Bond Return Swap

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Louis Maziere; [2020]
    Keywords : Total Return Swap; applied mathematics; financial mathematics; Total Return Swap; applied mathematics; financial mathematics;

    Abstract : Since the 2008 crisis, the hedging instruments have gained popularity with financial institutions. This is the case of the total return swap that is used today by major institutions like Goldman Sachs or J.P. Morgan. READ MORE

  4. 4. The National Implementation of EU Cohesion Policy: A Policy Instrument Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Ricksten; [2020]
    Keywords : European Social Fund; cohesion policy implementation; policy instruments; gender mainstreaming; public administration; Europeanization; Sweden; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The EU cohesion policy is a key policy area of the Union which aims for sustainable development and socioeconomic growth in the regions of the Member States. However, in the current structure of the multi-level governance system, the EU is much reliant on the capacity of the national public administrations to execute and implement the cohesion policy and thereby achieve the intended EU policy objectives of regional development and socioeconomic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Circular economy policy barriers: : An analysis of legislative challenges in white goods and automotive industry within the EU

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Shadi Shams; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular economy; policy; legislative barriers; remanufacturing; service-based; white goods; automotive; Cirkulär ekonomi; policy; lagstiftningsbarriärer; återtillverkning; tjänstebaserad; vitvaror; fordon;

    Abstract : Increased consumption, depletion of natural resources and sustainability concerns have challenged the conventional linear model of production, consumption and disposal of products. Circular economy (CE) has become one of the most popular paradigms that can contribute to economic growth and concurrently satisfy sustainability ambitions. READ MORE