Essays about: "Leo Rydell Johnson"

Found 2 essays containing the words Leo Rydell Johnson.

  1. 1. Safe Haven Assets - the Role of Precious Metals in Preserving Wealth

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Leo Rydell Johnson; Taymaz Malekian; [2011]
    Keywords : Safe haven assets; Precious metals; Skewness; Co-skewness; Gold;

    Abstract : This study examines whether precious metals can be considered to be safe haven assets. The safe haven asset concept is part of the flight-to-quality theory. These assets possess certain qualities that make them attractive as investments in times of extreme stock market conditions. Previous research indicates that gold has this kind of qualities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Savings Rates and the Business Cycle: A Comparison Between the Public Sector's and the Households' Savings Behaviour

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Karl Malmqvist; Leo Rydell Johnson; [2009]
    Keywords : Savings; Business Cycles;

    Abstract : In 2008 the world entered into what may be the worst economic crisis since the 1930's. Hence, stabilization policy is, once again, a very pressing subject. According to theory, there are reasons for both the public sector and households to smooth out their consumption over the business cycle. READ MORE