Essays about: "Moral hazard"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 64 essays containing the words Moral hazard.

  1. 16. Blockchain and smart contracts in the Swedish construction industry

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Henny Gabert; Henrik Grönlund; [2018]
    Keywords : Blockchain; Smart contracts; Moral hazard; Opportunism; Construction; Building Information Modelling; Blockkedja; Smarta kontrakt; Moralisk risk; Opportunism; Byggbranschen; Building Information Modelling;

    Abstract : Blockchain technology with its distributed ledgers attracts massive attention today and creates interest in many different industries. One of the most promising areas for implementation of blockchain technology is its use to create fully automated and decentralized contract solutions, so-called smart contracts. READ MORE

  2. 17. Comparison of Performance Between Social and Conventional Banks : An Empirical Study of Banks in Europe

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anna Koivusalo; Mouaz Mansour; [2018]
    Keywords : social banks; bank performance; financial crisis;

    Abstract : Banks as financial institutions play an important role in the lives of people by facilitating the flow of funds and ensuring the stability of the global economy. Recently, the world economy witnessed various financial shocks that escalated into a financial crisis between 2007 and 2009. READ MORE

  3. 18. Precision Agriculture and Access to Agri-Finance : How precision technology can make farmers better applicants

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Lowe Lundblad; Anna-Liisa Rissanen; [2018]
    Keywords : Agri-finance; Agricultural finance; Precision agriculture; Agricultural lending; Agricultural banking; Dynamic AAGE-model; Precisionsjordbruk; Jordbruksfinansiering;

    Abstract : The World Bank has estimated that an additional $80 billion in financing are needed annually to achieve the 70 % increase in food supply required to feed the world in 2050. One of the cornerstones in achieving this increase in production is expected to be improved agricultural technology, where one of the latest additions is precision agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 19. Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II - And its effect on the principal-agent relationship within financial advisory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Sebastian Johansson; Johan Sundén; [2017-06-28]
    Keywords : MiFID II; Financial Advisory; Business Model; Agency Theory; Principal-Agent Problems; Information Asymmetry; Adverse Selection; Moral Hazard;

    Abstract : Through an interview based study this thesis investigates how MiFID II, a new EU directive concerning the European Union’s financial markets, will affect the principal-agent relationship currently present between financial advisors and retail investors. Our sample consist of twelve representatives from Sweden’s major banks, product manufacturers, and consultancy firms, all with a solid understanding of the Swedish financial advisory scene. READ MORE

  5. 20. Leaving Already? The Swedish Unemployment Insurance as a Pathway to Retirement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Ahlqvist; Erling Borén; [2017]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper studies whether Swedish workers use the unemployment insurance (UI) system as a pathway to retirement. We use longitudinal register data consisting of weekly UI benefit payments for the period 1999 to 2015. In Sweden, individuals are eligible for UI benefits for a maximum of 427 days. READ MORE