Essays about: "Shocks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 209 essays containing the word Shocks.

  1. 1. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. ETFs and Volatility - An empirical study in the Swedish stock market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lukas Bantle; Nikolai Doepel; [2019]
    Keywords : ETF; volatility; arbitrage; noise; price discovery;

    Abstract : ETFs have experienced tremendous growth and with it have gained increased relevance in the market over the last decade. Because of their special characteristics and close connection to their underlying securities, ETFs may propagate liquidity shocks through arbitrage channels into their underlying securities and thus increase the volatility of these securities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighbours, but yet different? Scandinavian stock market volatility and its drivers under different regimes. A GARCH-MIDAS approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Buelent Uendes; [2019]
    Keywords : Scandinavia; Stock market; Volatility; GARCH-MIDAS; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study is an initial attempt to investigate the differences and similarities of the stock market volatilities in Scandinavia with respect to their drivers. Using the GARCH-MIDAS (Mixed Data Sampling) framework, this paper evaluates the explanatory value of various variables originating from different areas, covering the period from February 1998 to December 2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cognitive ability and transitory productivity shocks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erika Kankkunen; [2019]
    Keywords : productivity shock; weather shocks; cognitive ability;

    Abstract : People who live in rural areas in low-income countries not only live in poverty, they also have to deal with an extremely variable income. In the absence of a well-functioning credit market, these fluctuations can be costly for households. READ MORE