Essays about: "crisis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1631 essays containing the word crisis.

  1. 1. “CRISIS AND CRISIS FOR WHOM?” - A critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and British editorials framed the refugee crisis during the autumn of 2015

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Vikström; [2019-01-16]
    Keywords : Refugee crisis; Crisis; Editorials; Sweden; The UK; Framing Theory and Securitization Theory;

    Abstract : This Master thesis aims to conduct a critical discourse analysis of how Swedish and Britisheditorials covered the so-called "refugee crisis" during the autumn of 2015, specifically from Aug 1to Dec 31 st. The overall aim is to investigate the discursive construction of the crisis, which entailsinvestigating how the editorials framed the “crisis” and in what way it is a crisis: how the term wasconceptualised. READ MORE

  2. 2. Systemic risk and the market-to-book value of banks' equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Florian Moritz Meier; Yuqing Meng; [2019]
    Keywords : Banks; Financial Crisis; Government Guarantees; Market-to-book Value; Risk;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis is to investigate whether market participants considered possible government guarantees when valuing banks' equity before the recent financial crisis and to what extent the market value of banks' equity is useful to estimate their exposure to systemic risk. Using a theoretical approach, we first present our argument that anticipated government guarantees in case of a systemic breakdown lead to financing costs of debt being independent from a bank's exposure to systemic risk. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivation and performance of spin offs

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Guy Spencer; Katharina Ochs; [2019]
    Keywords : Spin off; Europe; Spin off performance; Spin off motivation; Crisis periods;

    Abstract : In this paper we analyse share performance at announcement and in the years following execution, for a sample of 92 parent firms and 103 spun off entities, from 2000 to 2017. We find significant announcement effects, as well as evidence supporting long run outperformance of both the parent and spun off entities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Credit rating impact on the CDS market: the case of PIIGS countries coving European debt crisis period

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Xiaoan Zhou; [2019]
    Keywords : Sovereign Credit Rating; Credit Rating Agencies; CDS market; Sovereign CDS spread; European debt crisis;

    Abstract : In this paper, I analyze the impact of sovereign debt rating to CDS market under PIIGS (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain) context during the European Debt Crisis. Via panel regression, I find country's sovereign rating and outlook have significant impact on the CDS market during the pre-crisis period. READ MORE

  5. 5. STOP IT! YOU’RE SPOILING IT! - The (un)desirable consequences of state aid in face of the 2008 economic crisis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Henrik Neth; [2018-10-05]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : During the 2007-2008 global economic crisis it took not long until the crisis swapped over from affecting banks to affect the real economy. Governments saw the need to act in order to strengthen their economies facing recession. READ MORE