Essays about: "economist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the word economist.

  1. 1. Granbarkborrens påverkan vid fastighetsförvärv

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Carl Fredrik Henningsson; Peter Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : granskog; kvalitetsförluster; likviditet;

    Abstract : Kraftigt avvikande nederbördsmängder, höjda temperaturer och torka under 2018 skapade nya förutsättningar för skogsbruket och den växande skogen. Torkstressade granar skapar förutsättningar för granbarkborren att angripa och döda dem på kort tid. READ MORE

  2. 2. Covariance Matrix Regularization for Portfolio Selection: Achieving Desired Risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Manu Upadhyaya; [2020]
    Keywords : covariance matrix; portfolio selection; risk; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The modus operandi of most asset managers is to promise clients an annual risk target, where risk is measured by realized standard deviation of portfolio returns. Moreover, Markowitz (1952) portfolio selection requires an estimate of the covariance matrix of the returns of the financial instruments under consideration. READ MORE

  3. 3. BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY: A TRUST OR CONTROL MACHINE? Theory and Experimental Evidence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Đorđe Milosav; [2019-06-25]
    Keywords : Blockchain technology; Trust; Reciprocity; Control; Experiments;

    Abstract : After the introduction of Bitcoin in 2008, there has been a proliferation of interest in digital technology called Blockchain. It has been argued that Blockchain can sustain any transaction of value, be it monetary or information, in a manner that is secure and completely independent of interpersonal trust. READ MORE

  4. 4. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reference Dependent Preference towards Risk : Evidence from the U.S. Professional Golf Tour

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ström Isak; [2019]
    Keywords : Behavioral Economics; Prospect Theory; Risk Preferences; Beteendeekonomi; Prospect Theory; Riskpreferenser;

    Abstract : The standing debate regarding how preferences should be defined is still evident in research today. Are they invariant to current endowment as a neoclassical practitioner would proclaim, or reference dependent as a behavioural economist would state? This theoretical discrepancy, regarding how preferences should be defined, when agents are experienced at what they do is found by List (2003) to be non-existing. READ MORE