Essays about: "investment"

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  1. 1. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Panel Data Approach of Determining Factors of Economic Growth for Different IncomeGroups of Countries.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Nahian Bin Abdullah; [2022]
    Keywords : Panel Data; Economic Growth; Income Groups of Countries;

    Abstract : Objectives: The main objectives of the study include, to identify whether there is any direct impact of labor, capital/investment, technological advancement and institutional quality on economic growth; understanding the marginal effect of capital and technological advancement for different levels of institutional quality; determining how these relationships vary on the group of countries based on their income groups – poorer to richer. Method: Panel data for the period 2006–2020 and 40 countries was considered for the analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reinventing the Middle Kingdom : A case study of Chinese spread of authoritarianism through International Organizations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Anton Altgård; [2022]
    Keywords : ASEAN; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; authoritarianism; Belt and Road Initiative; China; democracy; democratization; democratic backsliding; international organizations; liberalism; one-China Policy; realism; rational actor theory;

    Abstract : The liberal theory of international relations primarily associates international cooperation with liberal democratic states, to the point that a theory of scholars Poast and Urpelainen claim that international cooperation with consolidated democracies through international organizations may boost the democratization of or at least prevent democratic backsliding in non-consolidated democracies. This paper investigates the possibility of decoupling these theories from democracies and democratizing by examining whether Chinese efforts within the framework of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Belt and Road foreign policy project have a similar but reverse effect on its target states, prompting developments in authoritarian directions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Augmented Reality Supported Learning Process for Operators

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Haranya Joseph Christian; Sofia Mani; [2022]
    Keywords : AR; AR in Industry; Industry 4.0; Smart Factory; Lean; Process Development; Augmented Reality; Learning;

    Abstract : Abstract Intro: Conventional training methods are intended to teach and offer the most human way of teaching but is it the most effective and can another method improve or eliminate nonvalue adding activities. This master thesis tackles the difference between traditional training versus AR supported training, studying different aspects of training to see the advantages and disadvantages of the methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating horticultural and arable crops : a sustainable way to increase vegetable production in Scania?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Stina Helena Mortensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Horticulture; agriculture; vegetables; crop rotation; crop sequence; diversification; integration; ecosystem services; farmers’ attitudes;

    Abstract : Modern arable production is associated with a highly homogenous landscape with few cultivated species and is relying heavily on external chemical inputs. Intensive vegetable production, on the other hand, is associated with environmental costs such as increased risk of nutrient leaching and loss of soil organic matter. READ MORE