Essays about: "theory of human capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 172 essays containing the words theory of human capital.

  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. Gender Imbalance and Educational Investments in China

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jessica Johansson; Anna Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex Ratio; Education; One Child Policy; Marriage; Signaling;

    Abstract : An unintended consequence of the One Child Policy, introduced in 1979, has been the increasing sex ratio imbalance in China. This has resulted in millions of excess males, facing difficulties in finding a spouse. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors Influencing the Implementation of Information Security Risk Management : A case study of Nigerian Commercial Banks

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Gabriel Aghaunor; Bukky E Okojie; [2022]
    Keywords : Information Security Risk Management System; Information Security Risk Assessment; Qualitative; Quantitative; Social technical framework User Security Awareness and Training; Management Support; Funding; Technical Experts’ Support; Cyber Security; Banking; ATM;

    Abstract : The banking industry is one of the critical infrastructures in any economy. The services rendered by banks are systematically based on innovation, products, and technology to leverage their services. Several associated risks come along with the rendering of these banking services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Migrants in Search of Jobs: The Role of Social Capital in Labor Market Integration

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lisen Löwstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : migration; integration; social capital; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The labor market integration of immigrants in general, and female migrants in particular, remains a central developmental objective for counteracting inequalities within societies across Europe. Previous studies put forth the concept of social capital, the resources linked to an individual's network of social connections, to explain immigrants’ diverging labor market trajectories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-fungible tokens: tracing shifts in the art market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Julius Woeste; [2022]
    Keywords : NFT; art market; actor-network theory; Bourdieu; cartography of controversies;

    Abstract : Given the advent and market boom of NFTs, this thesis concerns itself with observing how NFTs are shifting the art market, and how those shifts can be explained, as the two seemingly disparate markets have different actors, processes and characteristics. In order to answer these questions the thesis takes an abductive case study design and employs an actor-network theory (ANT) approach to observe shifts in the markets by both human and non-human actors. READ MORE