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Behavioural Economics: The New Era
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The Standard economic models are often questioned for the fairness of their assumptions. It seems like the assumptions for explaining the theories to be addressed are cyclical or in other words, they are assumed in such a manner that they are bound to produce the hypothesized outcomes.… Behavioural Economics: The New Era In this essay, we have mainly tried…
Endowment Effect, Behavioural, and Standard Economics Theories
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The main researsh topic in this article is the endowment effect. Endowment effect describes a phenomenon in which most people often demand considerably higher prices for products that they own than they could pay for if they were to buy it. This effect also referred to as status quo bias.… This paper discusses the endowment effect, which can be analysed using…
Behavioral Finance Heuristic and Judgment, a literature review
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Hypothesis being the Greek word for "assumption", the Efficient Markets Hypothesis assumes that capital markets (the stock or equity market is one example) are efficient. When it is said that a market is efficient, it means that the products bought and sold (in this example, stocks in listed companies) are priced correctly because buyers and sellers have the relevant information needed to make an intelligent decision to buy or sell at a certain price. …
China Banking System. Comparison between State-owned Banks and Joint-Stock Commercial Banks
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The empirical evidence on banking efficiency aims at highlighting features associated with the role of economic development and banking reforms in China over the given time. This is as a result of changes in China’s banking sector associated with WTO accession (2001) and the recent financial crisis (2008). … It is anticipated that these reforms will have an…
Methodology for Analysing the technical efficiency of China's banking industry by comparing the results between two groups of banks; State-owned banks and Joint-stock commercial banks using a stochastic frontier approach
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More so, its influential antecedents: empirical and theoretical. Furthermore, l events leading to original developments of SFA are recalled. The conclusion entails of a summary of the most important… It is anticipated that these reforms will have an impact on the efficiency and performance on China’s banks. Moreover, emphasis is placed upon investigating the…
Economics Summary and review paper
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Simon takes on the existential issues of what it means to focus on a particular field of study like economics. He starts with the notion of what it means to have a "life philosophy" and the importance of identifying its core components. He asserts that "in one sense, a life philosophy is your picture of the universe in which you find yourself, including, in center foreground, your picture of the human condition.…
Experimental economics summary paper
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Summary of the article: The objectives of this study are to examine the applicability and accuracy of the textbook model as applied to auction markets. The authors of the article hoped that by studying the implications of price control in simple control settings, the results may be applied to more sophisticated markets.… Each market involved a series of…
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The article presents a usual model of electoral response to economic conditions assuming the thoughtful economic voter who bases hope solely on recent economic performance;… The banker contradicts the peasant’s judgment on the state, he or she judges the government based on a future goal that it works towards realizing. Economics manipulates and dictate the…
Behavioural Finance
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Mandelbrot (1997) is famous for his great thoughts of fractal and scaling in finance whereby he discusses the following subjects. By taking this… Louis Bachelier established this model in 1900 with an aim of understanding modeling fluctuations of prices in the financial markets. Still, Albert Einstein gave his contribution towards this arithmetical model,…
Investment Theory, Rational and Irrational
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Man is a rational animal, proclaimed Aristotle. While we may be rational, we are yet animals and not robots. In most of the choices we make throughout our life, in fact, irrationality seems to be more reflected in our decisions than rational calculated thinking.… For example, a man may instantly fall in love with a woman and propose to marry her, solely moved…
The Capital asset pricing model (CAPM) is a very useful model and it is used widely in the industry even though it is based on very strong assumptions. Discuss in the light of recent developments in the area
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The model is an important advancement in financial economics because it is used to for the purpose of investment since it clearly illustrate the relationship between an asset’s rate of return and its beta while also being used in the world of corporate finance due to the fact… A number of assumptions have to be identified for CAPM equilibrium to be achieved…
Fast-Food How unhealthy is itT
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McDonalds, Jollibee, Wendys., Mexican chains, Restaurants, and many other fast food chains mushroom in strategic areas of most countries, mostly in urban zones, which shift the eating paradigm of… Urban workers, students and children easily persuaded to join the bandwagon of many fast-food advocates, especially that these companies utilized innovative…
Explain how schooling and earnings are related and how a Mincer function estimates the rate of return to schooling. What problem
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Name Tutor Institution Course Date Schooling and earning theories The statistics provided every year by the United States Bureau for Census has been able to show that there is a very strong relationship between education and earning. In the year 2008, those workers who had any bachelor’s degree in the US earned sixty-five per cent more compared to workers who had only a diploma from high school (Jacob, 2008).…
Strategic finance essay with word counts no less than 1500
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CAPM is a capital budgeting model used to price an individual asset or a portfolio of assets. It was developed in the early 1960s by William Sharpe in… Like any other capital budgeting model, CAPM has its own weaknesses and strengths. In order to improve its usefulness, the standard capital asset pricing model has undergone various developments and…
Labor Economics
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Near the middle of the last century, Ogburn (1955) had noted that “the standard of living in the United States was twice as high at the midcentury as at the beginning (Ogburn, 1955, Pg. 541)”. America had reduced poverty since great increases in income were noted while the… However, the situation becomes quite altered when we compare it to the present day…
Using economic principles, analyse the law of obligation (Negligence)
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Economic analysis of law uses microeconomic hypotheses to examine rules of negligence and obligation. Economic analysis of law brought at the centre of academic discourse by Richard Posner in 1973 in The Economic Analysis of Law. … Economic analysis of law uses microeconomic hypotheses to examine rules of negligence and obligation. Economic analysis of law…
Love how auditing can ensure a good relationship between principle and agents
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Autonomous bodies ask auditors to examine their financial transactions and statements. Its main purpose is to precisely account a company’s financial… Audits enhance economic prosperity, expands the variety, number and the value of transactions that people are prepared to enter into. In recent years, however, in the light of corporate scandals, auditors are…
HS415 UNIT 3 PROJECT
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BMI is obtained from an individuals height and weight and provides a precise indicator of body weight and fatness categories that may breed health problems. BMI is used because it correlates with people amount of body fat… Obesity is a worldwide problem capturing health concern for both developing and developed countries. Obesity is a severe state of…
The effects of interest rate volatilities on the demand of Turkish money
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The aim of this study is to examine the effects of interest rate volatilities on the demand of Turkish money. The Turkish money is Lira. The period that has been taken for analysis is 1990 – 2000. Interest rates are predicted on time deposits and treasury bills. … This study aims to look at, particularly the possessions of interest rate volatilities in case of…
Equity premium puzzle
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Equity Premium Puzzle Introduction In a pure exchange economy with homogenous consumers, every consumer maximizes the same utility function, which represents the usefulness of commodities to satisfy human wants. Stochastic behavior of equilibrium asset prices in such an economy is clearly exhibited using representative agent models of assets returns in which per capita consumption is correlated with the consumption stream of typical investors.…
Efficient Market Hypothesis: Is the Stock Market Efficient
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Efficient Market Hypothesis: Is the Stock Market Efficient? Introduction Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH), introduced four decades ago, was the dominating theory in the academic community that explained how the financial market works. … Pesendorfer, 2006; Lim and Tan, 2003; Lo and Mackinlay, 1999), EMH remains one of the major building blocks of modern…
Green Capitalism and Leadership
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Mountains are deforested, water and rivers are silted, minerals/ores are extracted at a disastrous open-pit mining operations, pollution has reached an intolerable level, mixture of consumerism and confusion engulfed human… You think this is a post-modern world and our survival in the next century is to live in other planets? Such mindless anthropocentrism…
Green Capitalism and Leadership
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This researcher perceived that the millennium require all human beings to reevaluate the state of environmental situation and join the green advocacy to heal the world from depletion of natural resources for sustainable development for children’s and its succeeding generation’s future. … Green economy is an emerging environmental philosophy focused on climate…
Does N.I.E. help a business assess the risks when considering Foreign Direct Investment
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DOES NIE HELPS A BUSINESSIN ASSESSING RISK OF FDI Submitted By Introduction 3 Background 3 Main Characteristics of the New Institutional Economics 4 Institutional Environment And institutional Change 5 Foreign Direct Investment 6 FDI Benefits to the Host Economy 7 Risk of Foreign Direct Investment 7 Assessment of Risk Associated with Foreign Direct Investment 8 New Institutional Economics and FDI 8 Institutional Determinants of FDI 9 Empirical Analysis 10 A case study of relationship between FDI and NIE 11 Implications of NIE 12 Problems with NIE 13 NIE is not a purely an economical school.…
Humans are rational. Critically discuss the theoretical and empirical evidence from psychology for and against this assertion
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Introduction Whether humans are rational or not would depend upon how they reason, for reasoning is at the heart of rationality and is opposed to intuition, which is where most of the biases described below begin. However, much of the research done shows that humans are not really rational, when it comes to measuring rationality against an objective normative standard.…
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