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Università della Svizzera italiana

Essays in institutional investors, market efficiency and the real economy

Tubaldi, Roberto ; Frésard, Laurent (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ECO004.

My dissertation consists of three chapters, each of which focuses on how institutional investors trade, impact price efficiency in secondary financial markets and influence the allocation of resources in the real economy. Using a novel approach based on hurricanes, the first chapter, Mutual Funds’ Fire Sales and the Real Economy: Evidence from Hurricanes, contributes to the recent debate on...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Compensation and benefits policy design and implementation : a company’s key to success

Mir, Déborah Isabelle ; Butty, Philippe (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2020 ; TDEE 406.

Compensation and Benefits (C&B) plays an important role in today’s competitive world whilst aspects relating to employee wellness are also being given increasing consideration by employers. Given the importance of this matter, this thesis explores the elements that need to be considered by Executive and Human Resources Management when designing an effective C&B policy. When well designed, a...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Can reputation risk related to Glencore's activities in the DRC be an impediment to making an investment or indeed to sell one's shareholding stake in Glencore ? : Can this reputation risk undermine Glencore's share price and if so to what extent ?

Grosjean, Julien ; Piller, Robert (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2020 ; TDIBM 81.

The research objective of this report is to show the impact of reputation risk linked to Glencore’s activities in the DRC. In order to measure the impact of reputational risk, a focus is made on Glencore’s share price. In the first part of this report, the introduction helps the reader to get important contextual information about Glencore’s background and activities in the DRC. An emphasis...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

E-learning strategy to improve user adoption in a PLM context : insights and recommendations through the SharePLM case study

Nyffenegger, Léna ; Blumer, Eliane (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2020 ; MASID 94.

Product lifecycle management is challenging and its scope is very broad. Companies want to be able to accelerate product development to reduce time to market. The use of PLM logics helps transform market opportunities into competitive advantages. PLM tools enable control, reliability, better management and ultimately optimization of data and processes. But the historical complexity of PLM,...

Università della Svizzera italiana

VaR and CVaR implied in option prices

Barone Adesi, Giovanni

In: Journal of risk and financial management, 2016, vol. 9, no. 1, p. 2

VaR (Value at Risk) and CVaR (Conditional Value at Risk) are implied by option prices. Their relationships to option prices are derived initially under the pricing measure. It does not require assumptions about the distribution of portfolio returns. The effects of changes of measure are modest at the short horizons typically used in applications. The computation of CVaR from option price is very...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Market potential of the E-sports industry in Switzerland

Cernadas, Sebastian ; Depetris-Chauvin, Nicolas (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2019 ; TDIBM 51.

This paper provides an analysis of the interest in video games by Swiss residents and the current state of e-sports investment in Switzerland. It provides information aiming to facilitate the investment for firms interested by the e-sports industry as well as an estimation of the expected revenue from video game accessories purchases in Switzerland for 2020. The first objective of this research...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

How does the collection and use of private data slow the development of eHealth solutions and which are the recommendations that can speed up innovation of eHealth solutions ?

Schuhmann Dos Santos, Antonio Joao ; Eggimann, Marc-André (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2018 ; TDEE 375.

The concept of eHealth was created in the late 1990s to automate and optimise healthcare. Even though various eHealth technologies exist nowadays, only some of them are available to consumers, while similar technologies are actually being used in other industries, such as the transportation industry. The aim of this paper is to understand how personal data can impact the development of eHealth...

Université de Fribourg

Deep mobile traffic forecast and complementary base station clustering for C-RAN optimization

Chen, Longbiao ; Yang, Dingqi ; Zhang, Daqing ; Wang, Cheng ; Li, Jonathan ; Nguyen, Thi Mai Trang

In: Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2018, vol. 121, p. 59–69

The increasingly growing data traffic has posed great challenges for mobile operators to increase their data processing capacity, which incurs a significant energy consumption and deployment cost. With the emergence of the Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) architecture, the data processing units can now be centralized in data centers and shared among base stations. By mapping a cluster of...

Haute école de gestion de Genève

Should Swiss pension funds implement long-­ term financial derivative instruments to reduce their longevity risk?

Turin, Vincent ; Courbage, Christophe (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute école de gestion de Genève, 2018 ; TDIBM 47.

During the last decades, the Swiss population has been experiencing an increase in life expectancy. Switzerland has seen a change in the structure of its population. In 1900, the proportion of people aged below 20 years old was 40.7% of the total Swiss population, whereas in 2016, this percentage was of 20.1%. In contrast, the proportion of people aged over 60 years old has increased...