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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...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Exploring, understanding, and promoting pluralistic strategies for (qualitative) research

Hoorani, Bareerah Hafeez ; Gibbert, Michael (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021COM004.

There have been growing calls in the field of management for pluralistic research, primarily because it allows for scientific discovery and advancement. However, despite these calls, the field of management is still homogenous in its research approaches and practices. This motivates the aim of this thesis, which is to explore, understand and promote pluralistic (qualitative) research. The...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Exploring the behavioural base for the Swiss energy transition : The role of attitudes and heterogeneity in the preferences of electricity consumers

Motz, Alessandra ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ECO003.

In the context of the international climate change mitigation efforts, several countries have been scaling up their efforts to decarbonize their economies and energy systems. The restructuring of the electricity systems has brought about new challenges, among which the acceptance of the new infrastructures and technologies, and the need of ensuring an optimal level of security of supply. This...

Université de Fribourg

Le sentiment de sécurité en milieu scolaire: analyse des dynamiques sous-jacentes aux comportements apprenants des élèves

Albisetti, Zoe Irene ; Genoud, Philippe (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2021.

Ce travail s’intéresse au sentiment de sécurité des élèves au sein d’un groupe- classe. Une telle notion a été forgée à partir de celle de sécurité psychologique introduite dans le milieu organisationnel pour comprendre le fonctionnement des dynamiques de groupe à partir des perceptions qu’ont les individus les uns vis-à-vis des autres (Edmondson, 1999, 2003a, 2008)....

Università della Svizzera italiana

Essays in institutional investors and financial markets

Cötelioglu, Efe ; Plazzi, Alberto (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ECO002.

I use empirical methods to study the effect of institutional investors on financial markets. My studies provide novel evidence on the commonality in liquidity of fixed-income securities, the liquidity provision of hedge funds and mutual funds in equity markets, and the information diffusion from credit default swaps to equities.

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Università della Svizzera italiana

Paiements extérieurs et crises de dette : Vers un nouvel ordre monétaire international? = External payments and debt crises : toward a new international monetary order?

Zio, Adonija ; Bradley, Xavier (Dir.) ; Cencini, Alvaro (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO013.

The sovereign debt crisis is one of the most recurrent crises of the capitalist system. These crises emerge after a strong accumulation of debt by countries. The payment of this debt most often causes internal distortions and financial instability. Studies related to these issues favour the microeconomic approach and explain that the imprudent behaviour of debtors and creditors is at the basis...