• A comparative analysis of cryptocurrency markets 

      Sæther, Hilde Camilla Mari; Helland, Erik Johan (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      Cryptocurrency is a relatively recent economic and technological phenomenon, competing with established traditional third party financial systems through a trust-based peer-to-peer decentralized network. This unique financial ...
    • A comparative volatility analysis and an enquiry into the future of Bitcoin 

      Kvammen, Einar Berg; Askeland, Andreas Lie (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06)
      The main object of this thesis is to investigate if Bitcoin has matured as a financial asset. We intend to do this by comparing the volatility of Bitcoin to the volatility of gold and S&P500 using the best fitting GARCH ...
    • An Analysis of how Changes in the Oil Price Influence the Oslo Stock Exchange 

      Løvbrekke, Ingrid Katrine (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06-15)
      This master thesis was written at the University of Stavanger (UiS), department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning, during the spring of 2017. The idea behind stems from interests in oil price changes ...
    • An analysis of commodity price dynamics with focus on the price of salmon 

      Øglend, Atle (PhD thesis UiS; 99, Doctoral thesis, 2010-06-04)
      This thesis is concerned with studying the short run dynamics of commodity prices. The industry of interest and primary study is Norwegian Aquaculture, with the price of farmed salmon as the main data-set. Even though ...
    • An Analysis of Temporal and Spectral Connectedness and Spillover in Commodity Markets 

      Yahya, Muhammad (PhD thesis UiS;, Doctoral thesis, 2020-05)
      This thesis is concerned with evaluating the temporal and spectral connectedness and spillover dynamics of commodity prices. The industries of interest are crude oil, agricultural commodities, aquaculture, and Norwegian ...
    • Barrierer mot og drivere for en vellykket BREEAM-sertifisering 

      Vedelden, Maria Gilje (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2016;, Master thesis, 2016-12-15)
      BREEAM-sertifisering er en frivillig tredjeparts miljøsertifisering som tar for seg alle aspekter rundt et bygg. I Norge ble BREEAM-NOR innført i 2012, og er den valgte miljøsertifiseringsordningen. Graden av sertifiserte ...
    • Blockchain: The Future of Cross Border Payments 

      Isaksen, Marcus (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-12-15)
      Bitcoin developed a trustless monetary system, without the need of intermediaries. Bitcoin has been expected to threaten banks traditional monetary systems. The underlying technology, blockchain, is a profound technology ...
    • Casestudie - Forretningsanalyse av Geomec Engineering 

      Risbakken, Sanaz Rahimi (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2016;, Master thesis, 2016-07-13)
      Bedrifter som går inn i nye markeder med nye produkter, utsetter seg for en veldig høy grad av risiko. Samfunnsøkonomisk er man avhengig av innovasjonen disse selskapene bidrar med. Det er derfor viktig å forstå ...
    • Economic Advantages and Disadvantages of Bending Pipes vs Welding Pipes 

      Malmanger, Øyvind (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-12-15)
      This thesis is about decision making by changing Kvaerner`s production methods in piping prefabrication. Kvaerner wants an analysis of the economic advantages and disadvantages of bending pipes, instead of the traditional ...
    • Essays on International Trade of Salmon and Wine 

      Tveteraas, Ursula Landazuri (PhD thesis UiS; 526, Doctoral thesis, 2020-06)
      This thesis deals with the trade of two products, salmon and wine, exported from and to Norway. The World has benefitted from innovations and productivity growth in the Norwegian salmon aquaculture industry, increasing the ...
    • A FICC-study on return spillover - Case study: Norway 

      Holm, Christian Kenneth Edvardsen; Lukerstuen, Lars (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-ISØP/2020;, Master thesis, 2020-06-13)
      During periods of downward turns, and high volatility, there is an associated increase in individual asset risk, as well as effects stemming from the volatility of other assets. This spillover effect is well studied for ...
    • Futures market efficiency before and after a structural break in the market integration between Henry Hub and NBP 

      Gregersen, Joachim Milling; Arulthas, Dharun (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-15)
      The development in the natural gas markets throughout the past two decades is likely to have made an impact on the market characteristics. Commodity market financialization in the early 2000s and the shale gas revolution ...
    • Futures market hedging efficiency in a new futures exchange: Effects of trade partner diversification 

      Øglend, Atle; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12)
      This paper uses transaction data to examine hedging efficiency in a new futures exchange; the Fish Pool salmon futures exchange in Norway. The paper utilizes data on firm level exporter/importer transaction prices to ...
    • Hvordan etablere kontraktstrategi som stimulerer til innovasjon og entreprenørskap. 

      Dåsvand, Aleksander (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06-15)
    • Is the Sell-Off of Oil and Gas Companies in the Government Pension Fund Global an Effective Way of Reducing Norway’s Exposure to Oil Price? 

      Holme, Asbjørn (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-14)
      This thesis examines the decision to pull the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global out of oil and gas companies. The risk and returns of a portfolio with and without oil and gas companies has been studied together with ...
    • Kostnader knyttet til behandling mot lakselus i norsk havbruksnæring 

      Kalager, Fredrik Sandvær; Hellen, Thomas (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-06-12)
      De siste årene har produksjonsmengden av laks i den norske oppdrettsnæringen nærmest stagnert som følge av MTB-reglementet som ble innført i 2005. Allikevel har produksjonskostnadene steget. Den største prosentvise endringen ...
    • Modelling salmon price volatility with Markov switching GARCH 

      Haualand, Åsbjørn Flacké (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2017;, Master thesis, 2017-06-15)
      This thesis investigates salmon price volatility by using conditional heteroskedastic volatility models. Specifically, we compare how single regime and multiple regime GARCH models estimate and describe in-sample volatility. ...
    • Pricing efficiency across destination markets for Norwegian salmon exports 

      Øglend, Atle; Straume, Hans-Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02)
      This paper investigates how pricing efficiency of Norwegian salmon exports varies across destination market characteristics. Efficiency is defined as the rate at which individual transaction prices adjust to common market ...
    • Prospect for Norwegian Salmon in Brazil: A Market Integration Analysis 

      Kvandal, Ove (Masteroppgave/UIS-TN-IØRP/2018;, Master thesis, 2018-12-15)
      Norwegian seafood production-expansion mean looking for additional markets to sell products. In this regard, Brazil has been pointed out as one potential new market for Norwegian salmon. There are two main reasons for this: ...
    • Recent trends in salmon price volatility 

      Øglend, Atle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08)
      Since the start of intensive salmon farming, salmon has become an increasingly cheaper source of protein. Salmon has transitioned from a relative luxurious food item to a staple part of everyday diets. For most of the 1980s ...