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  • White Papers // May 2011

    Regulation, Credit Risk Transfer, And Bank Lending

    The authors integrate Basel II (and III) regulations into the industrial organization approach to banking and analyze lending behavior and risk sensitivity of a risk-neutral bank. The bank is exposed to credit risk and may use Credit Default Swaps (CDS) for hedging purposes. Regulation is found to induce the risk-neutral...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    The Economics Of Regional Demarcation In Banking

    The European Commission criticized cooperation among savings and cooperative banks for potentially anticompetitive effects. Using an industrial economics model of banks taking deposits and giving loans, the authors look at regional demarcation as one of such cooperative practices. They study two adjacent markets comprising one savings or cooperative bank that...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Effect of Bargaining Power on Fixed Price IT Outsourcing Decisions

    Successful IT outsourcing is usually for the benefit of both parties: the outsourcing client and the service provider. With a fixed price contract, the client tries to lower project risks and costs by transferring parts of a project to the service provider at a previously negotiated price. In this paper,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Public And Private Health Insurance In Germany: The Ignored Risk Selection Problem

    While risk selection within the German public health insurance system has received considerable attention, risk selection between public and private health insurers has largely been ignored. This is surprising since - given the institutional structure - risk selection between systems is likely to be more pronounced. The authors find clear...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Data-Flow Based Model Analysis

    The concept of (meta) modeling combines an intuitive way of formalizing the structure of an application domain with a high expressiveness that makes it suitable for a wide variety of use cases and has therefore become an integral part of many areas in computer science. While the definition of modeling...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Full Virtualization - BISE's Contribution to a Vision

    Some innovations, whose long history of success faded into the background in the course of time, come back in a refreshed form decades later initiated by marketing activities of some companies. In the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) the authors can currently see a renaissance of virtualization. Already...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2000

    Predicting Movie Grosses: Winners and Losers, Blockbusters and Sleepers

    This article examines the question of predicting movie grosses from generally available information. The first version of this question relates to predictions prior to a movie's release, perhaps relatively early in production. How accurately can a studio predict the revenues for a movie before it opens? With some actors receiving...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Public And Private Health Insurance In Germany: The Ignored Risk Selection Problem

    While risk selection within the German public health insurance system has received considerable attention, risk selection between public and private health insurers has largely been ignored. This is surprising since - given the institutional structure - risk selection between systems is likely to be more pronounced. The authors find clear...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Regulation, Credit Risk Transfer, And Bank Lending

    The authors integrate Basel II (and III) regulations into the industrial organization approach to banking and analyze lending behavior and risk sensitivity of a risk-neutral bank. The bank is exposed to credit risk and may use Credit Default Swaps (CDS) for hedging purposes. Regulation is found to induce the risk-neutral...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    The Economics Of Regional Demarcation In Banking

    The European Commission criticized cooperation among savings and cooperative banks for potentially anticompetitive effects. Using an industrial economics model of banks taking deposits and giving loans, the authors look at regional demarcation as one of such cooperative practices. They study two adjacent markets comprising one savings or cooperative bank that...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Effect of Bargaining Power on Fixed Price IT Outsourcing Decisions

    Successful IT outsourcing is usually for the benefit of both parties: the outsourcing client and the service provider. With a fixed price contract, the client tries to lower project risks and costs by transferring parts of a project to the service provider at a previously negotiated price. In this paper,...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Aug 2000

    Predicting Movie Grosses: Winners and Losers, Blockbusters and Sleepers

    This article examines the question of predicting movie grosses from generally available information. The first version of this question relates to predictions prior to a movie's release, perhaps relatively early in production. How accurately can a studio predict the revenues for a movie before it opens? With some actors receiving...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Data-Flow Based Model Analysis

    The concept of (meta) modeling combines an intuitive way of formalizing the structure of an application domain with a high expressiveness that makes it suitable for a wide variety of use cases and has therefore become an integral part of many areas in computer science. While the definition of modeling...

    Provided By University of Augsburg

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Full Virtualization - BISE's Contribution to a Vision

    Some innovations, whose long history of success faded into the background in the course of time, come back in a refreshed form decades later initiated by marketing activities of some companies. In the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) the authors can currently see a renaissance of virtualization. Already...

    Provided By University of Augsburg