new sse dissertation
Fatemeh Hosseini - Essays in Entrepreneurial and Household Finance
''This doctoral thesis consists of three independent papers in entrepreneurial, household and corporate finance.
The first paper, Family Wealth and Entrepreneurship, explores the relation between the financial resources in an individual’s extended family and her decision to initiate a business and become an entrepreneur.
The second paper, Motives for Entrepreneurial Saving: Evidence from Sweden, is co-authored with Egle Karmaziene1. It evaluates the motives behind higher saving rates of entrepreneurs compared to non-business-owners.
In the third paper, Labor Protection Laws and Firm Volatility, I study the effect of regulating labor market to protect employees against corporations on the performance of firms, more specifically on profitability and fluctuations in profitability (or risk) of firms.''