Charlotte Dahl Christiansen

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This paper concerns the effects of macroeconomic announcements on the covariance structure of US government bond returns for six different maturities; the study shows that the conditional variances, covariances, and correlation coefficients are significantly greater on announcement days. On non-announcement days, the correlation coefficients are relatively(More)
The Risk-Return Trade-Off in Human Capital Investment In this paper we analyze investments in human capital assets in a way which is standard for financial assets, but not (yet) for human capital assets. We study mean-variance plots of human capital assets. We compare the properties of human capital returns using a performance measure and by using tests for(More)
Many innovative developments are under way to meet the challenges related to appropriate, valid, and practical functional assessment in occupational therapy. There is increasing agreement that occupational therapy's unique contribution to function is through its emphasis on occupational performance. There is also recognition, although limited, that(More)
In this paper we show that the long-run stock and bond volatility and the long-run stock–bond correlation depend on macroeconomic uncertainty. We use the mixed data sampling (MIDAS) econometric approach. The findings are in accordance with the flight-to-quality phenomenon when macroeconomic uncertainty is high. 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.(More)
Like the stock market, the human capital market consists of a wide range of assets, i.e. educations. Each young individual chooses the educational asset that matches his preferred combination of risk and return in terms of future income. A unique register-based data set with exact information on type and level of education enables us to focus on the shared(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a heterogeneous disease most frequently caused by KATP-channel (ABCC8 and KCNJ11) mutations, with neonatal or later onset, variable severity, and with focal or diffuse pancreatic involvement as the two major histological types. CHI confers a high risk of neurological impairment; however, sparsely studied(More)
though 1990 marked the 25th anniversary of the American };. Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF), organized research efforts in the profession have been undelway for several decades. Previous articles in this series have highlighted developments in praerice and education over the past 40 years, in which the years 1949 and 1989 have been compared. Dramatic(More)
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