Optimal Foraging Theory

Science / Marine Biology / Optimal Foraging Theory: A theory designed to predict the foraging behavior that maximizes food intake per unit time

Organizational Behavior Modification Theory

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Organizational Behavior Modification Theory: A motivational theory suggesting that an individual will behave in a manner that helps him or her avoid potential negative outcomes and achieve agreeable outcomes. MORE

Optimal Redemption Provision

Business / Finance / Optimal Redemption Provision: Provision of a bond indenture that governs the issuer's ability to call the bonds for redemption prior to their scheduled maturity date. MORE

Optimal Portfolio

Business / Finance / Optimal Portfolio: An efficient portfolio most preferred by an investor because its risk/reward characteristics approximate the investor's utility function. A portfolio that maximizes an investor's preferences with resp MORE

Preferred Habitat Theory

Business / Finance / Preferred Habitat Theory: A biased expectations theory that believes the term structure reflects the expectation of the future path of interest rates as well as risk premium. The theory rejects the assertion that the risk prem MORE

Presidential Election Cycle Theory

Business / Finance / Presidential Election Cycle Theory: A theory that stock market trends can be predicted and explained by the four-year presidential election cycle. MORE

Pure Expectations Theory

Business / Finance / Pure Expectations Theory: A theory that asserts that forward rates exclusively represent the expected future rates. In other words, the entire term structure reflects the market's expectations of future short-term rates. For e MORE

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