Search for dissertations about: "Consumption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2741 swedish dissertations containing the word Consumption.

  1. 1. Essays on Consumption : - Aggregation, Asymmetry and Asset Distributions

    Author : Mårten Bjellerup; Jan Ekberg; Katarina Juselius; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aggregate consumption; Aggregation; Asymmetry; Wealth distribution; Income distribution; Concavity; Permanent Income Hypothesis; Buffer stock saving; Precautionary saving; consumption; saving; Euler equation; error correction; skew-t distribution; gamma distribution; dispersion; non-linear model; durable goods; nondurable goods; household level data; consumption function; marginal propensity to consume; current resources; consumption expenditure; life-cycle model; univariate test; multivariate test; Sweden; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of four self-contained essays on consumption. Essays 1 and 2 consider different measures of aggregate consumption, and Essays 3 and 4 consider how the distributions of income and wealth affect consumption from a macro and micro perspective, respectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy consumption transition : final household energy consumption in the case of Sweden 1920-2010

    Author : Mikael Levin; Lars-Fredrik Andersson; Ann-Kristin Bergquist; Thomas Pettersson; Bengt Kriström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic history; households; energy transition; energy consumption; residential; electrical appliances; Carbon dioxide; emission; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines households’ final energy consumption over the long run by measuring their final energy use and examining how structural, institutional and economic factors affected the demand for energy in the residential sector during the period 1920-2010, a period covering the transition from traditional to fossil to renewable energy carriers. I believe that wider understanding of the historical energy transition and energy consumption within the residential sector might help us gain important insights into the long-run development and the factors affecting energy consumption among the households. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consuming for friendship : Children´s perceptions of relational consumption

    Author : Erika Lundby; Tapio Salonen; Carl Hult; Kristina Gustafsson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; Consumption; Economic Recourses; Economic Vulnerability; Friendship; Materialism; Money; Peers; Relational Consumption; Socialisation; Tweens.; Barn; Ekonomisk utsatthet; Ekonomiska resurser; Konsumtion; Materialism; Pengar; Relationell Konsumtion; Socialisering; Tweens; Vänskap.; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Swedish children have, from a historical perspective and compared with many other countries, greater economic resources and a higher material living standard. However, there is a widening gap between affluent and vulnerable households in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Constitution of Consumption : Food Labeling and the Politics of Consumerism

    Author : Carl Yngfalk; Torkild Thanem; Jacob Östberg; Avi Shankar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; power; Foucault; consumerism; consumption; consumer culture; institutions; markets; dialectical; food labeling; best before; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The power dynamics of consumerism is an important aspect of contemporary consumer culture. Within the field of marketing and consumption, consumer culture theory (CCT) tends to understand power in terms of agency, the ability of consumers to emancipate from a market infused by the culture of consumerism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of the Japanese Cultural Economy : Innovation and Creative Consumption

    Author : Jakob Nobuoka; Dominic Power; Anders Malmberg; Mark Lorenzen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Japan; Cultural Economy; Innovation; Consumption; Manga; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : What is the role of the consumer in the contemporary cultural economy? Where are culturaleconomy innovations and competitiveness created? This thesis aims to provide tentativeanswers to these questions by focusing on some illustrative examples from the Japanesecultural economy. However, rather than primarily describing firm strategies or industrialdynamics, emphasis is put on the places and practices of users. READ MORE