Search for dissertations about: "Household structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words Household structure.

  1. 1. Distribution and Differences : Stratification and the System of Reproduction in a Swedish Peasant Community 1620-1820

    Author : Jonas Lindström; Maria Ågren; Jan Lindegren; Carl-Johan Gadd; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Peasant; stratification; inequality; reproduction; resources; distribution; social mobility; household; family; community; landholding; principles; conditions; social structure; feudalism; early modern period; Björskog; Sweden; agrarian history; social history; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the character, conditions and change of peasant stratification in early modern Sweden. Wherever and whenever one looks, one finds that resources were unevenly spread among peasant households. In the literature, there are different, and conflicting, views compatible with this finding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving energy efficiency in logistics systems: On the road to environmental sustainability

    Author : Jessica Wehner; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road freight transport; service modularity; service logic; logistics fulfilment; Capacity utilisation; point of consumption; first mile; service blueprint; household waste; distribution structure; system levels; systems perspective; value co-creation; last mile;

    Abstract : Logistics are essential to efficiently managing the flow of materials and products between various nodes that operate in multiple systems. In that process, the activities of moving and storing materials and products, especially through road freight transport, consume significant energy resources and emit greenhouse gases that harm the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parents, children and their families : living arrangements of old people in the XIX century, Sundsvall region, Sweden

    Author : Leonardo Fusè; Sören Edvinsson; Hans Nilsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 19th century; Demographic transition; Sundsvall; Sweden; Family planning; Household structure; Industrialization; Life-course analysis; Living arrangements; Old age; Social history; Demography; Demografi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the intergenerational coresidence during the nineteenth century. The main focus is placed on the possible differences in the coresidences among parents and children and whether demographic transition and industrialization changed this relation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Patterns of Persistence : Intergenerational mobility and Sweden's social structure 1865-2015

    Author : Elien van Dongen; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; intergenerational persistence; social mobility; social stratification; social structure; gender; surname type; pre-industrial social strata; occupational status; social class; institutions of family and work; institutions for equal opportunities; Sweden; full-count censuses; register data;

    Abstract : In all times, societies have known social hierarchies and boundaries between individuals and groups with distinct social characteristics. The extent to which such hierarchies and boundaries are consequential for life outcomes and persist over time differs between societies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies in growth and household allocation

    Author : Frida Widmalm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1 Using pooled cross-sectional data from 23 OECD countries, between 1965 and 1990, I find evidence that the tax structure affects economic growth. Specifically, the proportion of tax revenue raised by taxing personal income has a negative correlation with economic growth. READ MORE