Search for dissertations about: "Household structure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 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. 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

  5. 5. The economics of household packaging waste : norms, effectiveness and policy design

    Author : Olle Hage; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introduction and four self-contained papers, which all deal with the economic effectiveness of the Swedish producer responsibility for packaging materials. Paper I analyzes the determinants of household packaging recycling efforts in Sweden by employing data on households' self-reported behavior. READ MORE