Search for dissertations about: "ceiling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the word ceiling.

  1. 1. Essays on Income Risk and Inequality

    Author : Karl Harmenberg; Per Krusell; Fatih Guvenen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income risk; income inequality; consumption; durable goods; cyclical skewness; top-income inequality; gender gap; glass ceiling; assortative mating; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Consumption Dynamics under Time-Varying Unemployment Risk We study the response of households' demand for durable goods to fluctuations in unemployment risk. First, using survey data, we document that household durable expenditures react strongly to unemployment risk, while the effect on nondurable expenditures is indistinguishable from zero. READ MORE

  2. 2. ON THE EFFICIENCY OF DISPLACEMENT VENTILATION, with Particular Reference to the Influence of Human Physical Activity

    Author : Magnus Mattsson; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Displacement ventilation; Ventilation efficiency; Physical activity; Human activity; Movements; Transient behaviours; Ceiling height; Wall temperature.; Building engineering; Byggnadsteknik; Fluid mechanics; Strömningsmekanik;

    Abstract : The efficiency of room ventilation by the displacement principle was studied with respect to some influential factors, in particular that of physical activity. The study was experimental and performed in two full-scale test rooms, one of office-size and one of classroom-size. READ MORE

  3. 3. Immigrant Careers - Why Country of Origin Matters

    Author : Jonas Helgertz; Centrum för ekonomisk demografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income attainment; early-life; glass ceiling; occupational mobility; immigrants; labor market; Sweden; pre-migration characteristics; linguistic distance;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the labor market outcomes of a population of natives and immigrants in Sweden from 1968 and until 2001. Previous research has consistently pointed to the importance of an individual’s country of origin, without being able to fully explain why this is the case. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interactions between carbon and power markets in transition

    Author : Jörn Constantin Richstein; Mehrdad Ghandhari Alavijh; Margot P.C. Weijnen; Laurens J. de Vries; Remco Verzijlbergh; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; EU ETS; carbon market; investment; electricity; agent-based modelling; EMLab-Generation; price floor; price ceiling; price corridor; market stabil- ity reserve; MSR; Energy Technology; Energiteknik; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : In this research, several improvements to the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) were analysed. The EU ETS is a market for emission allowances and the European Union's main instrument for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (of which CO2 is the main component). READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Determinants of Individual Performance and Labor Market Outcomes

    Author : Olof Rosenqvist; Oskar Nordström Skans; Lena Hensvik; Ghazala Azmat; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Confidence; success; failure; performance; regression discontinuity design; golf; gender differences; glass ceiling; voting age; political knowledge; civic interest; dynamic effects; sickness absence; production disruption; coworker substitutes; hiring decisions; separations; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Oskar Nordström Skans): This paper provides field evidence on the causal impact of past successes on future performances. Since persistence in success or failure is likely to be linked through, potentially time-varying, ability it is intrinsically difficult to identify the causal effect of succeeding on the probability of performing well in the future. READ MORE