Search for dissertations about: "consumption expenditure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words consumption expenditure.

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

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Mårten Bjellerup; Växjö universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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. Green consumption energy use and carbon dioxide emission

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Eva Alfredsson; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Energy consumption; Carbon dioxide emission; Energy intensity; Carbon intensity; Life cycle assessment; Consumption patterns; Lifestyles; Systems analysis; Microsimulation modelling; Demography; Sustainability; Rebound effects; Substitution effects; Kulturgeografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the quantitative potential to reduce energy requirements and CO2 emissions through changed patterns of consumption, given unchanged levels of consumption expenditure. The thesis question is analysed using a systems analysis approach which in this case means that life cycle assessment data on energy requirements and CO2 emissions related to household consumption are combined with a financial and behavioural analysis to make sure that the budget constraint is kept and that both the first and second order effects of adopting a green consumption pattern are analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on energy expenditure in walking after stroke

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Anna Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gait; rehabilitation; assessment; physical therapy; oxygen consumption; body weight support; orthotic devices; physical activity;

    Abstract : Aims: The aims were to assess energy expenditure during different conditions, evaluate measurement methods and assess physical activity after stroke. Methods: In total 51 persons with stroke >6 months previously (mean age 56) and 24 reference persons participated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Poverty, Risk and Consumption Dynamics in Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Abebe Shimeles; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ethiopia; poverty; income distribution; policy simulations; poverty spells; vulnerability; chronic poverty; consumption risk; transitory shocks; liquidity constraints; poverty traps.;

    Abstract : Paper 1. This paper analysed the state of poverty and income distribution in rural and urban Ethiopia during 1994-2000. Poverty declined from 1994 to 1997, and then increased to 2000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Labor Economics and Consumer Behavior

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Marta Lachowska; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expenditure; Wage Formation; Outside Options; Hours of Work; Wage Differentials; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays on labor economics and consumption behavior.“Consumption and Information: A Study of Consumer Behavior using Daily Data” studies the joint dynamics of information and consumption using data on a daily frequency. READ MORE