Search for dissertations about: "demographic"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 582 swedish dissertations containing the word demographic.

  1. 6. Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics

    Author : Hans Grönqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1: (co-written with Olof Åslund) We study the impact of family size on intermediate and long-term outcomes using twin births as an exogenous source of varia¬tion in family size in an unusually rich dataset. Similar to recent studies, we find no evidence of a causal effect on long-term outcomes and show that not taking selection effects into account will likely overstate the effects. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier, Umeå universitet

    Author : Leonardo Fusè; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 19th century; Demographic transition; Sundsvall; Sweden; Family planning; Household structure; Industrialization; Life-course analysis; Living arrangements; Old age; Social history; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Demography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  3. 8. Essays on demographic factors and housing markets

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marie Heiborn; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays on demographic variables and housing markets.Essay I analyses the impact of demographic changes on housing demand. A demographic demand variable is constructed out of the age structure of housing demand and the age composition of the population. READ MORE

  4. 9. Shared practices social networks and fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition, 1850-1950

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

    Author : Johan Junkka; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical demography; fertility transition; social interaction; social network; voluntary associations; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how social interactions influenced the fertility decline during the Swedish demographic transition between 1850 and 1950. This, to gain insights into how and why norms and values affected married couples' birth control practices, and how this shaped the fertility decline. READ MORE

  5. 10. Closing the gap applying health and socio-demographic surveillance to complex health transitions in South and sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Stephen M Tollman; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demographic surveillance system; health transition; mortality transition; fertility transition; health policy; primary health care; South Africa; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Epidemiology; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: The challenge of research in resource-poor settings remains a profound concern and is closely linked to African social development. Work of this thesis spans the end of apartheid and first decade of the democratic era in South Africa, along with emergence of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. READ MORE