Search for dissertations about: "demography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 swedish dissertations containing the word demography.

  1. 1. Multigenerational Processes in Demography

    Author : Martin Kolk; Gunnar Andersson; Juho Härkönen; Michael Murphy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; demography; kinship; intergenerational transmission; multigenerational demography; fertility; grandparents; Sweden; distance; cultural evolution; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Contemporary social science research has often focused on nuclear family relationships, and has largely neglected kinship and family outside the nuclear household. In this doctoral thesis I explore demographic issues from a multigenerational perspective, using Swedish register data and mathematical modeling. READ MORE

  2. 2. Empirical Studies in Demography and Macroeconomics

    Author : Mattias Bruér; Thomas Lindh; David Canning; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Demography; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 examines the age-structure effects on Swedish inflation both within sample and out-of-sample. Within sample, time-series regressions indicate age structure to have significant explanatory power on Swedish inflation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parents, Children and Childbearing

    Author : Johan Dahlberg; Juho Härkönen; Gunnar Andersson; Jennifer S. Barber; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Demography; Sociology; Fertility; Intergenerational transmission; Intergenerational influences; Social background; Parental death; Timing of first birth; Mode of delivery; Sibling correlation; Event history analysis; Childlessness; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis provides a set of studies of social influences on fertility timing. Swedish register data are used to link individuals to their parents and siblings, thereby allowing the study of impacts of family of origin, social background, and parental death on fertility. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond a Second Demographic Transition? Fertility and family dynamics in Iceland

    Author : Ari Klængur Jónsson; Gunnar Andersson; Gerda Neyer; Daniele Vignoli; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Family demography; Fertility; Family formation; Cohabitation; Nonmarital childbearing; Marriage; Marital dissolution; Iceland; Demography; demografi;

    Abstract : This thesis serves to bring Iceland into the realm of Nordic family-demographic and fertility research. Based on event-history techniques applied to Iceland longitudinal register data, I provide an overview of contemporary family-demographic trends during the last few decades. The thesis consists of four empirical studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education, Pensions, and Demography

    Author : Jovan Žamac; Nils Gottfries; David de la Croix; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation comprises three essays on demography and intergenerational transfers.Essay 1 investigates the general equilibrium effects of a fertility shock under different intergenerational transfer schemes; where the workers provide for the young and the retired. READ MORE