Search for dissertations about: "family size economic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the words family size economic.

  1. 1. When Belongings Secure Credit… : Pawning and Pawners in Interwar Borås

    Author : Tony Kenttä; Sofia Murhem; Göran Ulväng; Dan Bäcklund; Mats Olsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pawning; Pawners; Pawnshops; Credit; Consumption Credit; Debt; Working class; Workers; Life Cycle; Gender; Borås; interwar; Pantsättning; Pantlån; Pantbanker; Kredit; Konsumtionskrediter; Skuld; Arbetarklass; Arbetare; Livscykel; Genus; Borås; mellankrigstiden; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with pawning primarily from the perspective of the pawners. It utilises two samples from the ledgers of a municipal pawnshop in Borås in western Sweden, from 1922/23 and 1932/33. Its aim is to deal with the relation between the material and financial side of pawning as well as the causes behind pawning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Housing policy and family formation

    Author : Cecilia Enström Öst; Thomas Lindh; Henry Ohlsson; Mats Wilhelmsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing economics; housing policy; family formation; housing tenure; homeownership; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper addresses the impact on housing consumption of a decrease in housing allowance among single recipient parents living in rental apartments. We take advantage of an imposed limit on the recipients’ dwelling size in the Swedish housing allowance reform in 1996-1997 that can be argued to be close to a natural experiment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Family Firms and Firm Growth Barriers

    Author : Johan Karlsson; Dan Johansson; Magnus Lodefalk; Fredrik Andersson; David Audretsch; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; family firm; family ownership; firm growth; institutions; perceived growth barriers;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the implications of family ownership and perceived growth barriers for firm decision-making and performance. The first article examines the inclusion of family business in economics doctoral programs in the United States and Sweden, as well as the views of professors and textbook authors and research on family business. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays in education and family economics

    Author : Krzysztof Karbownik; Björn Öckert; Erik Plug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teacher mobility; labor supply; gender preferences; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper 1: This paper examines the determinants of teacher turnover using matched employee-employer panel data from Swedish lower and upper secondary schools in a market-oriented institutional environment with a growing private sector and individually negotiated wages. I find statistically significant and robust negative correlations between mobility and monetary compensations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Family matters : Essays in Applied Microeconomics

    Author : Sara Mikkelsen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Portfolio choice; Wealth; Children; Fertility; Consumption; Mobility; Paternity leave; Gender; Education; STEM; Sex composition; Twins; Income;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers in applied microeconomics with family as a common theme. The first paper documents how the financial portfolios of parents change in response to the birth of a child. READ MORE