Search for dissertations about: "family size"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 250 swedish dissertations containing the words family size.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Family, Friend, or Foe? Essays in Empirical Microeconomics

    Author : Hilda Ralsmark; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Family size; earnings; health; twins; well-being; divorce law; media; social tolerance; hate crime;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four studies that deal with how individual outcomes are shaped by social interactions. The scope of the thesis ranges from relationships between individuals in what is arguably the most fundamental building block in society today — the family — to more generalized relationships between different groups in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family Background and Individual Achievement : Essays in Empirical Labour Economics

    Author : Lena Lindahl; Anders Björklund; Matthew Lindquist; Øivind Anti Nilsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Siblings; income; family background; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : College choice and subsequent earnings. Results using Swedish sibling data. This paper investigates the relationship between college choice and annual earnings, using within-family variation in college choice. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The cholecystokinin receptor family : molecular cloning and pharmacological characterization

    Author : Isabelle Nilsson; Dan Larhammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Cholecystokinin (CCK) and gastrin are hormones/neurotransmittors of the gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system. The receptors for gastrin and CCK are members of the G protein-coupled receptor family. The aim of this study was to clone and pharmacologically characterize vertebrate and invertebrate CCK receptors and splice variants. READ MORE