Search for dissertations about: "household migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words household migration.

  1. 1. Economic Influences on Migration in Sweden

    Author : Olle Westerlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interregional migration; labor market; household migration; labor mobility; local public sector; mobility grant; tax base; self selection; migration; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I]- Household Migration and the Local Public Sector: Evidence from Sweden, 1981-1984 (co-authored with Michael L. Wyzan), contains an empirical explo­ration of the nexus between variables related to the local public sector budget and migration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economics of Migration

    Author : Peter Karpestam; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time; Simulations; Remittances; Panel Data; Multiplier Effects; Migration; The Labor Market; Education; Informal and Formal Sectors;

    Abstract : Abstract Population movements are more substantial today than at any other point in human history. If managed effectively, migration can be beneficial for all aspects of social and economic life. This thesis contains four papers, all of which are related to the economic consequences and determinants of migration, within and across countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Striving against adversity. : the dynamics of migration, health and poverty in rural South Africa

    Author : Mark A Collinson; Peter Byass; Gunnar Malmberg; Kathleen Kahn; Michael White; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; migration; temporary migration; permanent migration; refugee settlement; socioeconomic status; HIV transmission; adult mortality; child mortaality; returning to die; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract :  Background: The study is based in post-apartheid South Africa and looks at the health and well being of households in the rural northeast. Temporary migration remains important in South Africa because it functions as a mainstay for income and even survival of rural communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reducing household waste : A social practice perspective on Swedish household waste prevention

    Author : Mimmi Bissmont; Kerstin Sandell; Hans Bertil Wittgren; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis studies household waste prevention from a social scienceperspective. Swedish waste management is efficient in handling wastebut has not succeeded in reducing its quantities, even though theissue of waste prevention is being raised at both international andnational levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Marriage, money and migration

    Author : Johanna Åström; Olle Westerlund; Nina Smith; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional migration; two earner households; marriage; education; human capital spillover; specialization; assortative mating; remarriage; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of a summary and four self-contained papers.Paper [I] examines the effects of interregional migration on gross earnings in married and cohabiting couples. In particular, we examine the link between education level and income gains. READ MORE