Search for dissertations about: "housing economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the words housing economics.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Housing : tax treatment, prices, and macroeconomic implications

    Author : Markus Karlman; John Hassler; Per Krusell; Peter Englund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; macroeconomics; housing; house prices; mortgage interest deduction; marginal propensity to consume; welfare; heterogeneous agents; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Costly reversals of bad policies: the case of the mortgage interest deductionThis paper measures the welfare effects of removing the mortgage interest deduction under a variety of implementation scenarios. To this end, we build a life-cycle model with heterogeneous households calibrated to the U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consequences of Poor Housing : Essays on Urban and Health Economics

    Author : Fredrik Hansson; Matz Dahlberg; Che-Yuan Liang; Aline Bütikofer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urban; health; education; in utero; pollution; radiation; uranium; radon; housing prices; happiness; well-being; urbanization; growth; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Research shows that low fetal doses of radiation from nuclear catastrophes and atmospheric test bombings of nuclear weapons cause cognitive birth defects. These events are uncommon and the radioactive isotopes they create rarely reach harmful levels in nature. READ MORE

  5. 5. Empirical Essays on Housing Allowance, Housing Wealth, and Aggregate Consumption

    Author : Jie Chen; Rune Wigren; Zan Yang; Geoffrey Meen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; housing allowance; housing policy; tenure choice; homeownership; endogeneity; 2SCMLP; welfare trap effect; difference-in-difference; interaction effect; housing wealth; VECM; permanent-transitory; variance decomposition; wealth effect; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of four self-contained essays.Essay I (with Cecilia Enström Öst) investigates whether housing allowance affects recipients’ tenure choice in Sweden. READ MORE