Search for dissertations about: "housing risks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words housing risks.

  1. 1. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Urban Housing Markets in China

    Author : Yongzhou Hou; Björn Hårsman; Hans Lind; Viggo Nordvik; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing; urban China; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on problems of prices and risks in the housing markets of urban China. What drives the dynamics of housing prices across regions is not only of great interest for academic researchers but also of first importance for policy makers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Housing Market Dynamics

    Author : Sviatlana Engerstam; Abukar Warsame; Mats Wilhelmsson; Peter Palm; KTH; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; House prices; new construction; institutional environments; Swedish apartment market; Huspriser; nybyggnation; institutionell miljö; Svenska bostadsmarknaden; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : The dynamics of housing markets constitute a complex phenomenon. The body of research is vast and includes thousands of studies done on the national and international level. Empirical evidence indicates that housing markets differ in local institutional arrangements and that these might affect the ways they develop over time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corruption risks in a mature democracy : Mechanisms of social advantage and danger zones for corruption

    Author : Emanuel Wittberg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Benjamin Jarvis; Karl Wennberg; Stefan Svallfors; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corruption; Corruption risks; Mature democracy; Analytical sociology;

    Abstract : Researchers have repeatedly found that corruption has a wide range of negative consequences, not least in developing countries where corruption typically constitutes an endemic part of people’s lives. However, much less is known about the prevalence and effects of corruption in mature democracies. READ MORE

  5. 5. In the Name of Energy Efficiency : Justice and energy poverty in the energy transition of Swedish housing

    Author : Jenny von Platten; Avdelningen för Byggnadsfysik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy transition; Housing; Justice; Energy poverty; Economic inequality; Flexibility;

    Abstract : The energy transition of housing is accelerating in parallel with economic inequality reaching historically high levels. There is thus an opportunity to reduce inequalities in living conditions, but also a risk that the costs of the transition are unequally distributed and aggravate existing inequalities. READ MORE