Search for dissertations about: "income"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 903 swedish dissertations containing the word income.

  1. 1. Others’ income, one’s own fate How income inequality, relative social position and social comparisons contribute to disparities in health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Alexander Miething; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social inequality; health; income; subjective social position; income satisfaction; relative deprivation; Sweden; Germany; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to contribute to a greater understanding of how social inequalities in health evolve causally and to explore the missing links between social position and health in different social and economic contexts.A premise in the thesis is that in affluent societies, not only material aspects and purchasing power linked to income and social positions are important explanations for the health of individuals, but also the relative socio-economic standards in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Income Risk and Inequality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Karl Harmenberg; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; income risk; income inequality; consumption; durable goods; cyclical skewness; top-income inequality; gender gap; glass ceiling; assortative mating; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Consumption Dynamics under Time-Varying Unemployment Risk We study the response of households' demand for durable goods to fluctuations in unemployment risk. First, using survey data, we document that household durable expenditures react strongly to unemployment risk, while the effect on nondurable expenditures is indistinguishable from zero. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estimating income inequality : large sample inference in finite populations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Arne Sandström; Stockholms universitet.; [1983]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; order statistics and concomitant of order statistics; functionals; stochastic differentials; weighted empirical distribution function; income inequality; Gini coefficient;

    Abstract : During the last decades the interest in measuring income inequality has substantially increased. In this work we consider measures related to the Lorenz Curve, e g the Gini coefficient. These measures are decomposable^ g the inequality in disposable income can be assigned to various income sources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Immigrants' income and family migration

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Saman Rashid; Mittuniversitetet.; Mittuniversitetet.; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Immigrants; income family; Economics; nationalekonomi; Immigrant; wage earnings; labour participation; family income; family investments; intenal migration; immigrant women; family migration;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three papers studying the economic situation of immigrants in Sweden in terms of wage earnings, labor participation and family internal migration.Paper [I] (http://www.econ.umu. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income, Energy Taxation, and the Environment An Econometric analysis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för nationalekonomi, Umeå universitet

    Author : Tarek Ghalwash; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Household consumption; energy demand; emissions; rebound effect; energy taxation; tax elasticities Environmental services; income elasticities; Engel Curves; income distribution.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four papers: two of them deal with the relationship between consumption, energy taxation, and emissions on macro level, and two of them focuses on the effects of changes in consumption and income on the environmental quality on a micro level.The main objective of paper [I] is to examine how exogenous technological progress, in terms of an increase in energy efficiency, affects consumption choice by Swedish households and thereby emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx). READ MORE