Search for dissertations about: "kinship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the word kinship.

  1. 1. Relatedness through kinship : the importance of family co-occurrence for firm performance

    Author : Evans Korang Adjei; Urban Lindgren; Rikard Eriksson; Rodrigo Basco; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; proximity dimension; agglomeration economies; family; family co-occurrence; family firm; region; firm performance; regional development; entrepreneurial capital; localized learning; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyse the effects of family co-occurrence and past familial relationships (inherited entrepreneurial abilities) on firm performance. This aim is motivated by the contemporary arguments that social relations (e.g. family ties) are important in the analysis of today’s space economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kinship and conflict : resource competition in a proto-cooperative species: the Siberian jay

    Author : Bohdan Olaf Sklepkovych; Tom Waite; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; zoologisk ekologi; Animal Ecology;

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  3. 3. Multigenerational Processes in Demography

    Author : Martin Kolk; Gunnar Andersson; Juho Härkönen; Michael Murphy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; demography; kinship; intergenerational transmission; multigenerational demography; fertility; grandparents; Sweden; distance; cultural evolution; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Contemporary social science research has often focused on nuclear family relationships, and has largely neglected kinship and family outside the nuclear household. In this doctoral thesis I explore demographic issues from a multigenerational perspective, using Swedish register data and mathematical modeling. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contract Choice and Trust in Informal Groundwater Markets

    Author : Yashodha Yashodha; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Output-shared contract; Fixed-price contract; Lab-in-field experiment; Random parameter model; Endogenous matching; Omitted variable bias; Trust; Altruism; Kinship;

    Abstract : Bargaining and Contract Choice: Evidence from Informal Groundwater Contracts Informal market arrangements are often in place when formal institutions are too weak to establish a formal mechanism for resource allocation. In this paper, we study informal groundwater contracts in India, in particular, the bargaining power of sellers and buyers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aram as the enemy friend : The ideological role of Aram in the composition of Genesis - 2 Kings

    Author : Carl-Johan Axskjöld; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Aram; Aram-Damascus; Aram-Zobah; Balaam; Ben-hadad; composition; Cushan-rishathaim; Davidic Empire; deuteronomistic history; Deuteronomy; double redaction hypothesis; Genesis; Hadadezer; Hazael; ideology; ideological; instrument; Judges; 1 and 2 Kings; kinship; Laban; Naaman; Numbers; redaction criticism; Rezin; Rezon; 1 and 2 Samuel; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the ideological role of Aram according to their representation in Genesis-2 Kings. This investigation shows that the functions and picture of Aram are more often positive than not. Genesis establishes the kinship between Aram and Israel, the patriarchs being obviously Arameans. READ MORE