Search for dissertations about: "new home economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words new home economics.

  1. 1. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Author : Mounir Karadja; David Strömberg; Maria Petrova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. During the Age of Mass Migration, 30 million Europeans immigrated to the United States. We study the long-term political effects of this large-scale migration episode on origin communities using detailed historical data from Sweden. 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. Optimal Taxation in Search Equilibrium

    Author : Per Engström; Bertil Holmlund; Ann-Sofie Kolm; Torben Tranaes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Optimal Taxation; unemployment; search; unemployment benefits; home production; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm) develops a two-sector general equilibrium search model where ``goods'' are produced exclusively in the market and ”services” are produced both in the market and within the households. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public Policy, Household Finance and the Macroeconomy

    Author : Jakob Almerud; Paul Klein; David Domeij; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public policy; household finance; macroeconomics; numerical models; housing finance; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis contains four separate essays, spanning questions of the interaction between public policy, household finance and the macroeconomy. How does public policy affect macroeconomic outcomes, and the choices and welfare of households, and what are households’ optimal financial responses to changes in macroeconomic environments? Furthermore, the thesis includes a development of a method, which is helpful to answer questions like the ones stated above. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explorations in the New Economic Geography

    Author : Fredrik Gallo; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell ekonomi; International commerce; Majority Voting; Core-Periphery Model; Market Size Effect; Spatial Cournot Competition; Technological Lock-In; Technological Leapfrogging; Agglomeration; New Economic Geography;

    Abstract : The point of departure of this thesis is the rapidly growing research field known as the New Economic Geography (NEG). It consists of four chapters, one introductory chapter and three self-contained theoretical studies. The chapters may be summarised as follows. The first chapter gives a brief account of the NEG. READ MORE