Search for dissertations about: "youth crime"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words youth crime.

  1. 1. Public Expenditures and Youth Crime

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lars Lindvall; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Economics; youth crime; public expenditures; school quality; school expenditures; leisure expenditures; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation comprises three essays on public expenditures and youth crime.Essay 1 deals with the modelling of youths’ criminal behavior and analyzes the public decision to allocate resources to school and leisure activities. First, an individual time allocation model with a choice set containing school, leisure and crime is set up. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indirect effects of unemployment and low earnings : Crime and children's school performance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Nilsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays that consider indirect effects of unemployment and low earnings on crime and children’s school performance. The first essay, Crime, unemployment and labor market programs in turbulent times (joint with Jonas Agell), investigates the effect of unemployment and participation in labor market programs, in general and among youth, on Swedish crime rates using a new panel data set for Swedish municipalities for the period 1996-2000. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognition in interned adolescents aspects of executive functions and training

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olov Nordvall; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interned youth; adolescence; antisocial behavior; executive functions; cognitive training; transfer; performance-based measures; self-assessment; impulsivity; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines adolescents with a history of antisocial behavior with a focus on investigating executive functioning, impulsivity and experiences of everyday executive problems. The thesis further investigates the associations between self-reported and performance-based measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alcohol-related health problems and crime : studies on the long-term consequences of increased alcohol availability and unemployment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Emelie Thern; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The well-being of young people with respect to health and life opportunities is of high importance in society. This thesis examines the long-term adverse consequences of two periods in Sweden marked by high vulnerability for young people; one period with a drastic increase in alcohol availability for young people and one period with exceptionally high youth unemployment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prevention and Treatment of Externalizing Behaviour Problems in Children through Parenting Interventions An Application of Health Economic Methods

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Filipa Sampaio; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; parenting interventions; externalizing behaviour problems; conduct problems; conduct disorder; health economics; cost-effectiveness; prevention; treatment; Child and Youth Psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The early onset of externalizing behaviour problems (EBP) is associated with negative outcomes later in life, such as poor mental health, substance use, crime, and unemployment. Some children also develop conduct disorder (CD), entailing a high disease and economic burden for both individuals and society. READ MORE