Sökning: "Age of Mass Migration"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden Age of Mass Migration.

  1. 1. Essays on the Political Economy of Development

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Matti Mitrunen; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial policy; Structural change; Intergenerational mobility; War reparations; Inequality; Kuznets curve; Famine; Threat of revolution; Extension of the franchise; Assimilation; Age of Mass Migration; Patriotism; Nation building; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Structural Change and Intergenerational Mobility: Evidence from the Finnish War ReparationsThis paper presents evidence that government industrial policy can promote new industries, move labor out of agriculture into manufacturing, and have long-term effects via increased human capital accumulation and upward mobility. I use plausibly exogenous variation generated by the Finnish war reparations (1944-1952) that forced the largely agrarian Finland to give 5% of its yearly GDP to the Soviet Union in the form of industrial products. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Bad Death at Sandby borg A Bioarchaeological Analysis of Intergroup Violence and Postmortem Agency of Unburied Corpses

    Detta är en avhandling från Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Författare :Clara Alfsdotter; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sandby borg; Migration period; Iron age; Massacre; Mass violence; Conflict; Unburied corpses; Postmortem agency; Taphonomy; Archaeothanatology; Forensic taphonomy; Trauma; Öland; Treatment of corpses; Folkvandringstid; järnålder; Öland; obegravda kroppar; våld; massaker; politiseing av lik; tafonomi; arkeothanatologi; Humaniora; Humanities; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Sammanfattning : The subject of corpses from mass violence is surprisingly unexplored, even though the materiality of the corpse carries strong symbolic capital in conflicts. The aim of my PhD research is to create new knowledge about the implications of unburied corpses that stem from intergroup conflicts, and subsequently to add knowledge concerning how intergroup violence is organised to achieve desired social agendas. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On the Economics and Politics of Mobility

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Mounir Karadja; David Strömberg; Maria Petrova; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political economics; migration; development economics; microeconometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Body mass index, nutrition and parental migration : from birth to adolescence

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Institute of Environmental Medicine

    Författare :Mohsen Besharat Pour; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Childhood overweight and obesity is a major public health problem of the recent century. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the impact of parental migration background on childhood overweight and obesity and lifestyle in relation to socioeconomic position, and the possible role of factors such as perinatal characteristics and breastfeeding in BMI development among offspring of immigrant parents. LÄS MER

  5. 5. On the Move Essays on the Economic and Political Development of Sweden

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Författare :Erik Prawitz; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic development; political economics; migration; innovation; technological development; transport infrastructure; housing economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics. Their abstracts are presented below:Exit, Voice and Political Change: Evidence from Swedish Mass Migration to the United States. We study the political effects of mass emigration to the United States in the 19th century using data from Sweden. LÄS MER