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  1. 1. Essays on Consumption : - Aggregation, Asymmetry and Asset Distributions

    Författare :Mårten Bjellerup; Jan Ekberg; Katarina Juselius; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aggregate consumption; Aggregation; Asymmetry; Wealth distribution; Income distribution; Concavity; Permanent Income Hypothesis; Buffer stock saving; Precautionary saving; consumption; saving; Euler equation; error correction; skew-t distribution; gamma distribution; dispersion; non-linear model; durable goods; nondurable goods; household level data; consumption function; marginal propensity to consume; current resources; consumption expenditure; life-cycle model; univariate test; multivariate test; Sweden; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The dissertation consists of four self-contained essays on consumption. Essays 1 and 2 consider different measures of aggregate consumption, and Essays 3 and 4 consider how the distributions of income and wealth affect consumption from a macro and micro perspective, respectively. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Lung function in smokers - Aspects on COPD diagnosis and associations to atherosclerosis and alcohol consumption

    Författare :Sophia Frantz; Malmö Klinisk fysiologi; []

    Sammanfattning : Smoking is the most common and important risk factor for reduced lung function. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects mainly smokers and is characterized by airflow obstruction, assessed using one of two major diagnostic spirometric criteria. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Two Essays on Relative Consumption

    Författare :Fredrik W. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; relative consumption; marginal degree of positionality; choice experiments; questionnaire-experimental methods;

    Sammanfattning : First paper: Consumption Theory with Reference Dependent Utility: Its Impact on Marginal Propensity to Consume This paper presents a closed form consumption function for an individual when he derives utility from his own previous and current consumption and from the previous consumption of his relevant others. I show that the individual's marginal propensity to consume (MPC) is smaller than the MPC under the permanent income hypothesis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on Inequality, Insolvency and Innovation

    Författare :Paula Roth; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inequality; Relative Deprivation; Consumption; Household Debt; Risk-sharing; Social Comparison; Status; Conspicuous Consumption; Innovation; Occupational Choice; Insolvency; Entrepreneurship; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : First Impressions Last – Does Inequality Increase Status Consumption and Household Debt? (with Elin Molin): Recent decades have seen an increase in income inequality and household debt-to-GDP ratios in many countries, and several studies have suggested that higher income inequality spurs borrowing among nonrich households through their preference to "Keep up with the Joneses". In this paper, we show that standard Keeping up with the Joneses utility functions cannot generate this relationship unless one imposes the implausible assumption that the rich are more impatient than the nonrich. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Framkallning : Skrift, konsumtion och sexualitet i Karin Boyes Astarte och Henry Parlands Sönder

    Författare :Caroline Haux; Ulf Olsson; Mats Jansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; writing; commodity; consumption; media analysis; gender; sexuality; Karin Boye; Henry Parland; skrift; varuform; konsumtion; medier; genus; sexualitet; Karin Boye; Henry Parland; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a comparative study in two novels which both try to understand modern life. The novels were both written between 1929 and 1930 as entries for the same major Nordic novel contest – Astarte in Sweden by Karin Boye, Sönder [To Pieces ]in Finland by the Finno-swedish author Henry Parland. LÄS MER