Sökning: "grain prices"

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  1. 1. Den dolda transitionen : om ett demografiskt brytningsskede i det tidiga 1700-talets Sverige The Hidden Transition. A Demographic Long-term Change in Early 18th Century Sweden

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Daniel Larsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history; Sweden; transition; crop failure; demography; 17th century; 18th century; nuptiality; mortality; fertility; diseases; parish register; Tabellverket; Great Northern War; demographic change; grain prices;

    Sammanfattning : Historical agricultural and economical research indicates that the extensive changes in society that occurred in Sweden (within agriculture, trade, landownership and production) at the end of Sweden's Time of Greatness in 1720 should have noticeably affected the living conditions of the population. A systematic study that compares the 17th and 18th century's demography has however still not been made. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Scarred for Life. How conditions in early life affect socioeconomic status, reproduction and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813-1968

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Författare :Luciana Quaranta; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early life; selection and scarring; diet and disease; life course; historical demography; southern Sweden; 19th and 20th century;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this doctoral thesis is to contribute to the debate on the importance of diet and disease in explaining the mortality decline and the general literature of the long-term effects of early life conditions. Using individual-level data from Southern Sweden for 1813 to 1968, this work measures the impacts of grain prices during the foetal stage and infant mortality rates during the year of birth on mortality over the full life course, as well as on female socioeconomic status attainment and reproductive health. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Norway spruce heartwood properties related to outdoor use

    Detta är en avhandling från Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Författare :Karin Sandberg; [2009]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Forestry; agricultural sciences and landscape planning - Wood fibre and forest products; Skogs- och jordbruksvetenskap samt landskapsplanering - Träfiber- och virkeslära; Wood Technology; Träteknik;

    Sammanfattning : Degradation of wood is a complex problem dependent on many parameters, but especially the presence of excessive amounts of water causes many problems.The objective of this work was to study the influence of various parameters on water absorption and desorption in Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Food consumption, paternalism and economic policy

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Nationalekonomi

    Författare :Linda Thunström; Thomas Aronsson; Magnus Johannesson; [2008]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food consumption; food characteristics; health; willingness-to-pay; habit persistence; preference heterogeneity; taxation; subsidies; quasi-hyperbolic discounting; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of a summary and four papers, concerned with food consumption, behavior associated with overconsumption of food and analysis of the economic policy reforms designed to improve health.Paper [I] estimates a hedonic price model on breakfast cereal, crisp bread and potato product data. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Leaving Home in a Peasant Society. Economic Fluctuations, Household Dynamics and Youth Migration in Southern Sweden, 1829-1866

    Detta är en avhandling från Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Martin Dribe; [2000]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic history; historical demography; economic stress; migration; family strategy; longitudinal analysis; leaving home; event-history analysis; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Sammanfattning : This study deals with the process of children leaving home and its interactions with the household economy in preindustrial society. A theoretical model of leaving home is outlined and then analyzed multivariately, using a longitudinal micro-level dataset for a sample of parishes in western Scania, Sweden, for the period 1829-1866. LÄS MER