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  1. 1. Essays on Growth, Political Economy and Development

    Författare :Abdulaziz B. Shifa; Per Krusell; Jakob Svensson; Kjetil Storesletten; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Growth; human capital transfer; productivity; catch-up; Urban bias; rural poverty; dictatorship; Agricultural growth; manufacturing growth; instrumental variable; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis has three self-contained articles.Economic growth and trade in human capital: A salient empirical pattern in the East Asian “miracle” is a large increase in output and factor accumulation despite  only a modest increase in TFP. I develop and calibrate a model of growth and catch-up to provide a possible explanation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Human growth patterns - with focus on pubertal growth and secular changes

    Författare :Anton Holmgren; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Growth; height; QEPS model; puberty; growth pattern; BMI; secular change; growth phases infancy childhood puberty ;

    Sammanfattning : Introduction: Human growth is a dynamic process, an indicator of health and disease. Previous used growth models have been limited in describing the pubertal growth spurt. Aim: The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge regarding human growth. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Population viability analysis for plants : practical recommendations and applications

    Författare :Satu Ramula; Kari Lehtilä; Patrik Dinnétz; Esa Ranta; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; demography; matrix population models; population viability analysis; population growth rate; stochastic models; Biology; Biologi;

    Sammanfattning : Population viability analysis (PVA) is commonly used in conservation biology to predict population viability in terms of population growth rate and risk of extinction. However, large data requirements limit the use of PVA for many rare and threatened species. LÄS MER

  4. 4. A contribution to population dynamics in space

    Författare :Nikias Sarafoglou; Å.E. Andersson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population growth; population age structure; migration; labour market; housing market; production function; stochastic differential equations; partial differential equations;

    Sammanfattning : Population models are very often used and considered useful in the policy-making process and for planning purposes. In this research I have tried to illuminate the problem of analysing population evolution in space by using three models which cover a wide spectrum of complementary methodologies:a The Hotell. LÄS MER

  5. 5. New Venture, Survival, Growth : Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    Författare :Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. LÄS MER