Search for dissertations about: "Bertil Holmlund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Bertil Holmlund.

  1. 1. Essays on Unemployment Insurance Design

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Susanne Ek; Bertil Holmlund; Per Engström; Knut Røed; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper adds to the literature on the effects of unemployment insurance (UI) on post-unemployment outcomes. A vast literature has established a relationship between the generosity of UI and unemployment duration. However, little is known about the impact of UI benefits on subsequent labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimal Taxation in Search Equilibrium

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Per Engström; Bertil Holmlund; Ann-Sofie Kolm; Torben Tranaes; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Optimal Taxation; unemployment; search; unemployment benefits; home production; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm) develops a two-sector general equilibrium search model where ``goods'' are produced exclusively in the market and ”services” are produced both in the market and within the households. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Labor Economics: Education, Employment, and Gender

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Qian Liu; Bertil Holmlund; Oskar Nordström Skans; Eskil Wadensjö; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay I, co-authored with Bertil Holmlund and Oskar Nordström Skans, offers evidence on how delayed transitions to higher education (“gap years”) affect subsequent earnings and lifetime earnings. We exploit rich Swedish register data and find that postponement of higher education is associated with a persistent and non-trivial earnings penalty. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on economic outcomes of immigrants and homosexuals

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Lina) Lina (current name Aldén Andersson; Mats Hammarstedt; Bertil Holmlund; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour supply; Labour force participation; Policy evaluation; Immigrants; Self-employment; Intergenerational transmission; Occupational choice; Earnings; Sexual orientation; Discrimination; Field experiment; Housing market; Internet.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five essays on the economic outcomes of immigrants and homosexuals on the labour and housing market.Essay I evaluates the effect of an in-work benefit on the labour supply of single immigrant women by means of simulation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Development and Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Niklas Bengtsson; Bertil Holmlund; Jakob Svensson; [2009]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay I. This essay uses time-series of rainfall to estimate the response of body weight to transitory changes in household income in rural Tanzania. The response is positive on average, but is markedly higher among female children. READ MORE