Search for dissertations about: "Björn Öckert"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Björn Öckert.

  1. 1. We are (not) anonymous : Essays on anonymity, discrimination and online hate

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Anonymity; Discrimination; Hate; Applied Econometrics; Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Political Economics; Behavioral Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Haters gonna hate? - Anonymity, misogyny and hate against foreigners in online discussions on political topics. A crucial aspect of freedom of expression is anonymity, but anonymity is a contentious matter. It enables individuals to discuss without fear of repercussions, but anonymity can also lead to hateful writings threatening other's freedom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of higher education and the role of admission selection

    Author : Björn Öckert; Niels Westergård-Nielsen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Higher education; Sweden; Högskolan; antagning; Sverige; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study I Using Admission Selection Rules to Estimate the University Earnings Premium - A Regression-Discontinuity DesignThis study estimates the earnings premiums for university admission and graduation, using unique data from the admission selection process. Applicants and non-applicants for university in Sweden in 1982 are studied in terms of earnings in 1996. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding Intergenerational Mobility : Inequality, Student Aid and Nature-Nurture Interactions

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Mikael Lindahl; Björn Öckert; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intergenerational mobility; inequality; student aid; adult education; difference-in-differences; propensity scores; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: A body of evidence has emerged in the literature on intergenerational mobility documenting that unequal countries experience less social mobility: a relationship known as the Great Gatsby Curve. In this paper I estimate the Great Gatsby Curve within Sweden across 125 commuting zones and 20 cohorts, exploiting both cross-sectional and longitudinal variation. READ MORE

  4. 4. "The importance of nature-nurture interactions in skill formation: Evidence from a large sample of adoptees" and "Does inequality reduce mobility? The Great Gatsby Curve and its mechanisms​"

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Mikael Lindahl; Björn Öckert; Torsten Santavirta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  5. 5. Essays in education and family economics

    Author : Krzysztof Karbownik; Björn Öckert; Erik Plug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; teacher mobility; labor supply; gender preferences; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper 1: This paper examines the determinants of teacher turnover using matched employee-employer panel data from Swedish lower and upper secondary schools in a market-oriented institutional environment with a growing private sector and individually negotiated wages. I find statistically significant and robust negative correlations between mobility and monetary compensations. READ MORE