Search for dissertations about: "Björn Öckert"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Björn Öckert.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University

    Author : Björn Öckert; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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