Search for dissertations about: "Childcare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the word Childcare.

  1. 1. The (in)effectiveness of financial incentive on fertility behaviour : Childcare –a safety net for children?

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Aino-Maija Aalto; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childcare; Health of children; Unemployment; Quasi-experiment; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Is childcare a safety net for vulnerable children? This paper investigates the role of childcare for the health outcomes of children whose parents are unemployed. Exploiting time variation in childcare access resulting from a reform requiring Swedish municipalities to provide childcare also for children with unemployed parents, we estimate causal effects on health, as measured by register data on hospitalizations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Playing practices in school-age childcare An action research project in Sweden and England

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Eva Kane; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Play; school-age childcare practice; action research; practice architecture; becoming; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Playing is a common part of children’s leisure time, and with children spending an increasing amount of this time in school-age childcare, in both Sweden and England, staff have the responsibility to facilitate play. The way play is conceptualised by staff may lead to different aspects of play being facilitated. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incentives and Inequalities in Family and Working Life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Aino-Maija Aalto; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Career Choices; Role Models; STEM; Childcare; Child Health; Unemployment; Quasi-Experiment; Parental Leave Reform; Labour Market Participation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Same-gender teachers may affect educational preferences by acting as role models for their students. I study the importance of the gender composition of teachers in math and science during lower secondary school on the likelihood to continue in math-intensive tracks in the next levels of education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Anna Norén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. READ MORE

  5. 5. Governing Welfare The third sector and the challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

    University dissertation from Östersund : Mid Sweden Univ

    Author : Johan Vamstad; Mittuniversitetet.; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Welfare State; Third Sector; Childcare; Challenges to the Welfare State; Civil Society;

    Abstract : The overall issue addressed in this thesis is the challanges to the Swedish welfare state. This topic has been the subject of several different interpretations in the academic as well as political debate in Sweden over the last decade. READ MORE