Search for dissertations about: "Discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 405 swedish dissertations containing the word Discrimination.

  1. 1. Social Hierarchies, Prejudice, and Discrimination

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Alexandra Snellman; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Psychology; Social dominance orientation; Prejudice; Discrimination; Ethnicity; Gender; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on three papers where I examine some aspects of ethnic and gender-based prejudice and discrimination in hierarchical situations. In Paper I, the existence of ethnic hierarchies in Sweden is explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Discrimination in Hiring

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Växjö universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnic discrimination; sex discrimination; sex segregation; correspondence testing; situation testing; field experiments; hiring; job search; exit from unemployment; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on discrimination in hiring.Essay I (co-authored with Dan-Olof Rooth) present evidence of ethnic discrimination in the recruitment process by sending fictitious applications to real job openings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Discrimination and Corruption

    University dissertation from Institute for International Economics Studies

    Author : Gisela Waisman; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discrimination; Mobility; Wages; Unemployment; Vacancies; Corruption; Voting; ECB; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows."Do attitudes towards immigrants matter?" analyses the consequences of negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden. If attitudes changed from the average level to the most positive level, the wage earned by a well educated immigrant from a non developed country would increase by 12%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discrimination, Sickness Absence, and Labor Market Policy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Lagerström; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Economics; Discrimination; Unobserved heterogeneity; Absenteeism; Social experiment; Active labor market policy; Program evaluation; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays:Essay 1 (with Stefan Eriksson) investigates empirically whether being unemployed per se reduces the probability of getting contacted by a firm. Individuals registered at the Swedish employment offices post their qualifications in a database available to employers over the Internet. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Joakim Jansson; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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