Search for dissertations about: "Gender gaps"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words Gender gaps.

  1. 1. Free Movement of Persons and Social Security : Gender Implications of EC Regulation 1408/71

    Author : Vicki Paskalia; Ulf Bernitz; Philippa Watson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Free Movement; Social Security; Co-ordination; European Community; Gender; European law; EU-rätt;

    Abstract : The application of Regulation 1408/71 establishing a system of co-ordination of social security within the framework of the European Community is based on two criteria: economic activity and family/marriage. Work interruptions challenge the invocation of economic activity as an effective basis for social security rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sick of Work? : Questions of Class, Gender and Self-Rated Health

    Author : Sara Kjellsson; Erik Bihagen; Charlotta Magnusson; Magnus Nermo; Espen Dahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Class; Gender; Health inequality; Self-rated health; Musculoskeletal pain; Psychiatric distress; Working conditions; Accumulation; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines two aspects of social inequalities in health with three empirical studies that are based on the Swedish Level of Living survey (LNU): The relationship between accumulated occupational class positions during adulthood and health and the class-specific nature of gender differences in health. Previous research continuously finds that there are health differences by class and gender, but less is known about the extent to which accumulated class experiences in adulthood are related to health or how gender differences vary by class. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Labor Market Disparities and Discrimination : Immigration, Education and Gender

    Author : Gülay Özcan; Mahmood Arai; Nabanita Datta Gupta; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; education; employment; discrimination; gender wage gap; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows. Do Host Country Educations Even Out the Playing Field? Immigrant-Native Labor Market Gaps in Sweden This study follows a cohort of students from Swedish compulsory school graduation in 1988 until 2002 to document differences in education, including grades and field of education, and labor market outcomes between immigrants and natives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Empirical Development Economics: Education, Health and Gender

    Author : Martina Björkman; Jakob Svensson; Paul Gertler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; development economics; applied microeconometrics; education; health; gender; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical essays in development economics on education, health and gender."Income Shocks and Gender Gaps in Education: Evidence from Uganda" uses exogenous variation in rainfall across districts in Uganda to estimate the causal effects of household income shocks on children's enrollment and cognitive skills conditional on gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethnic Discrimination, Name Change and Labor Market Inequality : Mixed approaches to ethnic exclusion in Sweden

    Author : Moa Bursell; Carl le Grand; Gunn Birkelund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ethnicity; ethnic discrimination; employment gaps; field experiment; correspondence test; gender; sex segregation; name change; stigma; pragmatic assimilation; mixed methods; Sweden; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four empirical studies on ethnic integration in the Swedish labor market. Studies I-III draw on a field experiment testing ethnic discrimination in the hiring process. READ MORE