Search for dissertations about: "Helena Svaleryd"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Helena Svaleryd.

  1. 1. Essays in finance, trade and politics

    Author : Helena Svaleryd; Robin Burgess; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Financial systems; Financial markets; Trade policy; Local government; gender; Sweden; Finansiella marknader; Handelsteori; Handelspolitik; Kommunal ekonomi; genusaspekter; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in economics:Financial markets, industrial specialization and comparative advantage. Evidence from OECD countries. Due to underlying technological and organizational differences, industries differ in their need for external finance. READ MORE

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

    Author : Aino-Maija Aalto; Helena Svaleryd; Oskar Nordström Skans; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Aino-Maija Aalto; Helena Svaleryd; Anders Forslund; Kristiina Huttunen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Family, Neighborhoods, and Health : Conditions for the Development of Human Capabilities

    Author : Evelina Björkegren; Helena Svaleryd; Hans Grönqvist; Erik Plug; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; Inequality; Mortality; Intergenerational Mobility; Birth-order; Neighborhoods; Birth; Childhood; Youth; Capabilities; Education; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: We use data from a large sample of adoptees born in Sweden to decompose the intergenerational persistence in health inequality across generations into one pre-birth component, measured by the biological parents’ longevity, and one post-birth component, measured by the adopting parents’ longevity. We find that most of the health inequality is transmitted via pre-birth factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education, skills and gender : The impact of a grading reform and the business cycle on labor market outcomes

    Author : Charlotta Boström; Anne Boschini; Helena Svaleryd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; labor market; recessions; gender; ability; earnings; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in economics, all concerned with different aspects of education and labor market outcomes. The abstracts of the three studies are as follows.A flight of hurdles? Effects on graduation and long-term labor market outcomes of a nationwide grading reform. READ MORE