Search for dissertations about: "Income mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words Income mobility.

  1. 1. Inequality, Poverty and Income Mobility - Studies based om micro data for the city of Göteborg, Sweden, 1925-2003

    Author : Birgitta Jansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Micro data; Panel data; Poverty traps; Income distribution; Inequality; Top incomes; Welfare state; Household disposable income; Income mobility; Intragenerational mobility; Intergenerational mobility; Socioeconomic mobility;

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  2. 2. Essays on intergenerational income mobility, geographical mobility, and education

    Author : Stefanie Heidrich; Thomas Aronsson; David Granlund; Magnus Wikström; Markus Jäntti; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; optimal taxation; social norms; intergenerational mobility; regional analysis; multilevel model; child human capital development; moving costs; simulation of income paths; lifetime income; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and the following four self-contained papers:In Paper [I] we analyze the implications of social identity and self-categorization for optimal redistributive income taxation. A two-type model is supplemented by an assumption that individuals select themselves into social categories, in which norms are formed and education effort choices partly depend on these norms. READ MORE

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

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Mikael Lindahl; Björn Öckert; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Family matters : Essays in Applied Microeconomics

    Author : Sara Mikkelsen; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Portfolio choice; Wealth; Children; Fertility; Consumption; Mobility; Paternity leave; Gender; Education; STEM; Sex composition; Twins; Income;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained papers in applied microeconomics with family as a common theme. The first paper documents how the financial portfolios of parents change in response to the birth of a child. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lifting All Boats? The Evolution of Income and Wealth Inequality over the Path of Development

    Author : Daniel Waldenström; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Income distribution; Top incomes; Wealth inequality; Intergenerational mobility; Income taxation; Economic history;

    Abstract : Does a rising tide lift all boats? This question – that is, to what extent does improvements of the general economy benefit all – is central to the study of economics and history. From fundamental issues about whether market forces have an innate tendency to increase or decrease differences in economic outcomes, to much debated questions about the effects of government policies, distributional concerns are always present. READ MORE