Search for dissertations about: "Intergenerational transmission"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words Intergenerational transmission.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Modern men A Norwegian 30-year longitudinal study of intergenerational transmission and social change

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Margunn Bjørnholt; Örebro universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; fathering; intergenerational transmission; longitudinal qualitative research; masculinities; men; part-time; social change; work–family; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation addresses men and change, intergenerational transmission, historical change and agency, employing as a case a longitudinal follow-up study over two generations of men, where the fathers participated in an experimental research project, the Work-Sharing Couples Project, which aimed to promote egalitarian work–family adaptations in Norway in the early 1970s. The original project was based on both spouses working part-time and shift parenting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lifelong learning, intergenerational learning, and social capital : from theory to practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för internationell pedagogik

    Author : Ann-Kristin Boström; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; pedagogik; Education; Lifelong learning; intergenerational learning; social capital; granddad intervention; transmission of skills; attitudes; values and norms; Stockholm;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between lifelong learning, intergenerational learning and social capital by reporting on an analysis of the concepts and an investigation of one instance of intergenerational interaction, namely “the granddad programme” – an intervention project run by a limited number of schools in the Stockholm area. The theoretical background concerns both the lifelong perspectiveand the lifewide perspective of learning across the lifespan. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parents, Children and Childbearing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Johan Dahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Demography; Sociology; Fertility; Intergenerational transmission; Intergenerational influences; Social background; Parental death; Timing of first birth; Mode of delivery; Sibling correlation; Event history analysis; Childlessness; Sweden; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis provides a set of studies of social influences on fertility timing. Swedish register data are used to link individuals to their parents and siblings, thereby allowing the study of impacts of family of origin, social background, and parental death on fertility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on the Intergenerational Transmission of Disadvantage The Role of Prenatal Health and Fertility

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : André Richter; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four chapters on the role of prenatal health and fertility on the intergenerational transmission of disadvantage. The first two are related, and the third and fourth chapters are independent essays. READ MORE