Search for dissertations about: "Labor Economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 278 swedish dissertations containing the words Labor Economics.

  1. 1. Essays on Labor Economics The Role of Government in Labor Supply Choices

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Niklas Blomqvist; Peter Skogman Thoursie; Martin Olsson; Björn Tyrefors; Spencer Bastani; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Involuntary Part-time Employment; Labor Supply; Tax Elasticity; Refugees; Immigration; Integration; Natural Resource Extraction; Family Resources; Health; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : "Right to Work Full-time" Policies and Involuntary Part-time EmploymentThis paper investigates the effect of right to full-time policies implemented to decrease involuntary part-time work for public care workers employed by Swedish municipalities. Taking advantage of a staggered decision process, these policies are evaluated using a difference-in-differences approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. Educational Choice and Labor Market Outcomes : Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Marie Gartell; Mårten Palme; Anders Forslund; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Linked employer-employee data; job and worker flows; Higher education; State dependence; College choice; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The Importance of Education for the Reallocation of Labor: Evidence from Swedish Linked Employer-Employee Data 1986-2002Using employer-employee data covering the whole Swedish economy over a uniquely long time period from 1986 to 2002, we examine how job flows and worker flows have been distributed both on an aggregate level and across educa­tional levels. We find that job and worker flows vary by educational level, not only with respect to magnitude and variation, but with respect to direction as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Public, Political and Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : David Seim; Torsten Persson; Henrik Kleven; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public Economics; Political Economics; Labor Economics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four essays.The first paper, "Real or Evasion Responses to the Wealth Tax? Theory and Evidence from Sweden", addresses the behavioral effects of an annual wealth tax. I use Swedish tax records over the period 1999-2006 and two sources of variation in the tax rate to estimate the elasticity of taxable net wealth at about 0.3. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labor, Trade and Finance Essays in Applied Economics

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Mengyi Cao; Mårten Palme; Mikael Lindahl; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Capital; Education; Home Equity; International Trade; Pension Plan; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Credit Constraint and College Attendance. This paper shows that housing wealth alleviate credit constraints for potential college attendees by enabling home owners to extract equity from their property and invest it in the education. 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; Björn Tyrefors; Björn Öckert; [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