Search for dissertations about: "Labour market discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Labour market discrimination.

  1. 1. Facets of Gender : Analyses of the Family and the Labour Market

    Author : Marie Evertsson; Jan O. Jonsson; Paula England; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender; housework; household work; gender equality; gender attitudes; dependence; labour market; children; family; on-the-job training; divorce; promotion; occupational change; division of work; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four different studies on the dynamics of gender in households and workplaces. The relationship between family life and work life is in focus, particularly in the paper on labour market outcomes after divorce.In the introductory chapter, the Swedish context is briefly described. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Discrimination in Hiring

    Author : Magnus Carlsson; Dan-Olof Rooth; Jan Ekberg; Petter Lundborg; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnic discrimination; sex discrimination; sex segregation; correspondence testing; situation testing; field experiments; hiring; job search; exit from unemployment; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on discrimination in hiring. Essay I (co-authored with Dan-Olof Rooth) present evidence of ethnic discrimination in the recruitment process by sending fictitious applications to real job openings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trying to make a living - Studies in the economic life of women in interwar Sweden

    Author : Linda Lane; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; demography; discrimination; gender; income; labour market; occupations; standard of living; Sweden; trade unions;

    Abstract : Studies of the emerging economic roles of women have been dominated by the Anglo-American discourse. Female experiences of economic life in these countries are often interpreted as universal. This dissertation argues that institutional arrangements particular to specific societies generate different outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Discrimination and Corruption

    Author : Gisela Waisman; Torsten Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discrimination; Mobility; Wages; Unemployment; Vacancies; Corruption; Voting; ECB; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows."Do attitudes towards immigrants matter?" analyses the consequences of negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden. If attitudes changed from the average level to the most positive level, the wage earned by a well educated immigrant from a non developed country would increase by 12%. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life in the Labyrinth : A Reflexive Exploration of Research and Politics

    Author : Suzanne Almgren Mason; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; labour market policies; self-employment; immigrant women; discrimination; politics; research; reflexivity; gender; ethnicity; ethnocentrism;

    Abstract : This thesis is about exploring the politics within and around research. The starting point is a European project which ran from late 1997 to the end of 2000. READ MORE