Search for dissertations about: "Mikael Lindahl"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Mikael Lindahl.

  1. 1. Computational Dissection of the Basal Ganglia : functions and dynamics in health and disease

    Author : Mikael Lindahl; Jeanette Hällgren Kotaleski; Mark Humphries; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Computer Science; Datalogi;

    Abstract : The basal ganglia (BG), a group of nuclei in the forebrain of all vertebrates, are important for behavioral selection. BG receive contextual input from most cortical areas as well as from parts of the thalamus, and provide output to brain systems that are involved in the generation of behavior, i.e. the thalamus and the brain stem. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies of causal effects in empirical labor economics

    Author : Mikael Lindahl; Per-Anders Edin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

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  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. Essays on the Transmission of Human Capital and the Impact of Technological Change

    Author : Adrian Adermon; Mikael Lindahl; Magnus Gustavsson; Markus Jäntti; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; intergenerational mobility; sibling correlations; natural experiment; copyright; music; movies; file sharing; piracy; inequality; job polarization; task-biased technological change; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: If grandparents have an independent impact on their grandchildren's schooling, intergenerational correlations estimated using two generations will underestimate the true level of intergenerational persistence in education. Recent research has found such multi-generational effects, but there is still no consensus on whether these estimates are due to a direct impact of grandparents on their grandchildren, or if they arise because of measurement error or model misspecification. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. READ MORE