Search for dissertations about: "Olof Åslund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Olof Åslund.

  1. 1. 1. Naturalizations and labor market outcomes, human capital accumulation and family formation. 2. Open borders, transport links and local labor markets

    Author : Mattias Engdahl; Per-Anders Edin; Olof Åslund; Dan-Olof ProfessorRooth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  2. 2. Health, immigration and settlement policies

    Author : Olof Åslund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five self-contained essays.Essay I investigates the effect of one individual's illness and death on the economic situation of a household. READ MORE

  3. 3. International Mobility and the Labor Market

    Author : Mattias Engdahl; Olof Åslund; Per-Anders Edin; Bernt Bratsberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Olof Åslund): We study the labor market impact of opening borders to low-wage countries. The analysis exploits time and regional variation provided by the 2004 EU enlargement in combination with transport links to Sweden from the new member states. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics

    Author : Hans Grönqvist; Olof Åslund; Per-Anders Edin; Andrea Ichino; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1: (co-written with Olof Åslund) We study the impact of family size on intermediate and long-term outcomes using twin births as an exogenous source of varia¬tion in family size in an unusually rich dataset. Similar to recent studies, we find no evidence of a causal effect on long-term outcomes and show that not taking selection effects into account will likely overstate the effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effects of markets, managers and peers on worker outcomes

    Author : Lena Hensvik; Oskar Nordström Skans; Olof Åslund; Erling Barth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Markets; Wages; School competition; Managers; Co-Workers; Fertility; Gender; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This essay exploits the entry of private independent high schools in Sweden to examine how local school competition affects the wages and the mobility of teachers in a market with individual wage bargaining. Using rich matched employer-employee panel data covering all high school teachers over a period of 16 years, I show that the entry of private schools is associated with higher teacher salaries, including higher salaries for teachers in public schools. READ MORE