Search for dissertations about: "Second generation immigrants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words Second generation immigrants.

  1. 1. Essays on Immigrants' Economic Integration

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Kerem Tezic; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Second-generation immigrants; educational attainments; early labour-market experiences; competing-risks; graduate employment; calibration; first-generation immigrants; sample-selection in panel data; random effects.;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers, related to each other in terms of study-sample, study-subject or methods used. The first paper is concerned with second-generation immigrants' educational attainments, using the Longitudinal Individual Data-set (LINDA), which gave us the possibility to examine changes over time, from ages 16-17 to 21-22 and to compare second-generation immigrants with a randomly-chosen matched control-group of native Swedes. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Immigrants Invent : Evidence from Sweden

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Yannu Zheng; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; First-generation immigrants; Migration policy; Occupation; Education; Region of origin; Age; Sector; Selection; Human capital; Adults; Children; Patent; Inventors; Second-generation immigrants;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the inventive performance of immigrants in Sweden based on a special database which links inventors to the general population of the country from 1985 to 2007. It shows that the inventive performance of immigrants is influenced by immigrants’ age at migration, region of origin, educational level, match between education and occupation and migration policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diversity of Legacy : The Experience of Immigrants and their Descendants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Siddartha Aradhya; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-03-15]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrant integration; Second generation immigrants; Birthweight; Education; School grades; Gender; Sweden; Residential choice; Third generation immigrants; Intergenerational processes; repeat migration;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the integration of immigrants from an intergenerational and multidimensional perspective. During the post-World War Two period, Sweden has been characterized by a large and increasing degree of heterogeneity in terms of immigrant background and reason for migration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making a living in a new country

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Mats Hammarstedt; Växjö universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; second generation immigrants; income assimilation; public transfer system; self-employment; self-employment traditions; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six self-contained essays focusing on immigrants' maintenance in Sweden. These six essays study immigrants' incomes from different sources. The first three focus on immigrants' incomes from work and on their position in the Swedish public transfer system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mental and physical health among first-generation and second-generation immigrants in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Teresa Saraiva Leão; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background Migration implies profound psychosocial and socioeconomic changes. Previous studies demonstrate an increased risk of poor health, including mental disorders, among some immigrant groups. READ MORE