Search for dissertations about: "Self-selection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word Self-selection.

  1. 1. Essays on military labour supply in the era of voluntary recruitment

    Author : Peter Bäckström; Gauthier Lanot; Niklas Hanes; Stephanie Vincent Lyk-Jensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conscription; enlistment test; fixed effects model; military labour market; military labour supply; military recruitment; recruitment; Roy model; self-selection; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and two self-contained chapters related to the supply of volunteers to the Swedish Armed Forces.Chapter [I] represents the first effort to explore the relationship between civilian labour market conditions and the supply of labour to the military in the all-volunteer environment that Sweden entered after the abolishment of the peacetime draft in 2010. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Careers, Government Stability, and Electoral Cycles

    Author : Davide Cipullo; Eva Mörk; Luca Repetto; Vincent Pons; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender gaps; Self-selection; Political careers; Sticky floor; Voting; Government stability; Fragmentation; No-confidence votes; Bargaining; Brexit; Interest Groups; Forecaster behavior; Electoral cycles; Political selection; Macroeconomic forecasting;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This essay investigates the impact of voter support on the representation of women in the political profession. The empirical analysis exploits two-stage elections in the United States and Italy to hold the selection of candidates constant. READ MORE

  3. 3. Return Migration from Sweden 1968-1996. A Longitudinal Analysis

    Author : Martin Klinthäll; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transient migration; longitudinal analysis; Sweden; income performance; integration; refugee; immigrant; Migration; labor market; self-selection; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : This book deals with return migration from Sweden in the period 1968-1996 to Chile, Germany, Greece, Iran, Poland, Turkey, United States and Yugoslavia, against the background of economic and political developments in Sweden and in the different source countries. An important question in the study regards whether return migrants deviate from other immigrants in terms of human capital characteristics and economic integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Immigrants and Institutional Change in Sweden

    Author : Mikael Ohlson; Mårten Palme; Per Lundborg; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; retirement; disability; self-selection; immigrants; wage inequalities; wage discrimination; product market deregulation; competition; naturalization; citizenship; economic impact; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays about immigrants’ experiences in Sweden. They all focus on the interaction between institutional settings and effects on immigrants’ economic conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Influences on Migration in Sweden

    Author : Olle Westerlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; interregional migration; labor market; household migration; labor mobility; local public sector; mobility grant; tax base; self selection; migration; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Paper [I]- Household Migration and the Local Public Sector: Evidence from Sweden, 1981-1984 (co-authored with Michael L. Wyzan), contains an empirical explo­ration of the nexus between variables related to the local public sector budget and migration. READ MORE