Search for dissertations about: "activation programs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words activation programs.

  1. 1. Activation Programs, Benefit Take-Up, and Labor Market Attachment

    Author : Anna Persson; Matz Dahlberg; Eva Mörk; Anders Björklund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social asssitance; activation programs; workfare; job displacement; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Ulrika Vikman): Previous literature shows that activation requirements for welfare participants reduce welfare participation, but the dynamics behind these results have not been fully examined. In this paper we use a rich set of register data covering the entire working age population in a Swedish municipality to study how the introduction of mandatory activation programs aimed at unemployed welfare participants affect the probability of entering and exiting welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activation Policy in Action : A Street-Level Study of Social Assistance in the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Katarina H. Thorén; Sydney Hans; Tapio Salonen; Jennifer Mosley; Jeanne Marsh; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policy; social assistance; street-level bureaucracy theory; front-line workers; implementation; welfare state; coping strategy; discretion; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Work-related activation policies are currently developing in most western welfare states. Sweden is no exception and activation policies were introduced in the 1990s in many municipal social services organizations in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Benefits or Work? Social Programs and Labor Supply

    Author : Ulrika Vikman; Matz Dahlberg; Eva Mörk; Michael Svarer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Economics; Policy Evaluation; Maternal labor supply; Unemployment; Activation;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay I: This essay evaluates how access to paid parental leave affects labor market entrance for immigrating mothers with small children. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making the Poor Work : Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    Author : Anders Giertz; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Variations in Functional Lateralization

    Author : Peter E Wendt; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; posterior association cortex; prefrontal; DLPFC; regional cerebral blood flow; normal subjects; lateralization; asymmetry; performance; creativity; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; cognitive; ethanol; activation; visual stimulation; functional; verbal; divergent; spatial; Neurologi; neurofysiologi; neuropsykologi;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to study asymmetric activation of the neocortex in normal subjects, using the rCBF technique and different cognitive tasks. The aim was also to study individual and group variations of asymmetric activation, as well as factors pertaining to these variations. The thesis is based on four investigations. READ MORE