Search for dissertations about: "economics of education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 248 swedish dissertations containing the words economics of education.

  1. 1. Economics of Migration

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Peter Karpestam; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Time; Simulations; Remittances; Panel Data; Multiplier Effects; Migration; The Labor Market; Education; Informal and Formal Sectors;

    Abstract : Abstract Population movements are more substantial today than at any other point in human history. If managed effectively, migration can be beneficial for all aspects of social and economic life. This thesis contains four papers, all of which are related to the economic consequences and determinants of migration, within and across countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Efficiency in Education - A Multilevel Analysis

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Staffan Waldo; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; economic theory; econometrics; Data Envelopment Analysis; Economics; Education; Efficiency;

    Abstract : Sweden spends altogether about 4.5% of GDP on primary, secondary and upper secondary school. Considering the magnitude of this investment it is important that these resources are used efficiently. In this thesis efficiency in public education is analysed on three different levels: The municipal level, the school level, and the individual level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Education, Gender and Media : Empirical Essays in Development Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Maria Cheung; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Policies; Education; Gender; Media; Cambodia; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The first essay, Edutainment Radio, Women’s Status and Primary School Participation: Evidence from Cambodia, investigates whether exposure to education-entertainment radio leads to improved women's status and primary school participation. Results show significant behavioral effects related to women's decision-making power and investments in children's primary schooling in exposed areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational Choice and Labor Market Outcomes : Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Marie Gartell; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Linked employer-employee data; job and worker flows; Higher education; State dependence; College choice; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : The Importance of Education for the Reallocation of Labor: Evidence from Swedish Linked Employer-Employee Data 1986-2002Using employer-employee data covering the whole Swedish economy over a uniquely long time period from 1986 to 2002, we examine how job flows and worker flows have been distributed both on an aggregate level and across educa­tional levels. We find that job and worker flows vary by educational level, not only with respect to magnitude and variation, but with respect to direction as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Absent Entrepreneur Exploring the Role of the Entrepreneur in Economics

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Arvid Malm; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; education; income distribution; philanthropy; economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Economics as an academic discipline has often found it difficult to formally model the Entrepreneur. As Baumol (1968) noted, “The theoretical firm is entrepreneurless—the prince of Denmark has been expunged from the discussion of Hamlet. READ MORE