Search for dissertations about: "employment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 639 swedish dissertations containing the word employment.

  1. 1. Enabling employment? : Drivers and outcomes of active labour market policies in comparative perspective

    Author : Daniel Fredriksson; Tomas Korpi; Kenneth Nelson; Marie Evertsson; Ive Marx; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; active labour market policy; unemployment; employment; comparative welfare state research; social policy; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis includes three empirical studies that analyse driving forces and outcomes of active labour market policies (ALMP) in comparative perspective. Whereas previous comparative research has largely relied on broad conceptualisations of ALMP, often considering policies such as public employment services and training programs as one single type of intervention, the studies in this thesis instead analyse more fine-grained categories and classifications of ALMP. READ MORE

  2. 2. Employment in New Firms : Mobility and Labour Market Outcomes

    Author : Gulzat Zhetibaeva Elvung; Kristina Nyström; Guido Buenstrof; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; New firms; labour market entrants; wage penalty; job switchers; employment; long-term employment; stepping stone hypothesis; entrepreneurship; self-employment; Nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the role of new firms in the labour market and uses Swedish data to analyze labour mobility in new firms, including both transitions of workers into and from new firms. In particular, it focuses on employees’ wages in new firms and post-new firm employment labour market outcomes as transitions into long-term employment and entrepreneurship. READ MORE

  3. 3. Employment Dynamics

    Author : Karolina Stadin; Nils Gottfries; Bertil Holmlund; Eran Yashiv; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Employment dynamics; Labor demand; Matching; Vacancies; Unemployment; Business cycle; Firm behavior; Capital stock; Inventories;

    Abstract : The main focus of this thesis is the employment decisions of firms. The thesis consists of three self-contained but closely related essays, all enlightening employment dynamics in different ways. The thesis is mainly empirical but there are also some theoretical developments when existing theory is insufficient to explain the empirical findings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unemployment, Employment Commitment and Well-being : The Psychosocial Meaning of (Un)employment among Women and Men

    Author : Mikael Nordenmark; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Unemployment; Employment; Psychosocial; Employment Commitment; Well-being; Women; Men; Family; Gender studies; Genus; Psychology; Psykologi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Sociology; Sociologi; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Arbetslöshet-- psykologiska aspekter; Arbetsmotivation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to study the psychosocial meaning of (un)employment among women and men. This is mainly done by analysing employment commitment, or non-financial employment motivation, and mental well-being among a random sample of 3 500 Swedes that were interviewed in the beginning of 1996, when all were unemployed, and then again in the end of 1997, when the labour market situation varied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deaf people and the labour market in Sweden : education - employment - economy

    Author : Emelie Rydberg; Berth Danermark; Lotta Coniavitis Gellerstedt; James DeCaro; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deaf; deafness; labour market; employment; workplace; level of educational attainment; disposable income; sources of revenue; register-based information; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on deaf people’s educational attainment, position on the labour market and sources of revenue. These issues are interrelated, for instance a higher level of educational attainment seems to be associated with a lower unemployment rate and higher levels of income. READ MORE