Search for dissertations about: "expectations gap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words expectations gap.

  1. 1. Expectations, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy

    Author : David Kjellberg; Annika Alexius; Nils Gottfries; Ulf Söderström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary Policy; Expectations; Uncertainty; Uncovered Interest Parity; Interest Rates; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 - To evaluate measures of expectations I examine and compare some of the most common methods for capturing expectations: the futures method which utilizes financial market prices, the VAR forecast method, and the survey method. I study average expectations on the Federal funds rate target, and the main findings can be summarized as follows: i) the survey measure and the futures measure are highly correlated; the correlation coefficient is 0. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the Gap : Essays on Explanations of Gender Wage Inequality

    Author : Charlotta Magnusson; Michael Tåhlin; Charlotta Stern; Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gender wage gap; labour market; occupational prestige; devaluation theory; work-family balance; Sweden; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The gender wage gap is accounted for to a substantial degree by the sex composition of occupations. The present thesis examines the mechanisms that produce this pattern. In particular, the theory of devaluation, currently the most widely accepted sociological explanation, is tested. READ MORE

  3. 3. Expectations and Experiences of Exchange : Migrancy in the Global Market of Care between Spain and Bolivia

    Author : Ingrid Jerve Ramsøy; Laura Oso; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Migration; Care work; Bolivia; Spain; Migrancy; Market; Global care chains;

    Abstract : Spain has in recent years become an important destination for care work related migration, particularly for women from Latin America. In order to fill the care gap generated by Spanish women’s participation in the remunerated labor market and insufficient public welfare services, paid care work is becoming more prominent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Revision och lagreglering : ett historiskt perspektiv

    Author : Camilla Sjöström; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Laws change due to changes in society’s norms. New laws in turn alter conditions for business and society. Auditing is one of the few professions in Sweden which is governed by comprehensive legislation. Changes in the rules for auditing therefore mean changes in the conditions of an auditor’s daily work. READ MORE

  5. 5. When the Kids Are Not Alright : Essays on Childhood Disadvantage and Its Consequences

    Author : Julia Boguslaw; Eskil Wadensjö; Matthew Lindquist; Jo Blanden; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; childhood disadvantage; social networks; education; disruptiveness; income poverty; immigrant children; aspirations; Sweden; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays on childhood disadvantage and its consequences in Sweden.A Longitudinal Look at Child Poverty Using Both Monetary and Non-monetary Approaches. In this paper, we broaden the analysis of child poverty by using both monetary and non-monetary measures of poverty and by comparing these over time. READ MORE