Search for dissertations about: "gender wage gap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words gender wage gap.

  1. 1. Mind the Gap Essays on Explanations of Gender Wage Inequality

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Charlotta Magnusson; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender wage gap; labour market; occupational prestige; devaluation theory; work-family balance; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  2. 2. Experience and Identity : A Historical Account of Class, Caste, and Gender among the Cashew Workers of Kerala, 1930–2000

    University dissertation from Historiska Media

    Author : Anna Lindberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cashew factories; cashew workers; experience; identity; effeminization; housewifization; dowry; marriage; breadwinner wages; gender discourses; gender ideologies; trade unions; women; gender; caste; class; Quilon; India; Kerala; Sociology; Sociologi; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Med ett historiskt perspektiv analyserar denna avhandling erfarenheter och identitetsskapande processer hos en grupp kvinnliga arbetare, cashewarbeterskor, i den sydindiska delstaten Kerala-välkänd för dess radikala befolkning och höga sociala indikatorer för invånarna. Cashewarbeterskorna utmanar den stereotypa bilden av kvinnor i ?Tredje Världen?, genom att de sedan 1930-talet har utgjort majoriteten av registrerade fabriksarbetare i regionen, är organiserade i fackföreningar och har en hög grad av läskunnighet. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Labor Market Disparities and Discrimination : Immigration, Education and Gender

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Gülay Özcan; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; education; employment; discrimination; gender wage gap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows.Do Host Country Educations Even Out the Playing Field? Immigrant-Native Labor Market Gaps in Sweden This study follows a cohort of students from Swedish compulsory school graduation in 1988 until 2002 to document differences in education, including grades and field of education, and labor market outcomes between immigrants and natives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Development: Household Income, Education, and Female Political Participation and Representation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Måns Nerman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Afrobarometer; gender gap; gender quotas; income diversification; household behaviour; Latin America; primary education; political participation; shadow wages; Tanzania; women in parliament;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: The Push Towards UPE and the Determinants of the Demand for Education in Tanzania. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies on unemployment duration and on the gender wage gap

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Swedish Institute for Social Research , Stockholm University

    Author : Anna Thoursie; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Effects of Renewable Benefit Periods and Labour Market Programmes on the Exit Rate from UnemploymentThe main question addressed in this paper concerns the incentive effects of time-restricted unemployment benefits, as manifest in a rising exit rate from unemployment to employment when the moment of benefit exhaustion approaches: are these incentive effects lost when participation in labour market programmes is at hand as a way of renewing benefit eligibility? This renewal possibility is available as part of the Swedish unemployment insurance system. A piecewise-constant, proportional competing-risks hazard model is estimated using Swedish administrative data generated during the period 1994-1997. READ MORE