Search for dissertations about: "gender wage gap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words gender wage gap.

  1. 1. 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

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

    Author : Anna Lindberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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 : Since the 1930s female cashew workers have constituted a majority of the registered workers in the South Indian State of Kerala and today number some 200,000. This group challenged the stereotypical view of Third World women because they were organized into unions, worked in the formal sector, and were literate. READ MORE

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

    Author : Gülay Özcan; Mahmood Arai; Nabanita Datta Gupta; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; education; employment; discrimination; gender wage gap; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    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 Economic Disadvantage : Criminal Justice, Gender and Social Mobility

    Author : Ulrika Ahrsjö; Mårten Palme; Susan Niknami; Julien Grenet; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor economics; Economic inequality; Criminal justice; Youth crime; Intergenerational mobility; Gender wage gap; In-group bias; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Youth Crime, Community Service and Labor Market OutcomesCan lifetime trajectories of youth offenders be improved through criminal justice policy? I evaluate the effects of a youth justice reform in Sweden that sharply increased the share of juveniles assigned to court-ordered community service --- i.e. unpaid, low-skilled work. READ MORE

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

    Author : Måns Nerman; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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