Search for dissertations about: "immigrants"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 swedish dissertations containing the word immigrants.

  1. 1. Essays on Immigrants' Economic Integration

    Author : Kerem Tezic; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Second-generation immigrants; educational attainments; early labour-market experiences; competing-risks; graduate employment; calibration; first-generation immigrants; sample-selection in panel data; random effects.;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five papers, related to each other in terms of study-sample, study-subject or methods used. The first paper is concerned with second-generation immigrants' educational attainments, using the Longitudinal Individual Data-set (LINDA), which gave us the possibility to examine changes over time, from ages 16-17 to 21-22 and to compare second-generation immigrants with a randomly-chosen matched control-group of native Swedes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Job Search Strategies and Wage Effects for Immigrants

    Author : Åsa Olli Segendorf; Eskil Wadensjö; Dan-Olof Rooth; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job search methods; immigrants; social networks; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Recruiting Through Networks - Wage Premiums and Rewards to RecommendersThis paper examines the firm's use of recommenders in its recruiting process. In the model, recommenders possess personal information about the worker's ability and about the workplace. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Immigrants and Institutional Change in Sweden

    Author : Mikael Ohlson; Mårten Palme; Per Lundborg; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; retirement; disability; self-selection; immigrants; wage inequalities; wage discrimination; product market deregulation; competition; naturalization; citizenship; ; economic impact; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays about immigrants’ experiences in Sweden. They all focus on the interaction between institutional settings and effects on immigrants’ economic conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. How Immigrants Invent : Evidence from Sweden

    Author : Yannu Zheng; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; First-generation immigrants; Migration policy; Occupation; Education; Region of origin; Age; Sector; Selection; Human capital; Adults; Children; Patent; Inventors; Second-generation immigrants;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the inventive performance of immigrants in Sweden based on a special database which links inventors to the general population of the country from 1985 to 2007. It shows that the inventive performance of immigrants is influenced by immigrants’ age at migration, region of origin, educational level, match between education and occupation and migration policy. READ MORE

  5. 5. The value of immigrants' human capital for labour market integration

    Author : Andrey Tibajev; Zoran Slavnic; Moa Bursell; Lina Aldén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International migration; Immigrants; Integration; Human capital; Internationell migration; Utrikes födda; Integration; Humankapital;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the productive knowledge and skills, i.e., human capital, that immigrants bring from before immigration, as well as new human capital acquired in the destination country. READ MORE