Search for dissertations about: "in experimental economics"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words in experimental economics.

  1. 16. 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

  2. 17. Gender, Ethnicity and Labor Market Disparities

    Author : Magnus Rödin; Mahmood Arai; Lena Nekby; Tor Eriksson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigration; employment; education; ethnic identity; discrimination; glass-ceiling; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Acculturation identity and employment among second and middle generation immigrants This paper explores the employment implications for individuals with a foreign background of identification to the ethnic group and to the majority culture. Results indicate that what matters for employment outcomes is an attachment to the majority culture while a strong attachment to the ethnic group is not per se detrimental for employment outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 18. Essays on Growth Econometrics and Endogenous Information

    Author : Tobias Heinrich; John Hassler; José Vicente Rodríguez Mora; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Distinguishability; Observational equivalence; Cointegration; Similarity-Based Expectation Formation; Case-Based Decision Theory; Information Gathering; Discrimination; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : On Testing the Relationship between Human Capital and Economic Growth This paper investigates existing methodologies for testing the so-called Nelson-Phelps approach versus the Lucas approach. The paper shows that one cannot distinguish between these approaches using the existing methodologies. READ MORE

  4. 19. What’s in a Name? An Experimental Study of How Information about Ethnicity can Affect Economic Behavior

    Author : Ali Ahmed; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

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  5. 20. Partial and General Equilibrium Effects of Unemployment Insurance : Identification, Estimation and Inference

    Author : Mathias von Buxhoeveden; Björn Öckert; Johan Vikström; Rafael Lalive; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Economics; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Level and Structure; Job Search; Duration Analysis; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Selection Models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Wage setting models typically posit a tight relationship between the generosity of unemployment insurance (UI) and equilibrium wages. This paper estimates the effect of UI on workers’ wages. READ MORE