Search for dissertations about: "inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 330 swedish dissertations containing the word inequality.

  1. 1. Inequality, Globalization and Health

    Author : Therese Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Liberalization; Height-for-age; Life expectancy; Inequality measurement; Multidimensionality; Globalization; Inequality; Health; Household data; Panel data; Zambia;

    Abstract : This thesis contains four independent studies that analyze various aspects of the nexus of inequality, globalization, and health with the aim to build our knowledge so some of the empirical relationships connecting these three concepts. Using data on four welfare attributes in Zambian households, Chapter 2 explores three approaches to evaluate multidimensional inequality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inequality and Macroeconomic Policy Essays on Climate, Immigration and Fiscal Intervention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Laurence Malafry; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Macroeconomics; inequality; climate change; carbon taxation; immigration; labour market; fiscal multipliers; austerity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics.Optimal Climate Policy with Household Wealth Inequality. Policy makers concerned with setting optimal carbon taxes to address climate change externalities often employ integrated assessment models (IAMs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Inequality, Health, and Smoking

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Gustav Kjellsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health Inequality; Inequality measurement; Smoking; Survey Methods; Health survey; Hospitalization; Recall error; Recall periods; Concentration index; bounded variables;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling består av fem fristående uppsatser som alla bidrar till den hälsoekonomiska litteraturen om socioekonomiska skillnader i hälsa och hälsorelaterat beteende. De två första uppsatserna, tillsammans med det tillhörande avsnittet i introduktionen, utgör en kompass för ojämlikhetsanalytiker i den snåriga diskussionen om hur vi bör mäta ojämlikhet i hälsa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fairness, Reciprocity and Inequality: Experimental evidence from South Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Martine Visser; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inequality; cooperation; punishment; public goods; experimental economics; social norms; inequality aversion; altruism; reciprocity; stake size; social capital; South Africa;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of six papers, related to artifactual field experiments, conducted in South Africa. The main focus of the thesis is the effect of different forms of heterogeneity on cooperation and punishment within groups. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inequality in Educational Outcomes : How Aspirations, Performance, and Choice Shape School Careers in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Frida Rudolphi; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; achievement; aspirations; attainment; educational choice; ethnic inequality; performance; social origin; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of educational inequalities, drawing on the notion that inequality in educational attainment depends on two separate mechanisms: that children from advantaged social backgrounds perform better at school (primary effects) and tend more than others to choose to continue in education given performance (secondary effects).Study I shows that the long-term decrease in social class inequality in the transition from compulsory to academic upper secondary education since the middle of the mid-20th century up to the late 1990s, seems to be related to both declining primary and secondary effects. READ MORE