Search for dissertations about: "intergenerational mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words intergenerational mobility.

  1. 1. Understanding Intergenerational Mobility Inequality, Student Aid and Nature-Nurture Interactions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Intergenerational mobility; inequality; student aid; adult education; difference-in-differences; propensity scores; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: A body of evidence has emerged in the literature on intergenerational mobility documenting that unequal countries experience less social mobility: a relationship known as the Great Gatsby Curve. In this paper I estimate the Great Gatsby Curve within Sweden across 125 commuting zones and 20 cohorts, exploiting both cross-sectional and longitudinal variation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inequality, Poverty and Income Mobility - Studies based om micro data for the city of Göteborg, Sweden, 1925-2003

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Birgitta Jansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Micro data; Panel data; Poverty traps; Income distribution; Inequality; Top incomes; Welfare state; Household disposable income; Income mobility; Intragenerational mobility; Intergenerational mobility; Socioeconomic mobility;

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  3. 3. Struggle for Mobility : Risk, hope and community of knowledge in Eritrean and Ethiopian migration pathways towards Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Tekalign Ayalew Mengiste; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; refugee journey; irregular migration; vulnerability; hope; human smuggling; knowledge; community; mobility; migration infrastructure; diaspora; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : On the basis of the ethnographic fieldwork conducted in Sweden, Italy, Sudan and Ethiopia during 2013–2015, this study examines the motivations, organizations and impact of overland migratory journeys from Ethiopia and Eritrea across the Sahara Desert and Mediterranean Sea to Sweden. The analysis involves the exploring of how migrants strive to prepare, manage and survive the multiple risks and structural barriers they encounter: the exits from Eritrea and Ethiopia, negotiations and contacts with various brokers and facilitators, organized crime and violence, restrictive border controls, passage through the Desert and high Sea and finally, ‘managing the asylum system in Sweden’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on intergenerational income mobility, geographical mobility, and education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Stefanie Heidrich; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; optimal taxation; social norms; intergenerational mobility; regional analysis; multilevel model; child human capital development; moving costs; simulation of income paths; lifetime income; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and the following four self-contained papers:In Paper [I] we analyze the implications of social identity and self-categorization for optimal redistributive income taxation. A two-type model is supplemented by an assumption that individuals select themselves into social categories, in which norms are formed and education effort choices partly depend on these norms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Educational Choice and Intergenerational Mobility

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Martin Nybom; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; educational choice; treatment effect heterogeneity; returns to college; noncognitive ability; intergenerational income mobility; life-cycle bias; time trends; cross-country differences; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays. The first essay concerns educational choice and the returns to college in Sweden. I apply a recently introduced econometric framework that allows for self selection and treatment effect heterogeneity. READ MORE