Search for dissertations about: "intergenerational mobility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words intergenerational mobility.

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

    Author : Gunnar Brandén; Mikael Lindahl; Björn Öckert; Erik Lindqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Birgitta Jansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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. Mobility in Science

    Author : John Källström; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics of science; Mobility; Scientists; Scientific productivity; Migration;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three independent chapters. The chapters are all empirical studies of scientists and the role that different types of mobility play in shaping researchers' scientific output and careers. READ MORE

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

    Author : Tekalign Ayalew Mengiste; Erik Olsson; Shahram Khosravi; Ninna Nyberg Sørensen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Stefanie Heidrich; Thomas Aronsson; David Granlund; Magnus Wikström; Markus Jäntti; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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