Search for dissertations about: "labor market"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 swedish dissertations containing the words labor market.

  1. 1. Home, Job and Space : Mapping and Modeling the Labor Market

    Author : John Östh; Bo Malmberg; Lena Magnusson; Stewart Fotheringham; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; GIS; ELMO; Estimated Labor Market Outcome; Estimated Labour Market Outcome; Accessibility; Access; Job Accessibility; Place; Employment; Unemployment; Labour; Labor; Labor Market; Labour Market; Topology; Local Labour Market Area; Modelling; Modeling; Spatial Modelling; Spatial Modeling; Spatial Mismatch; SMH; Mismatch; Commuting; Regionalization; Geography; Population Geography; Economic Geography; Time-geography; Space; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : How does space affect individuals’ outcome on the labor market? And how do we measure it? Beyond the notion of the labor market as a system of supply and demand, lays a society of individuals and workplaces, whose relationships are undeniably complex. This thesis aims to shed some new light on how to investigate and analyze the complex labor market relationships from a spatial perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Rule-Governed State : China's Labor Market Policy, 1978–1998

    Author : Mattias Burell; Christer Gunnarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; China; economic reform; employment; governance; labor policy; law; legality; market transition; workers; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : Max Weber (1864–1920) suggested that capitalism and free markets tend to produce a characteristic form of governance – the rational-legal bureaucracy. In view of China's transition from central planning to a market economy, we should ask ourselves how these changes have affected its governance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Higher Education and the Labor Market : A Study of University Access and Graduate Employment Opportunities in Nigera

    Author : Ejiaga Romanus; Vinayagum Chinapah; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher education; university access; labor market; job opportunity; employment; business administration; admissions; occupation; graduate output; quota system; Nigeria; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study examines problems of access to university education and graduate employment opportunities in Nigeria. Specifically, the study investigates issues of equality of opportunity in university education, quotas in admissions, geographical dispersion of higher educational institutions, student finance, university resources, student characteristics, university output, and the transition of graduates to the labor market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational Choice and Labor Market Outcomes : Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    Author : Marie Gartell; Mårten Palme; Anders Forslund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Linked employer-employee data; job and worker flows; Higher education; State dependence; College choice; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The Importance of Education for the Reallocation of Labor: Evidence from Swedish Linked Employer-Employee Data 1986-2002 Using employer-employee data covering the whole Swedish economy over a uniquely long time period from 1986 to 2002, we examine how job flows and worker flows have been distributed both on an aggregate level and across educa­tional levels. We find that job and worker flows vary by educational level, not only with respect to magnitude and variation, but with respect to direction as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. DSGE Model Estimation and Labor Market Dynamics

    Author : Glenn Mickelsson; Nils Gottfries; Karl Walentin; Martin M Andreasen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; DSGE Models; Macroeconomics; Estimation; Uninformative Priors; Maximum Likelihood; Labor Hoarding; US Labor Market; Swedish Micro Data; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Estimation of DSGE Models with Uninformative PriorsDSGE models are typically estimated using Bayesian methods, but because prior information may be lacking, a number of papers have developed methods for estimation with less informative priors (diffuse priors). This paper takes this development one step further and suggests a method that allows full information maximum likelihood (FIML) estimation of a medium-sized DSGE model. READ MORE