Search for dissertations about: "progressivity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word progressivity.

  1. 1. An indirect route to equality : taxing consumers to build the Swedish welfare state

    Author : Gunnar Lantz; Thomas Pettersson; Lena Andersson-Skog; Svante Prado; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; progressivity; economic history; consumption taxes; VAT; tax incidence; regressive taxation; inequality; income distribution; equity; distributive justice; fairness; household budget surveys; tax policy; welfare state; postwar era; institutions; corporatism; EEC; EFTA; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The question of who paid for the welfare state in postwar Sweden has been subject to extensive debate. Many have focused on the comparatively high, and steeply progressive, taxes on income. READ MORE

  2. 2. Event conceptualisation and aspect in L2 English and Persian : An application of the Heidelberg–Paris model

    Author : Somaje Abdollahian Barough; Philip Shaw; Carina Jahani; Maria Kuteeva; Bergljot Behrens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; event conceptualisation; event construal; language production; progressivity; internal structure; conceptual transfer; L1 influence; L2 learning; L2 user; dāštan-progressive; bare mi-form; imperfective; perfective; perspective-taking; English; Persian; English; engelska;

    Abstract : The present project investigates the impact of the grammaticalised progressive on event conceptualisation in English and Persian. It applies the Heidelberg–Paris framework using single event descriptions for analysis at the sentence level and story re-narrations at the discourse level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Das Human-Kapital : Emerging Patterns in the Class Structure

    Author : Danial Ali Akbari; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Income inequality; Human capital accumulation; Progressive income taxation; Ambiguity aversion; Skill premium; Technology adoption; Labor immiseration; Job market polarization; Task-based framework; Fat tails;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained papers in theoretical and computational macroeconomics and growth theory with income inequality and human capital accumulation as common themes. The first paper investigates what level of income tax progressivity is welfare-optimal given modern patterns of income inequality in the US. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taxation, wage formation, unemployment and welfare

    Author : Ann-Sofie Kolm; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays on the impact of taxation on wage formation,unemployment and welfare.Essay I (with Bertil Holmlund) examines how a progressive tax system affects wageformation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Public Finance and Behavioral Economics

    Author : Arnaldur Stefánsson; Per Engström; Eva Mörk; Mats Persson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Frisch elasticity of labor supply; identification; elasticity heterogeneity; tax compliance; loss aversion; prospect theory; benefit take-up; similarity; distributive justice; moral decision-making; ambiguity attitudes; framing; consistency of choice; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study how individuals adjust their labor supply in response to a year with tax free income. Due to a transformation from a retroactive to a pay-as-you-earn tax system, income earned on the Icelandic labor market in 1987 was never taxed. READ MORE