Search for dissertations about: "research questions for unemployment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words research questions for unemployment.

  1. 1. Long-term unemployment scarring and the role of labour market policies : The case of Sweden in the 1990s

    Author : Madelene Nordlund; Mattias Strandh; Per H Jensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; unemployment scarring; active labour market policy; unemployment insurance; active labour market policy programme; human capital; capability approach; business cycle; job-chances; reempolyemt income; heterogeneity; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The experience of unemployment puts individuals at risk of long-term negative scarring and the longer the unemployment spell, the greater the risk of negative scarring. In Sweden, labour market policies aim at reducing such risks in the form of unemployment benefits, active matching and active labour market policy programmes (ALMPs). READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Retrenchment : Multi-Pillarization of Unemployment Benefit Provision in Sweden

    Author : Jayeon Lindellee; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Unemployment benefit; Multi-Pillarization; Benefit-recipiency study; Ghent system; Social protection dualization; Retail sector;

    Abstract : The unemployed in Sweden today have to relate to several types of benefit schemes. Apart from the public unemployment insurance program, different workplaces are covered by different complementary benefit arrangements regulated by collective agreements between employer and union organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making the Poor Work: Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    Author : Anders Giertz; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why Work? : Comparative Studies on Welfare Regimes and Individuals' Work Orientations

    Author : Ingrid Esser; Joakim Palme; Stefan Svallfors; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; welfare state; production regime; work values; attitudes to work; employment commitment; retirement preferences; multi-level analysis; comparative; institutions; work motivation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to examine how different welfare and production regimes may have structured individuals’ work orientations into cross-national patterns by the late 1990s and early 2000s. Three different aspects of work orientations are considered in the three studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Entrepreneurship and Influence on Regional Firm Demography

    Author : Habib M. Kachlami; Martin Johanson; Peter Öhman; Heléne Lundberg; Mats Westerberg; Mittuniversitetet; []

    Abstract : The central interest of this thesis is the emergence of social  ventures. In this regard, it investigates two types of questions: what regional factors influence the emergence of social  ventures? and what  types of interaction may emerge between the emergence of social  ventures and the demography (entry,  exit  and migration) of commercial ventures in a region? The thesis also aims to adopt a macro-oriented approach to studying the research questions. READ MORE