Search for dissertations about: "skills"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 952 swedish dissertations containing the word skills.

  1. 1. Health, Skills and Labor Market Success

    Author : Anton Nilsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Health; health care demand; patient fees; unemployment; school reforms; earnings; education; skills;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the interplay between education, labor markets and health. It consists of five studies exploiting large-scale administrative datasets from Sweden. The first study asks if health and educational attainment are related within monozygotic twin (MZ) pairs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Migration and Regional Sorting of Skills

    Author : Sofia Tano; Thomas Aronsson; Olle Westerlund; Folmer Henk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration; early markers; human capital; income; interregional migration; individual ability; location choice; marital matching; propensity score matching; regional clustering; skills; university graduates;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory part and four papers.Paper [I] estimates jointly the choice of whether to enroll in education and the choice of location among young people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning professional skills and attitudes : Medical students' attitudes towards communication skills and group learning

    Author : Antje Lumma-Sellenthin; Jan Jndersson; Lars-Christer Hydén; Max Scheja; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Attitudes; awareness of learning strategies; communication skills; group learning; patient-centeredness; problem-based learning; self-regulation; Grupplärande; kommunikationsfärdighet; medvetenhet om inlärnings strategier; patient orientering; problembaserat lärande; självstyrt lärande;

    Abstract : Medical education aims at forming students’ professional identity. This includes skills and attitudes such as communication and teamwork skills. One of the thesis’ aims is to identify students’ typical difficulties with learning communication skills, and to understand how these affect their identity development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming and being an opera singer : Health, personality and skills

    Author : Maria Sandgren; Henry Montgomery; Britt af Klinteberg; Anders K. Ericsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Artistic development; opera singers; health; vocal ability; personality; skill acquisition; higher education.; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores factors and processes associated with the artistic profession and development of opera singers. The profession of opera singers has a long story deriving its origin in early 1600s in Italy. What is performed on opera stages today is written in the musical scores in the 18th and 19th century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Education, skills and gender : The impact of a grading reform and the business cycle on labor market outcomes

    Author : Charlotta Boström; Anne Boschini; Helena Svaleryd; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; labor market; recessions; gender; ability; earnings; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in economics, all concerned with different aspects of education and labor market outcomes. The abstracts of the three studies are as follows.A flight of hurdles? Effects on graduation and long-term labor market outcomes of a nationwide grading reform. READ MORE