Search for dissertations about: "small business and human capital"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words small business and human capital.

  1. 1. Societal Impacts of Modern Conscription Human Capital, Social Capital and Criminal Behaviour

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Almén; Heléne Berg; Mårten Palme; Yann Algan; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conscription; Military; Human Capital; Social Capital; Civic Engagement; Crime; Criminal Behaviour; Labour Market; Election Participation; Nation-building; School for the Nation; Opportunity Cost; Welfare State; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Opportunity Costs and Conscription: An Unintended Progressive Tax?Throughout history to present days, policymakers, social commentators and others have oftentimes viewed conscription as a natural extension of secondary education, and an important institution for vocational training. This paper uses Swedish administrative data and exploits a reform in 2004, implying a sudden downsizing of the military, to identify the causal effects of peacetime conscription on later labour market outcomes and education. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies in Human Capital, Ability and Migration

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Martin Nordin; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; economic theory; ethnic segregation; school effect; Economics; econometrics; ethnic discrimination; productive skills; cognitive ability; test score; immigrant; second generation immigrant; educational attainment; wages; return to schooling; incomes; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter followed by four separate papers. The papers deal with various aspects of human capital, ability and migration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Anna Norén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Migration and Regional Sorting of Skills

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Sofia Tano; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Socio-Economic Transformation and Gender Relations in Lao PDR

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Umeå Universitet

    Author : Damdouane Khouangvichit; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socio-economic transformation; gender relations; Lao PDR; globalization; livelihoods; tourism; mining; economic liberalization; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine socio-economic transformation and gender relations in Lao PDR after the adoption of economic liberalization by the Lao government in the late 1980s. Against a background of general socio-economic transformation in Laos the main focus of the study is on the local level, with emphasis on how people in their everyday lives have engaged with and handled the changes. READ MORE