Search for dissertations about: "unemployment and inflation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words unemployment and inflation.

  1. 1. Essays on Wage and Price Formation in Sweden

    Author : Kent Friberg; Eskil Wadensjö; Henry Ohlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; prices; sectoral wage linkages; real wage determination; vector error correction models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Study IReal Wage Determination in the Swedish Engineering IndustryThis study uses the monopoly union model to examine the determination of real wages and in particular the effects of active labour market programmes (ALMPs) on real wages in the engineering industry. Quarterly data for the period 1970:1 to 1996:4 are used in a cointegration framework, utilising the Johansen's maximum likelihood procedure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Voting Behavior, Labor Market Policy, and Taxation

    Author : Henrik Jordahl; Timothy Besley; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Elections; voting behavior; pocketbook voting; self-interest; public interest; intergovernmental grants; vote purchasing; redistribution; central bank independence; labor market reform; credibility; flexibility; inflation; unemployment; rigidities; horizontal equity; optimal taxation; heterogeneous preferences; utilitarianism; Nationalekonomi; val; röstningsbeteende; plånboksröstning; egenintresse; allmänintresse; statsbidrag till kommuner; röstköp; omfördelning; centralbanksoberoende; arbetsmarknadsreform; trovärdighet; flexibilitet; inflation; arbetslöshet; rigiditet; horisontell rättvisa; optimal beskattning; heterogena preferenser; utilitarism; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 investigates the vote motive in Swedish general elections. A theoretical model of rational retrospective voting is tested empirically on pooled cross-sectional and panel data from the Swedish Election Studies between 1985 and 1994 supplemented with time series on inflation and unemployment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Microeconomic Adjustments : Wages, Capital, and Labor market Policy

    Author : Stefan Laséen; Jan Rose Skaksen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Henrik Jordahl) investigates how the degree of central bank conservatism affects the government's incentives to reform the labor market. An increase in conservatism triggers two opposite effects. It reduces the inflation bias of discretionary monetary policy and hence the benefits of a reform. READ MORE

  4. 4. Real Effects of Monetary Regimes

    Author : Anna Larsson; Lars Calmfors; Alberto Dalmazzo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Monetary Regimes; Unions; Fiscal Policy; Inflation Targeting; Real Exchange Rate; Wage Setting; Unemployment; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays on the real effects of monetary regimes.“Monetary Regimes, Labour Mobility and Equilibrium Employment” analyses the impact of the monetary regime on labour markets in a small open economy by considering the game between large wage setters and the central bank in a model with labour mobility between sectors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Institutions and incentives in monetary and fiscal policy

    Author : Gunnar Jonsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Penningpolitik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five independent papers, which are summarized as follows. ”Fiscal Policy when Monetary Policy is Tied to the Mast” analyzes the time inconsistency problem of both exchange rate policy and fiscal policy in a small open economy. The equilibrium under discretion is characterized by inflation and a deficit. READ MORE