Search for dissertations about: "unemployment benefits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words unemployment benefits.

  1. 1. Varying unemployment experiences? : the economy and mental well-being

    Author : Mattias Strandh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; employment; psychosocial; mental well-being; economy; employment commitment; nest-leaving; unemployment benefits;

    Abstract : From being an unemployment success story, Sweden was during the 1990s thrown into a European normality, with apparent high and persistent unemployment. This has made unemployment a central issue in the Swedish public debate as a social problem directly affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Cycles, Unemployment and Job Search : Essays in Macroeconomics and Labor Economics

    Author : Andreas Mueller; Per Krusell; Mark Aguiar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Cycles; Unemployment; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Dispersion; Time Use; Job Search; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four essays. The first essay, "Separations, Sorting and Cyclical Unemployment", establishes a new fact about the compositional changes in the pool of unemployed over the U.S. business cycle and evaluates a number of theories that can potentially explain it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Insuring Against Unemployment

    Author : Jonas Kolsrud; Bertil Holmlund; Erling Barth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment insurance; savings; consumption smoothing; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This paper studies optimal public unemployment insurance (UI) when workers have the possibility of topping-up public UI with private UI that is endogenous to public UI and subject to moral hazard. The issue is analyzed with a theoretical model in which publicly insured workers, who differ in layoff risk, hidden to the planner, are offered to top-up public UI with private UI. READ MORE

  4. 4. Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health inequalities across the life course in northern Sweden

    Author : Anna Brydsten; Miguel San Sebastian; Anne Hammarström; Mattias Strandh; Per-Olof Östergren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; unemployment; life course; long-term health consequences; health inequity; national unemployment rates; neighbourhood unemployment rates; northern Sweden; arbetslöshet; livslopp; långsiktiga hälsokonsekvenser; ojämlikhet i hälsa; nationella arbetslöshet; arbetslöshet i bostadsområdet; norra Sverige; folkhälsa; Public health; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; socialmedicin; Social Medicine;

    Abstract : AbstractBackground. It is relatively well established in previous research that unemployment has direct health consequences in terms of mental and physical ill health. Recently, knowledge has emerged indicating that unemployment can lead to economic consequences that remain long after re-establishment in the labour market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimal Taxation in Search Equilibrium

    Author : Per Engström; Bertil Holmlund; Ann-Sofie Kolm; Torben Tranaes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Optimal Taxation; unemployment; search; unemployment benefits; home production; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1 (with Bertil Holmlund and Ann-Sofie Kolm) develops a two-sector general equilibrium search model where ``goods'' are produced exclusively in the market and ”services” are produced both in the market and within the households. READ MORE