Search for dissertations about: "unemployment insurance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words unemployment insurance.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Andreas Mueller; Per Krusell; Mark Aguiar; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business Cycles; Unemployment; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Dispersion; Time Use; Job Search; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

  2. 2. Insuring Against Unemployment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Jonas Kolsrud; Bertil Holmlund; Erling Barth; [2013]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Partial and General Equilibrium Effects of Unemployment Insurance : Identification, Estimation and Inference

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Mathias von Buxhoeveden; Björn Öckert; Johan Vikström; Rafael Lalive; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Economics; Unemployment Insurance; Wage Level and Structure; Job Search; Duration Analysis; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Selection Models; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Wage setting models typically posit a tight relationship between the generosity of unemployment insurance (UI) and equilibrium wages. This paper estimates the effect of UI on workers’ wages. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Unemployment Insurance Design

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Susanne Ek; Bertil Holmlund; Per Engström; Knut Røed; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: This paper adds to the literature on the effects of unemployment insurance (UI) on post-unemployment outcomes. A vast literature has established a relationship between the generosity of UI and unemployment duration. However, little is known about the impact of UI benefits on subsequent labor market outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emergence and structuring of social insurance institutions : comparative studies on social policy and unemployment insurance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University

    Author : Eero Carroll; John D. Stephens; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The Strengths and Limits of Generalizing Theory inAccounting for Comparative Welfare State Development: An IntroductoryEssay. This essay discusses some central theoretical, empirical and inferentialproblems in comparative welfare state research, and summates the results ofstudies pursued here. Frontiers for further research are indicated. READ MORE