Search for dissertations about: "unemployment insurance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words unemployment insurance.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

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

    Author : Mathias von Buxhoeveden; Björn Öckert; Johan Vikström; Rafael Lalive; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. 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. Essays on Unemployment Insurance Design

    Author : Susanne Ek; Bertil Holmlund; Per Engström; Knut Røed; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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