Search for dissertations about: "wages"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 swedish dissertations containing the word wages.

  1. 1. Work, Wages and Income : Remuneration and Labor Patterrns in Sweden 1500-1850

    Author : Kathryn Gary; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wages; casual wages; women s wages; labor market; early modern; Sweden; annual wages;

    Abstract : Since the earliest economic historical studies wage series have been used to sketch economic development both at the macro and the household level. This dissertation takes advantage of new data from women and men, working in both the countryside and in towns, as well as employed both by the day and on long-term contracts, in order to make an in-depth quantitative look at the relationships between different kinds of work and how they were compensated within an extended labor market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interregional Migration, Wages and Labor Market Policy : Essays on the Swedish Model in the Postwar Period

    Author : Jakob Molinder; Jan Ottosson; Lars Magnusson; Christer Lundh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Swedish model; postwar period; interregional migration; wages; labor market policy; regional restructuring; economic growth; structural change; solidaristic wage policy; relocation allowances; regional policy; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The Swedish model is perceived as a successful framework for combining rapid labor market adjustment with low inequality. Formulated by Gösta Rehn and Rudolf Meidner and implemented from the 1950s, it has been associated with the peak in economic restructuring and interregional migration during the 1960s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wages and Their Impact on Individuals, Households and Firms

    Author : Anna Thoresson; Lena Hensvik; Oskar Nordström Skans; Ana Rute Cardoso; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Wages; wage inequality; firms; competition; immigrant-native earnings gaps; career opportunities; teacher labor markets; household behavior; gender gaps; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: This paper studies how wages respond to employer concentration. It exploits a reform that deregulated the Swedish pharmacy market, which until 2009 was a monopoly. The reform involved a substantial increase in the number of employers on the pharmacy labor market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regional wages and labour market integration in Sweden, 1732-2009

    Author : Kristoffer Collin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Löner; Arbetsmarknad; Wages; Labor market; Sverige;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction, four research papers and two papers that describe the data collected. Three county-specific data sets were constructed: one wage data set for the manufacturing sector, one wage data set for the agricultural sector, and one cost-of-living data set. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multinationals, employment and wages : microeconomic evidence from Swedish manufacturing

    Author : Roger Bandick; Pär Hansson; Holger Görg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Foreign acquisitions; labor demand; matching; difference-in difference; multinational enterprises and survival analysis.; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis, consisting of four essays, is to study the effects of multinationals and inward FDI on employment and wage formation in Swedish manufacturing during the 1990s. Paper [1] (co-authored with Patrik Karpaty) investigates the employment effects of foreign acquisitions in acquired firms in Swedish manufacturing during the 1990s. READ MORE