Search for dissertations about: "wealth inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words wealth inequality.

  1. 1. Essays on Income Taxation and Wealth Inequality

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Jacob Lundberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public economics; income taxation; wealth inequality; Laffer curve; redistribution; microsimulation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with inequality, redistribution and taxation, in particular the taxation of labour income and the distribution of wealth. Most of the analysis is focused on Sweden. The thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: “Analyzing tax reforms using the Swedish Labour Income Microsimulation Model”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inequality and Macroeconomic Policy Essays on Climate, Immigration and Fiscal Intervention

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Laurence Malafry; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Macroeconomics; inequality; climate change; carbon taxation; immigration; labour market; fiscal multipliers; austerity; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in economics.Optimal Climate Policy with Household Wealth Inequality. Policy makers concerned with setting optimal carbon taxes to address climate change externalities often employ integrated assessment models (IAMs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Lifting All Boats? The Evolution of Income and Wealth Inequality over the Path of Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Daniel Waldenström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Income distribution; Top incomes; Wealth inequality; Intergenerational mobility; Income taxation; Economic history;

    Abstract : Does a rising tide lift all boats? This question – that is, to what extent does improvements of the general economy benefit all – is central to the study of economics and history. From fundamental issues about whether market forces have an innate tendency to increase or decrease differences in economic outcomes, to much debated questions about the effects of government policies, distributional concerns are always present. READ MORE

  4. 4. Abdominal obesity among older population in Indonesia socioeconomic and gender inequality, pattern and impacts on disability and death

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Cahya Utamie Pujilestari; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abdominal obesity; concentration index; disability; focus-group discussion; gender inequality; Indonesia; mortality; older people; socioeconomic inequality; Public health; folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background: Population ageing has contributed to the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Concurrently, obesity prevalence is increasing in all age groups and has become a serious public health problem. Obesity is the main risk factors of the major chronic NCDs such as type 2 diabetes and has been linked to disability and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. The spatial manifestation of inequality: Residential segregation in Sweden and its causes

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Simone Scarpa; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; residential segregation; income inequality; immigration; immigration policy regime; welfare state; housing; Sweden; Malmö; Genoa; Swedish metropolitan areas; Sociology; Sociologi; Socialt arbete; Social Work; Human Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the relationship between income inequality and residential segregation in Swedish cities. In recent years, in Sweden, much attention has been given to the direction of causality from residential segregation to income inequality. READ MORE