Search for dissertations about: "welfare chauvinism"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words welfare chauvinism.

  1. 1. Immigration, Social Cohesion, and the Welfare State : Studies on Ethnic Diversity in Germany and Sweden

    Author : Tina Goldschmidt; Jens Rydgren; Martin Hällsten; Peer Scheepers; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; welfare state; attitudes; intergroup relations; prejudice; deservingness; diversity; immigration; integration; unemployment; Sweden; Germany; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Can social cohesion and solidarity persist in the face of large-scale migration? One particularly contentious hypothesis states that native majorities will be unwilling to support the provision of government-funded welfare to those whom they do not consider to be part of their own sociocultural ingroup, especially when sociocultural or ethnic otherness and socioeconomic disadvantage overlap. Consequently, majorities’ willingness to accept disadvantaged immigrant groups as legitimate and trusted members of the welfare community is central to the social cohesion of societies diversifying through migration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Politics and Health Economics

    Author : Linuz Aggeborn; Eva Mörk; Mikael Elinder; Kaisa Kotakorpi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fluoride; Cognitive ability; Non-cognitive ability; Income; Education; Employment; Dental health; Political Leadership; American politics; Regression discontinuity; Voter turnout; Local public finance; Sweden; Finland; Right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I (with Mattias Öhman): Fluoridation of the drinking water is a public policy whose aim is to improve dental health. Although the evidence is clear that fluoride is good for dental health, concerns have been raised regarding potential negative effects on cognitive development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Politics, Fiscal Institutions, and Public Finance

    Author : Lovisa Persson; Eva Mörk; Jon H. Fiva; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Property taxation; housing market; fiscal institutions; balanced budget rule; local public finance; fiscal consolidation; political fragmentation; median voter model; regression discontinuity; citizen candidates; party effects; right-wing populism; welfare chauvinism.; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Mikael Elinder): We show that house prices in general did not respond to a large cut in the property tax in Sweden. Our estimates are based on rich register data covering more than 100,000 sales over a time period of two and a half years. READ MORE