Sökning: "Childcare"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 73 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Childcare.

  1. 1. The (in)effectiveness of financial incentive on fertility behaviour : Childcare –a safety net for children?

    Författare :Aino-Maija Aalto; Helena Svaleryd; Anders Forslund; Kristiina Huttunen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childcare; Health of children; Unemployment; Quasi-experiment; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Is childcare a safety net for vulnerable children? This paper investigates the role of childcare for the health outcomes of children whose parents are unemployed. Exploiting time variation in childcare access resulting from a reform requiring Swedish municipalities to provide childcare also for children with unemployed parents, we estimate causal effects on health, as measured by register data on hospitalizations. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Playing practices in school-age childcare : An action research project in Sweden and England

    Författare :Eva Kane; Håkan Larsson; Pat Petrie; Tomas Saar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Play; school-age childcare practice; action research; practice architecture; becoming; Child and Youth Science; barn- och ungdomsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : Playing is a common part of children’s leisure time, and with children spending an increasing amount of this time in school-age childcare, in both Sweden and England, staff have the responsibility to facilitate play. The way play is conceptualised by staff may lead to different aspects of play being facilitated. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Incentives and Inequalities in Family and Working Life

    Författare :Aino-Maija Aalto; Helena Svaleryd; Oskar Nordström Skans; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Career Choices; Role Models; STEM; Childcare; Child Health; Unemployment; Quasi-Experiment; Parental Leave Reform; Labour Market Participation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Same-gender teachers may affect educational preferences by acting as role models for their students. I study the importance of the gender composition of teachers in math and science during lower secondary school on the likelihood to continue in math-intensive tracks in the next levels of education. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Caring, Sharing, and Childbearing : Essays on Labor Supply, Infant Health, and Family Policies

    Författare :Anna Norén; Erik Grönqvist; Matz Dahlberg; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; Elderly; Labor supply; Alcohol prevention; Brief intervention; AUDIT; Antenatal care; Child health; Childcare; Parental leave; Gender equality; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: I study the consequences on labor market outcomes and sick leave of having an elderly parent in need of care. Caring for an elderly parent may be associated with opportunity costs such as productivity loss on the labor market if informal caregivers are of working age. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Governing Welfare : The third sector and the challenges to the Swedish Welfare State

    Författare :Johan Vamstad; Victor Pestoff; Ingemar Wörlund; Sten Berglund; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Welfare State; Third Sector; Childcare; Challenges to the Welfare State; Civil Society; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The overall issue addressed in this thesis is the challanges to the Swedish welfare state. This topic has been the subject of several different interpretations in the academic as well as political debate in Sweden over the last decade. LÄS MER