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  1. 1. Insuring Against Unemployment

    Författare :Jonas Kolsrud; Bertil Holmlund; Erling Barth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment insurance; savings; consumption smoothing; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Two Essays on Urban Unemployment in Russia

    Författare :Anton Nivorozhkin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Paper 1: Unemployment; transition economics; active labor market programs; evaluation; propensity score Paper 2: Unemployment; duration; transition economics;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: Evaluation of Government Sponsored Vocational Training Programs for Unemployed in Urban Russia This is the first study on the effects of active labor market programs such as training in Russia. We use the data from official unemployment register combined with the information from the follow-up survey in a big industrial city in the year 2000. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Emergence of the Post-Socialist Welfare State - The Case of the Baltic States : Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    Författare :Jolanta Aidukaite; Sven Hort E O; Joakim Palme; Stein Kuhnle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Post-Socialist Welfare state; Social Policy; Baltic States; Eastern Europe; Sociology; Sociologi; Social sciences; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation takes a step towards providing a better understanding of post-socialist welfare state development from a theoretical as well as an empirical perspective. The overall analytical goal of this thesis has been to critically assess the development of social policies in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania using them as illustrative examples of post-socialist welfare state development in the light of the theories, approaches and typologies that have been developed to study affluent capitalist democracies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Taxes, Nudges, and Conformity : Essays in Labor and Behavioral Economics

    Författare :Egebark Johan; Peter Fredriksson; Roope Uusitalo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth unemployment; Payroll tax; Self-employment tax; Tax subsidy; Labor costs; Resource conservation; Default option; Moral appeal; Social interactions; Contagion; Natural Field Experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four papers summarized as follows.Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment? We study whether payroll tax reductions are an effective means to raise youth employment. In 2007, the Swedish employer-paid payroll tax was cut on a large scale for young workers, substantially reducing labor costs for this group. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Enabling employment? : Drivers and outcomes of active labour market policies in comparative perspective

    Författare :Daniel Fredriksson; Tomas Korpi; Kenneth Nelson; Marie Evertsson; Ive Marx; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; active labour market policy; unemployment; employment; comparative welfare state research; social policy; Sociology; sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis includes three empirical studies that analyse driving forces and outcomes of active labour market policies (ALMP) in comparative perspective. Whereas previous comparative research has largely relied on broad conceptualisations of ALMP, often considering policies such as public employment services and training programs as one single type of intervention, the studies in this thesis instead analyse more fine-grained categories and classifications of ALMP. LÄS MER