Sökning: "Sweden stockholm Stockholm School of Economics"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 30 avhandlingar innehållade orden Sweden stockholm Stockholm School of Economics.

  1. 1. Indirect effects of unemployment and low earnings : Crime and children's school performance

    Författare :Anna Nilsson; Jonas Agell; Rudolf Winter-Ebmer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays that consider indirect effects of unemployment and low earnings on crime and children’s school performance. The first essay, Crime, unemployment and labor market programs in turbulent times (joint with Jonas Agell), investigates the effect of unemployment and participation in labor market programs, in general and among youth, on Swedish crime rates using a new panel data set for Swedish municipalities for the period 1996-2000. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Societal Impacts of Modern Conscription : Human Capital, Social Capital and Criminal Behaviour

    Författare :Daniel Almén; Heléne Berg; Mårten Palme; Yann Algan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conscription; Military; Human Capital; Social Capital; Civic Engagement; Crime; Criminal Behaviour; Labour Market; Election Participation; Nation-building; School for the Nation; Opportunity Cost; Welfare State; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Opportunity Costs and Conscription: An Unintended Progressive Tax?Throughout history to present days, policymakers, social commentators and others have oftentimes viewed conscription as a natural extension of secondary education, and an important institution for vocational training. This paper uses Swedish administrative data and exploits a reform in 2004, implying a sudden downsizing of the military, to identify the causal effects of peacetime conscription on later labour market outcomes and education. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Educational Choice and Labor Market Outcomes : Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    Författare :Marie Gartell; Mårten Palme; Anders Forslund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Linked employer-employee data; job and worker flows; Higher education; State dependence; College choice; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The Importance of Education for the Reallocation of Labor: Evidence from Swedish Linked Employer-Employee Data 1986-2002 Using employer-employee data covering the whole Swedish economy over a uniquely long time period from 1986 to 2002, we examine how job flows and worker flows have been distributed both on an aggregate level and across educa­tional levels. We find that job and worker flows vary by educational level, not only with respect to magnitude and variation, but with respect to direction as well. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Individual information system acceptance behaviour : An electronic ordering system case

    Författare :Katarina Arbin; Sweden Stockholm Stockholm School of Economics; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information system; e-procurement; e-ordering; individual; acceptance; adoption; continued use; behaviour; structures; routines; longitudinal; case study;

    Sammanfattning : Organizations have spent and continue to spend millions of dollars on information systems (IS) in order to enable business success. Information systems have long been used to help managers make better decisions, better understand the nature of customers and improve employee productivity. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Labor Market Disparities and Discrimination : Immigration, Education and Gender

    Författare :Gülay Özcan; Mahmood Arai; Nabanita Datta Gupta; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Immigrants; education; employment; discrimination; gender wage gap; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows. Do Host Country Educations Even Out the Playing Field? Immigrant-Native Labor Market Gaps in Sweden This study follows a cohort of students from Swedish compulsory school graduation in 1988 until 2002 to document differences in education, including grades and field of education, and labor market outcomes between immigrants and natives. LÄS MER