Sökning: "Unobserved heterogeneity"

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  1. 1. Equality of opportunity, heterogeneity and poverty

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Nationalekonomi

    Författare :William Nilsson; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Equality of opportunity; Semiparametric; Poverty; Heterogeneity; State dependence; Twins; Unemployment; Divorce; Spousal response; Selection; Panel data; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Paper [I] studies equality of opportunity in Sweden. The distinction between circumstances that constrain an individual’s opportunities and the individual choices also affecting a particular outcome is the main idea of theories of equality of opportunity. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Labor Supply and Poverty: A microeconometric application

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Nizamul Islam; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Supply; State Dependence; Unobserved Heterogeneity; Poverty persistency;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four papers in applied micro econometrics. The first paper evaluates the discrete choice labor supply Model by Monte Carlo experiment. The 2nd paper investigates the relationships between participation decisions and both the fertility decision and women's non-labor income. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Discrimination, Sickness Absence, and Labor Market Policy

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Jonas Lagerström; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :Economics; Discrimination; Unobserved heterogeneity; Absenteeism; Social experiment; Active labor market policy; Program evaluation; Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation consists of an introduction and four self-contained essays:Essay 1 (with Stefan Eriksson) investigates empirically whether being unemployed per se reduces the probability of getting contacted by a firm. Individuals registered at the Swedish employment offices post their qualifications in a database available to employers over the Internet. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Issues in Urban Travel Demand Modelling ICT Implications and Trip timing choice

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH

    Författare :Maria Börjesson; KTH.; [2006]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Travel Demand; ICT; Tele-substitution; Revealed Preference; Stated Preference; Mixed Logit; Unobserved Heterogeneity; Travel Time Uncertainty; Schedule Delay; 11 Road: Personal transport; 11 Road: Personal transport; Journey; Mathematical model; Origin traffic ; Time; Telecommuting; Journey time; Variability; Stated preference; Delay;

    Sammanfattning : Travel demand forecasting is essential for many decisions, such as infrastructure investments and policy measures. Traditionally travel demand modelling has considered trip frequency, mode, destination and route choice. This thesis considers two other choice dimensions, hypothesised to have implications for travel demand forecasting. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Work, Sickness, Earnings, and Early Exits from the Labor Market: An empirical analysis using Swedish longitudinal data

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Daniela Andrén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; annual earnings and hourly wages; short-term; and long-term absenteeism due to sickness; disability; exits from the labor market; multiple spells; unobserved heterogeneity; duration analysis.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis contains a general overview, and five papers on the work, earnings, sickness, and early exits from the labor market of individuals in Sweden. Using relatively reliable data for hours worked and annual earnings, Paper 1 analyses the effects of (previous) sickness on both annual earnings and hourly wages, and find that people have lower annual earnings if they have experienced long-term sickness, and there is only a very week effect on the hourly wages. LÄS MER