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  1. 1. 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

  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 :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Författare :Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Labor, Trade and Finance : Essays in Applied Economics

    Författare :Mengyi Cao; Mårten Palme; Mikael Lindahl; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human Capital; Education; Home Equity; International Trade; Pension Plan; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Credit Constraint and College Attendance. This paper shows that housing wealth alleviate credit constraints for potential college attendees by enabling home owners to extract equity from their property and invest it in the education. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays in Empirical Labor Economics

    Författare :John Ekberg; Jonas Agell; Mårten Palme; Steinar Holden; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; J30; J13; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays in the field of empirical labor economics.The first essay, Nominal Wage Rigidity in the Swedish Labor Market, presents an empirical investigation of the extent of downward nominal wage rigidity on the Swedish labor market. LÄS MER