Essays about: "Overlapping generations"

Found 5 essays containing the words Overlapping generations.

  1. 1. Estimating the Socioeconomic Impact from Worksite Health Promoting Activities through a Quantitative Approach

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Magnus Klingspor; Emanuel Brendarou; [2015]
    Keywords : Absenteeism; Human capital; Health promotion program; Dynamic model;

    Abstract : In recent years, Sweden has faced soaring numbers of sick leave reports and costs associated with sickness absence. This has highlighted the importance of worksite health promoting activities, based on the assumption that such would offset the recent trend shift in public health. READ MORE

  2. 2. Youth civic engagement in Bhutan: Obedient citizens or social activists?

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Riikka Suhonen; [2014]
    Keywords : youth participation; civic engagement; democratisation; Bhutan; active citizenship;

    Abstract : People’s participation in their own development is at the core of Communication for Development. This study explores the potential and barriers for youth civic engagement especially among the urban youth in Bhutan, a newly democratised country in the Eastern Himalayas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bitter Roots that Prevent the Sweet Fruits of Education

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Huub Brouwer; Jasper Buijnsters; [2013]
    Keywords : human capital; rising old-age dependency; borrowing constraints; tuition subsidy; education;

    Abstract : In nearly all developed countries, the fraction of elderly in the population will rise considerably during the next four decades. This rise in old-age dependency will have significant ramifications for welfare. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Homeowner Tax and Economic Efficiency in Sweden

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Tobias Lönnevall; [2006]
    Keywords : Homeowner tax; Overlapping Generations Model;

    Abstract : Several studies have shown that housing capital receives preferential tax treatment in many countries, and that this creates welfare reducing distortions. This happens through an over-investment in housing capital that distorts the composition of the aggregate capital stock. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income and Welfare Effects of Personal Accounts for Social Security: Simulations of Investment-Based Unemployment Benefits and Retirement Pensions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Erik Adolfsson; [2006]
    Keywords : Retirement pension; Investment-based; Individual savings; Overlapping generations;

    Abstract : The sustainability of unfunded European public welfare systems has been questioned due to increasingly older populations. The present work studies the impact of an investment-based system for social security by use of an overlapping generations model. Mandatory individual savings accumulate on personal accounts. READ MORE