Essays about: "Income Inequality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 232 essays containing the words Income Inequality.

  1. 1. Quests for knowledge and social mobility : Vocational and on-the-job-training as navigational tactics in the urban labour market of Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2021]
    Keywords : On-The-Job training; OTJ; apprenticeship; Technical and Vocational Education and Training; TVET; Sierra Leone; urban; labour market; tailoring; trading; practice theory; social mobility; moral education; youth; unemployment; livelihood; informal sector;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the experiences of those learning tailoring and trading in Freetown, Sierra Leone via apprenticeships, other on-the-job training or Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs (TVET). I examine these forms of occupational training by investigating the practices underway, how knowledge transmission occurs, as well as why learners engage with and what they get out of these activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Immigration on Income Distribution : A Comparative Study of Ordinary Least Squares and Beta Regression

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Fanni Forslind; [2021]
    Keywords : Ordinary least squares OLS ; Beta regression; Proportion dependent variable; Gini coefficient; Income distribution; Immigration;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to estimate the relationship between income inequality and immigration in Sweden. To do so, data from the data base Kolada with observations from all 290 municipalities in Sweden is used. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is Trust Affected by Income Inequality?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Saara Haikonen; [2021]
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    Abstract : Contributing to a growing body of literature on the determinants of trust, I explore how municipal income inequality affects trust at local level (“localized trust”) and at general level (“generalized trust”). Using Swedish population and survey data 1996-2014, I find a negative relationship between a vast majority of inequality and trust variables studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. A cross-country analysis of o shore wealth determinants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Matteo Machiorlatti; [2020-07-10]
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    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Ungrouping Income Distributions - The Italian Doxa Survey of 1948

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Matteo Santi; [2020-07-10]
    Keywords : Data Ungrouping; Quantitative Economic History; ; Inequality; Poverty;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE