Essays about: "income levels divergence"

Found 5 essays containing the words income levels divergence.

  1. 1. Labor income inequalities in Swedish municipalities 1991-2017 : A study on regional effects and possible origins

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Mattias Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Labor income; income inequalities; regional perspective; Sweden; municipalities; skill-biased technological change; task-biased technological change; routine-biased technological change; job polarization; share of high skill workers; tertiary education; fixed effect regression;

    Abstract : Income inequalities have become a matter of major concern following reports that the working class and lower middle class of developed economies have income levels that are falling behind. Few studies have been conducted on the regional level even though this perspective might better capture the development of income inequalities, since national averages might hide local differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Paradox of Redistribution: A System Dynamics Translation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : David Collste; [2015]
    Keywords : Inequality; endogenous point of view; system dynamics; paradox of redistribution; poverty; inequality; system dynamics translation; welfare state regimes; social insurance; convergence; divergence;

    Abstract : Inequality has received renewed attention in the public as well as in the academic debate. According to one theory, the development of redistribution and inequality reflects the institutional design of the social insurances. READ MORE

  3. 3. Driving factors behind housheold debt - An anaylsis for the Swedish counties

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emelie Andersson; Erika Moritz; [2013]
    Keywords : debt level; monetary policy; mortgage; housing price; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the driving forces behind the debt level in the Swedish counties, the possibility that the metropolitan areas are different from the rest of the country and presents a short discussion about possible policy actions to address this matter. The results show that housing price and supply, wealth, income and average age have a significant impact on the debt level where a difference between the three metropolitan areas and the remaining counties of Sweden are found. READ MORE

  4. 4. Convergence Analysis: Sigma Convergence among Regions of Armenia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Artur Iskandaryan; [2010]
    Keywords : regional disparities; Sigma convergence; income levels divergence; inequality; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Despite being small-size and compact country – with only 200 kilometers stretch from far East to West – the economy of Armenia faces significant spatial differentiation in income levels and is characterized by high concentrations of population, economic and business activities in the capital city with peripheral regions lagging behind economic activity and wages. By using the data on monthly average wages of the Marzes (provinces) this paper seeks to empirically test the hypothesis of income level (wages) divergence in the country using the method of Sigma convergence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equal Prices for Everybody? An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Liberalization on Electricity Prices in Europe Using the Law of One Price

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Albert Rösch; Julia Teyssen; [2010]
    Keywords : European Union; Industrial Organization; Trade Theory; law of one price; electricity market; liberalization; Economics; econometrics; economic theory; economic systems; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Directive 2003/54/EC of the European Commission set the ground for an integrated and liberalized electricity market in Europe. According to the law of one price the possibility for perfect arbitrage and the absence of trade restrictions lead to homogeneous goods being priced uniformly across countries. READ MORE