Essays about: "labour income differences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words labour income differences.

  1. 1. The Migrant- and Gender Wage Gaps in Sweden : Evidence from a Quantile Decomposition

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Tilda Nilsson; [2021]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates the migrant- and gender wage gaps for female immigrants in the Swedish labour market for 2005. By using Swedish microdata on income and taking advantage of decomposition methods, in particular the Blinder-Oaxaca (1973) and the Recentered Influence Function, proposed by Firpo, Fortin and Lemieux (2018), this thesis analyses the pay gaps at the mean and across the distribution. READ MORE

  2. 2. ECONOMIC CRISES AND CRIME : The Effects of the Great Recession on Swedish Crime Rates

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jakob Granath; [2021]
    Keywords : economic crises; economic crisis; crime; crime rates; crisis severity;

    Abstract : This paper investigates the impact of the 2008's financial crisis on local crime rates in Sweden. I deploy a difference-in-differences approach that contrasts the changes in reported crimes between municipalities that are more or less crisis-exposed. The results show no significant effect on any crime category nor the aggregate crime rate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Foreign Direct Investment and Gender Inequalities in Labour Force Participation in African Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Nadab Abraha; [2020]
    Keywords : FDI; gender inequality; labour force participation; trade; economic growth; income inequality and education; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) has been described as a mechanism to promote employment. Recent research suggests that FDI could even impact gender inequalities in labour force participation. READ MORE

  4. 4. The gender wage gap in Italy : Study on the changes in the wage gap during the period of financial crisis

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Boguslawa Aleksandra Stec; Raneem Jisri; [2020]
    Keywords : gender wage gap; financial crisis; pay gap; Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition; Italy;

    Abstract : Everywhere around the world, whether in developing or developed countries, women earn less than men. This phenomenon is in no way new and it has been investigated for many years. Still, in today’s modern society, the wage gap does not appear to be closing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Minimum Wages and Poverty in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Lindelöw; [2019]
    Keywords : Minimum Wage; Poverty; India; Labour Market; Monopsony; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : A minimum wage policy has often been implemented to get workers out of poverty. However, the policy’s impact has been questioned, both theoretically and empirically, whether it fulfils its purpose. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of minimum wage on poverty in India. READ MORE