Essays about: "relative income"

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  1. 1. When Work Disappears: Empirical Evidence from Sweden of Manufacturing Decline and its Effect on Marriage and Family Formation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Mika Lindgren; Sara Östros; [2022]
    Keywords : Bartik instrument; labor market shocks; import competition; marriage; fertility;

    Abstract : This thesis examines if local labor demand shocks stemming from increasing manufacturing competition from China shifts the employment status among young adults during the years 1995 to 2018, using data on Swedish municipalities. In the context of labor market uncertainties and family formation decisions, we aim to test whether changes in economic stature affects marriage, fertility and children's living circumstances in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. To hell with the state if work or economic equality is nowhere to be seen : Studying citizen political support in relation to economic indicators

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Robin Strandberg; [2022]
    Keywords : political system; political support; political culture; political subculture; unemployment; relative income inequality; gini coefficient;

    Abstract : The essential cornerstone of society and the state is political support. Studying political support is therefore very important in political sciences. The purpose of this study was to research political support and its interrelation with the economic indicators of unemployment and relative income inequality. The study built on previous research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does Unemployment Increase the Risk of Suicide? : Empirical Evidence from the OECD Countries

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Emil Björkman; [2022]
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    Abstract : Suicide is one of the leading causes of death around the world, where one person ends its own life every 40 seconds. Many different factors can explain the suicide decision, and one such factor is unemployment, which has negative health consequences and could increase the risk of suicide. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Income Inequality and the World Bank - The Depoliticization of Inequality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Bergling Sidenros; [2022]
    Keywords : The World Bank; neoliberalism; global inequality; depoliticization; meritocracy; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation tackles contemporary optimism regarding global income inequality trends from a critical perspective. It looks at the World Bank's influential report on global inequality from 2016, and investigates whether the World Bank's objective notion of themselves is plausible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wage Rigidities, Monetary Policy and Inequality: Insights from a three-agent New Keynesian model

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Tamar Den Besten; [2022]
    Keywords : monetary policy; new keynesian models; household heterogeneity; inequality; nominal wage rigidities;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I use a three-agent New Keynesian (THRANK) dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model, which features poor-, wealthy- and non-hand-to-mouth (HtM) households. I augment the model by introducing nominal wage rigidities to account for empirical evidence regarding wages and profits. READ MORE