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Automation when skills are bundled
Automation affects workers because it affects the return to their skills when performing different tasks. I propose a general equilibrium model of occupational choice and technological change wh...
Dispersion over the business cycle: passthrough, productivity and demand?
Mikael Carlsson Alex Clymo Knut-Eric Joslin
We characterize the dispersion of firm-level productivity and demand shocks over the business cycle using Swedish microdata including prices and analyse the consequences for firms and the aggreg...
Reducing the gender gap in parental leave through economic incentives? – Evidence from the gender equality bonus in Sweden
Using administrative data from Sweden, I study an internationally unique parental leave policy that rewarded parents with a financial bonus as a function of their division of paid parental leave...
A lifecycle estimator of intergenerational income mobility
Martin Nybom Jan Stuhler Ursula Mattioli Mello
The estimation of intergenerational mobility ideally requires full income histories to determine lifetime incomes. However, as applications are typically based on shorter snapshots, estimates ar...
Earnings losses and the role of the welfare state during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from Sweden
Many governments introduced temporary adjustments to counter the economic and health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. We study the importance of already existing government transfers and p...
The financial situation of people with severe mental illness in an advanced welfare state
Schizophrenia spectrum, bipolar, and major depressive disorders are severe mental illnesses (SMIs) that not only entail great suffering for those affected but also major societal costs. In this ...
Mothers’ birth giving status and the division of parental leave. A comparison of adoptive and biological parents
Ylva Moberg Maaike van der Vleuten
Mothers’ longer time on parental leave after having children has been proposed as one reason for remaining gender inequalities in the labor market. This paper investigates the determinants...
Deservingness and street-level decision-making. Two survey experiments on the use of discretion in the public sector
When prioritising among clients, street-level bureaucrats may partly base their decisions on an assessment of the extent to which clients are deserving of help. We examine the impact of two &ldq...
Policies for young adults with reduced work capacity
Caroline Hall Inés Hardoy Kristine von Simson
The rising numbers of young people with disability pension concerns many advanced economies. We present results from a comparative analysis of Sweden and Norway, two countries which are very sim...
Consequences of job loss for routine workers
Routine-biased technological change has led to the worsening of labour market prospects for workers in exposed occupations as their work has increasingly been done by machines. Routine workers w...