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Labor-share dynamics -The role of import competition
Does increasing product-market competition from foreign firms affect domestic labor shares? By combining detailed Swedish firm-level data with an instrumental variable design, I show that an inc...
To work or not to work? Effects of temporary public employment on future employment and benefits
We evaluate a temporary public sector employment program targeted at individuals with weak labor market attachment in the City of Stockholm. Having access to rich high-quality individual-l...
Intergenerational mobility in a recession: Evidence from Sweden
Martin Nybom Jan Stuhler
We use complete-count register data to describe various features of intergenerational mobility in Sweden. First, we document the extent of regional variation in educational and income mobility a...
All geared towards success? Cultural origins of gender gaps in student achievement
Helena Holmlund Helmut Rainer Patrick Reich
Although geographical and temporal variations in gender achievement gaps have received considerable attention, the role of culture in explaining this variation is not well understood. We exploit...
What makes a good caseworker?
How do caseworkers affect job finding and what characterizes a productive caseworker? To answer these questions we exploit variation coming from the fact that many local employment offices in Sw...
Does online search improve the match quality of new hires?
This paper studies the effects of the high-speed internet expansion on the match quality of new hires. We combine data on internet availability at the local level with German individual register...
The effect of negative income shocks on pensioners
Alexander Willén Julian Vedeler Johansen
This paper provides novel evidence on the labor supply response to negative income shocks in retirement, exploiting an institutional feature that caused differential and unexpected income losses...
Employer concentration and wages for specialized workers
This paper studies how wages respond to a sudden change in employer concentration. It exploits a reform that deregulated the Swedish pharmacy market, which until 2009 was a monopoly. The reform ...
Is longer education a substitute for job search through social contacts?
This paper investigates whether longer upper secondary education affects the role of parents in the job finding process. Previous research has shown that less educated workers rely more on conta...
Mandatory integration agreements for unemployed job seekers
Barbara Hofmann Gesine Stephan Arne Uhlendorff Gerard J. van den Berg
Integration Agreement (IA) are contracts between the employment agency and the unemployed, nudging the latter to comply with rules on search behavior. We designed and implemented an RCT involvin...