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Do payroll tax cuts raise youth employment?
Johan Egebark Niklas Kaunitz
In 2007, the Swedish employer-paid payroll tax was cut on a large scale for young workers, substantially reducing labor costs for this group. We estimate a small impact, both on employment and o...
Sanctions for young welfare recipients
Gerard J. van den Berg Arne Uhlendorff Joachim Wolff
Social welfare systems usually imply specific obligations for benefit recipients. If a recipient does not comply with these obligations, a sanction involving a punitive benefits reduction may be...
Adolescent predictors of unemployment and disability pension across the life course – a longitudinal study of selection in 49 321 Swedish men
Tomas Hemmingsson Andreas Lundin
Objective: This study investigated the associations of adolescent cognitive ability, mental status and adaptability to school and work with unemployment from youth to mid-life. It also ...
The effect of summer jobs on post-schooling incomes
Kenneth Carling Ola Nääs Moudud Alam
In part because of high youth unemployment, students’ transition from school to work is an important policy and research topic. Public programs offering summer jobs or work while in high school ...
Networks and youth labor market entry
Lena Hensvik Oskar Nordström Skans
The paper provides an overview of existing knowledge regarding the role played by social networks in the process where young workers are matched to employing firms. We discuss standard theories ...
Time preferences and lifetime outcomes
Bart Golsteyn Hans Grönqvist Lena Lindahl
This paper investigates the relationship between time preferences and lifetime social and economic behavior. We use a Swedish longitudinal dataset that links information from a large survey on c...
Taxes and the choice of organizational form by entrepreneurs in Sweden
Karin Edmark Roger Gordon
This paper estimates the role of both tax and non-tax determinants in the choice in Sweden to be a closely-held corporation vs. a proprietorship, using individual data for 2004 to 2008 on owners...
The short- and long-term effects of school choice on student outcomes – evidence from a school choice reform in Sweden
Verena Wondratschek Karin Edmark Markus Frölich
This paper evaluates the effects of a major Swedish school choice reform. The reform in 1992 increased school choice and competition among public schools as well as through a large-scale introdu...
Intergenerational transmission of long-term sick leave
Malin Josephson Nina Karnehed Erica Lindahl Helena Persson
The aim of this study is to investigate the importance of intergenerational transmission of sick leave using universal Swedish register data on the rate of sickness benefits. We find that there ...
How long and how much? Learning about the design of wage subsidies from policy discontinuities
Employment and wage subsidies are used to combat long-term unemployment, yet there is little research to guide the design of such programs. Discontinuities in the design and implementation of wa...