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The importance of family background in different socioeconomic groups
It is well-documented that family background is important in virtually all aspects of life. While there is a vast literature on the heterogeneity of the importance of family background, often me...
Evaluation of the equality grant
The Equity grant is a compensatory government grant for organisers in Swedish compulsory school. It was introduced in 2018 and has gradually increased since then. In 2022, the grant amounted to ...
How were students affected by the expansion of upper secondary voucher schools?
Karin Edmark Carla Haelermans Iftikhar Hussain
The project investigates how the expansion of upper secondary voucher schools during the 1990s and 2000s affected students’ educational trajectory and later outcomes. In a first step, it e...
Hur påverkas barn med invandrarbakgrund av att börja skolan tidigare?
Barn med invandrarbakgrund presterar i genomsnitt sämre i skolan än sina klasskamrater. Vilka färdigheter som ett barn förvärvar i hemmet före skolstart skiljer sig...
Educational attainment and labour market perspectives in the offspring of parents with psychiatric illness: evidence base for preventive strategies
James J. Crowley David Mataix-Cols Ashley Nordsletten Anna Sidorchuk
The aim is to explore how and to what extent parental psychiatric disorders in families where either both parents or one parent are affected by mental disorders impact their children’s edu...
Sexual harassment by patients and care recipients? Students in the Health and Social Care programme on their future vocation
Maria Hedlin Eva Klope
The purpose of the project is to investigate how students in the Health and Social Care programme perceive the sexual harassment that can occur by patients and care recipients in the sector. We ...
The effect of higher-stake grades on student achievement
This project evaluates a high school admission reform in Stockholm to study whether students respond to incentives for higher grades. Prior to the reform, compulsory school graduates were alloca...
School autonomy and subject-specific timetables
Matthew Lindquist Karin Edmark Iman Dadgar
The purpose of the project is to investigate the effects of a decentralisation reform that gave schools more authority over how to allocate the instruction time across subjects. The reform was c...
A profession in change: a study of the career teacher reform and the state grant for teacher salary increase
The study is a survey directed to all teachers with a teacher ID in Sweden. The study aims at investigating the significance and consequences of implementing the career positions of first teache...
The effect of migration policies in Sweden on the integration of immigants, human capital accumulation and education decisions
Alex Solis Björn Öckert
With over 16% of the population born abroad, Sweden is a very ethnically diverse country. Unfortunately, it is also a country where the immigrant-native differential in the labour market is amon...