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Inheritance of fields of study
This project is about how university fields of study are inherited across generations. In Sweden, children are three times as likely to graduate from the field that their parent studied. But thi...
The effect of higher-stake grades on student achievement
Helena Holmlund Lucas Tilley
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...
Income expectations and selection to higher education
Nikolay Angelov Per Johansson Mikael Lindahl Ariel Pihl
The size of the monetary return to education is probably the most studied question in empirical labour market economics. The reason is that the return is considered an important financial incent...
Lärarkvalifikationer, skolkostnader och studieresultaten inom vuxenutbildningen
Helena Holmlund Lucas Tilley
I samband med att Kunskapslyftet introducerades 1997 ökade antalet studenter inom vuxenutbildning kraftigt, från cirka 100 000 platser 1996 till cirka 200 000 platser 1998. Detta medf...
The social mobility of refugee children
Sweden saw an unprecedented wave of migration following the wars in former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s. This project follows the children of this refugee group, for up to 25 years. We study ed...
Measuring the effects of integration quality in pre-school using a scaffolding scale for supported learning
Ida Bertell Sofia Frankenberg
The objective of this study is to develop a scaffolding scale to study the importance of interaction quality in terms of supported learning between teachers and children in pre-school. ...
Skills, Parental sorting, and child inequality
Martin Nybom Erik Plug Bas van der Klaauw Lennart Ziegler
This project studies a new potential explanation for the growing earnings inequality that has been documented in many countries since the 1980s. We first formulate a simple skill and education m...
The effects of targeted interventions to support refugee pupils
In 2015, Sweden accommodated an unprecedented number of refugees and more refugee children than ever before were received in Swedish schools. In 2016, the Swedish National Agency for Education w...
The role of mothers and fathers in providing skills - Evidence from parental deaths
Helena Holmlund Anders Björklund Jérome Adda
The purpose of this study is to investigate the roles of mothers and fathers in providing skills by examining evidence from parental deaths in childhood. Childhood bereavement does not only cons...
Kan utbildning kompensera för andra miljökomponenter?
Linuz Aggeborn Eva Mörk Mattias Öhman Björn Öckert
I mitten av 90-talet reformerades den svenska gymnasieskolan från ett linje- till programgymnasium. Reformen innebar bland annat en förlängning av tvååriga utbildningar till tre år, samt ett mer...