The functioning of the labour market
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Competition for promotion and specialisation within the household
Spencer Bastani Thomas Giebe Oliver Guertler
In this theoretical subproject, we study the optimal labour supply within the family when both parents compete for promotion in their respective workplaces and the implications for specialisatio...
Professional networks and the labour market assimilation of immigrants
Mattias Engdahl Sébastien Willis Olof Åslund
Previous research has shown that personal contacts play an important role in the filling of new jobs. Less is known about the role of personal networks in foreign-born individuals’ chances...
Relative income within households and labour supply: Evidence from a teacher salary increase
Erik Grönqvist Lena Hensvik Anna Thoresson
Previous research indicates that the relative income between spouses matters for the division of labour within the household. This project aims at contributing to this literature by taking advan...
Does the return to match quality depend on workers' outside options?
Simon Ek Peter Fredriksson Lena Hensvik Oskar Nordström Skans
This project examines whether the relationship between an employee’s match quality – how well the employee’s skills correspond to the job’s qualification requirements &nd...
City size and wage inequality: The role of firm productivity in changing income dispersion
Daniel Halvarsson Martin Korpi
In the present research project, we investigate the extent to which competition for labour within different industries affects the variation in wage income among those working within these indus...
Efterfrågan på arbetskraft och löneskillnader
Adrian Adermon Simon Ek Georg Graetz Yaroslav Yakymovych
I detta projekt avser vi studera hur yrkes-specifika lönepremier har förändrats i Sverige under perioden 1996–2013.
Många rika länder har under senare dece...
Financial crisis and firm behaviour: Evidence from the Swedish banking crisis in the early 90s
Julien Grenet Hans Grönqvist Daniel Jahnson
The Swedish banking crisis in the early 1990s, among the five most severe financial crises historically, provides an insightful yet previously unexplored episode to improve our understanding of ...
Sibling wealth corelations
Adrian Adermon Kristin Gunnarsson
A large literature has studied social mobility between generations. Many of these studies estimate correlations between siblings, which provide a measure of how important family background and s...
Family friendly firms? Worker mobility, firm attributes and wage trajectories of women and men
Per Johansson V. Joseph Hotz Arizo Karimi
Despite the convergence in labour force participation, educational level, and the choice of professions observed in the last few decades, significant gender wage gaps still persist in all indust...
Effekter av höjd avgångsskyldighet
Johannes Hagen Håkan Selin Spencer Bastani
När en anställd blir 67 år har arbetsgivaren rätt att säga upp personen på godtyckliga grunder. Vi studerar effekter av en reform som i praktiken höjde avg&a...