The functioning of the labour market
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Intergenerational mobility in a recession: Evidence from Sweden
Martin Nybom Jan Stuhler
This project studies how recessions impact intergenerational mobility. Our objective is to explore whether the effects of recessions on young adults differ by family background, and whether the ...
Limbo or leverage? Asylum waiting and refugee integration
In this project, we investigate whether the waiting time before asylum cases are closed affects the labour market integration of refugees. A handful of previous studies from different countries ...
Evaluation of the Swedish EITC phase-out
In this project we evaluate the earnings effects of the phase-out of the Swedish Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC (jobbskatteavdraget) was first introduced in 2007, and it has been expa...
Labour migration and firm behaviour
Cristina Bratu Hans Grönqvist
In December 2008, Sweden introduced an entirely employer-driven labour immigration system for non-European workers. Recruiting firms took the centre stage as unions fell out of favour. We study ...
How information about economic incentives affects parental leave and labour supply
Rafael Ahlskog Pär Nyman
The Swedish EITC (Jobbskatteavdraget) strengthens the incentives for parents to share parental leave equally. However, few people know how the tax reduction works. Does this lack of kno...
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 ...
Earnings risk in the presence of firm shocks and long term contracts
Understanding the sources of earnings uncertainty faced by workers in the labor market is fundamental to the design of insurance policies that intend to reduce uncertainty and inequality in the ...
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...
Health and unemployment
Annette Bergemann Erik Grönqvist Soffia Guðbjörnsdóttir
Losing the job can have a number of direct negative consequences for your economic and social situation. But unemployment can also affect your health through increased stress or the adoption o...