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Workplace size and sickness absence transitions
This study examines how workplace size relates to transitions in- and out-of sickness absence. Overall, the study finds important differences in the long-term sickness absence behavior of indivi...
Endogenous tie formation mechanisms in a directed network generated by employee mobility
Francois Collet Peter Hedström
This study investigates mechanisms of tie formation in an interorganizational network generated by the mobility of employees between organizations. We analyze a data set that contains informatio...
The value of earning for learning: performance bonuses in immigrant language training
We study the effects of performance bonuses in immigrant language training for adults. A Swedish policy pilot conducted in 2009–2010 gave a randomly assigned group of municipalities the right to...
The economics of grief
Gerard J. van den Berg Petter Lundborg Johan Vikström
We study the short-run and long-run economic impact of one of the largest losses that an individual can face; the death of a child. We utilize unique merged registers on the entire Swedish popul...
Labour supply responses to paid parental leave
Arizo Karimi Erica Lindahl Peter Skogman Thoursie
Women account for the majority of parental leave take-up, which is likely one of the major reasons for the gender gap in income and wages. Consequently, many countries exert effort to promote a ...
University entrance selection and age at admission
Christina Wikström Magnus Wikström
This paper focuses on the predictive validity of the upper secondary grade point average (GPA), when used as selection instrument to higher education. The purpose of the paper is to find out if ...
Mothers’ income recovery after childbearing
Nikolay Angelov Arizo Karimi
This paper examines the time profile of the effect of fertility on female labour earnings with respect to time since birth. To address endogeneity of fertility to labour income, we use the same-...
Independent schools and long-run educational outcomes – evidence from Sweden´s large scale voucher reform
Anders Böhlmark Mikael Lindahl
This paper evaluates average educational performance effects of an expanding independent- school sector at the compulsory level by assessing a radical voucher reform that was implemented in Swed...
The effect of age-targeted tax credits on retirement behavior
This paper analyzes the effect of two age-targeted policy initiatives to delay retirement that were simultaneously implemented in Sweden in 2007: an earned income tax credit and a payroll t...
Measuring workers' health and psychosocial work-environment on firm productivity
Fredrik Ödegaard Pontus Roos
We discuss a model for analyzing and measuring workers' health and psychosocial work-environment on firm productivity. Productivity is measured through the Malmquist productivity index approach ...