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Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Prof Anders Björklund
Universitetsvägen 10 F
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A theoretical, empirical and experimental analysis of d wage formation, wage requests and risk preferences
A theoretical, empirical and experimental analysis of wage setting in Sweden
Swedish wage setting has recently undergone a large change by shifting towards a more decentralised wage-setting practice resulting in individual wage bargaining having a more pronounced role. Although there is a large literature on wage bargaining and wage formation the role of wage-requests is ...
Alcohol in Eastern Europe - a public health perspective
Alcohol consumption is a big public health problem in Eastern Europe. In this project we use time series analyses to assess how various forms of mortality respond to changes in population drinking in a number of countries in this region: Bulgaria, Czech Republic (or Czechoslovakia), former East ...
Changing institutions and outcome: Welfare states in a comparative perspective
This program addresses the consequences of welfare state variation from an institutional and comparative perspective. It claims that comparative research hereto primarily based on expenditure levels is likely to misspecify the effects of welfare state programs. Both positive and negative views of ...
Credit Constraints and Firms’ Employment Behavior: Lessons from the Swedish Banking Crisis of 1991-1993
Developing an Occupational Information Depository
The starting point for this project is, first, that there is room for improved standards in how social researchers access and utilise occupational information resources. Second, that the empirically grounded analysis of occupational positions is a fruitful area for further sociological research. ...
Does safety Make People Lazy? The Significance of Welfare State and Labour Market Organization for Individuals' Work Orientation and Labour Supply in Comparative Perspective
The positive effects of the welfare state have been increasingly contested. One argument is that comprehensive regimes will decrease incentives to work, thus ultimately lowering economic growth. Broad comparative research on this is still limited, and empirical evidence of the unintended ...
Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion
The network will mobilise and develop research expertise across Europe on economic change, quality of life and social cohesion. It will stimulate high quality comparative European research on social cohesion and its determinants; encourage the development of additional research centres; provide an ...
Economic Change, Unequal Life-chances and Quality of Life
The proposal is aimed at establishing a network involving teams of five major research institutions with established track records in comparative European research. The network will focus on the theme of "Economic Change, Unequal Life-chances and Quality of Life". More particularly it will focus on ...
Economic decision making in families: Development of measures and tests of theories on decisions on household work and labor market work
This projects consists of several empirical studies of economic decision-making in families concerning household and labor market work. Until some decades ago economic decisions of families were not treated differently than economic decision-making by a single individual. It was commonly assumed ...
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Almquist, Ylva, PhD student
Andersson Joona, Pernilla, Dr
Bihagen, Erik, Dr
Bos, Marieke, Dr
Boye, Katarina, Dr
Bäckman, Olof, Dr
Böhlmark, Anders, Dr
Celikaksoy, Aycan, Dr
Erikson, Robert, Prof
Eriksson, Rickard, Dr
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Labour Relations and Human Resource Management (Swedish Institute for Social Research)
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