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Wages, Inequality and Consequences for the Economy


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Title: Wages, Inequality and Consequences for the Economy
Authors: Gärtner, Svenja
E-mail: svenja.gartner@gu.se
Issue Date: 3-Apr-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economy and Society ; Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle
Parts of work: (1) GÄRTNER, SVENJA (forthcoming) New macro-economic evidence on internal migration in Sweden, 1967-2003. Regional Studies. DOI:10.1080/00343404.2014.899693 (Estimated Publication date - 14 May 2014)

(2) GÄRTNER, SVENJA (forthcoming) German stagnation versus Swedish progression: gender wage gaps in comparison, 1960–2006. Scandinavian Economic History Review, no.2, 2014. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03585522.2013.836986

(3) GÄRTNER, SVENJA & PRADO, SVANTE Unlocking the social trap: Inequality, trust and the Scandinavian welfare state (submitted to journal)

(4) GÄRTNER, SVENJA Winning ugly? The impact of wage inequality on labor productivity (submitted to journal)
Date of Defence: 2014-04-25
Disputation: Fredagen den 25 april 2014, kl. 10.15 i sal E45, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Economic History
11
Keywords: wage inequality
gender gap
internal migration
productivity
welfare state
GMM
2SLS
Sweden
Abstract: This dissertation consists of four research articles and an introductory chapter. The introduction gives an overview about the field of income inequality, an empirical overview of its development, a discussion of methodological issues and a summary of the four articles. Article 1 gives new empirical evidence on internal migration’s macro-economic impact factors in Sweden from 1967 to 2003. The dynamic panel model’s more accurate estimation contradicts recent results arguing that wage difference... more
ISBN: 978-91-86217-10-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/35271
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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