Essays on human capital development, wage dynamics and religious participation

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en Santavirta, Torsten 2018-08-13T12:41:01Z 2018-08-13T12:41:01Z 2011
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-4281-7
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4934
dc.description.abstract This dissertation consists of four empirical essays and an introductory chapter that puts the findings of the separate essays into context. The first essay compares different wage setting models to one another using Finnish linked employer-employee data. The main finding of this essay is that during a job spell, past labor market conditions have only little persistent effects on a workers current wages. The following two essays study the long term consequences of evacuating Finnish child-evacuees to foster care in Sweden during World War II. The second essay shows that children assigned to a foster family of high socioeconomic status (SES) were more likely to be enrolled in general secondary school and more likely to graduate from University that the children placed in families of lower SES. The third essay finds a null effect of the evacuation program on adult depression while controlling for key preintervention variables. The fourth essay looks at how economic incentives affect church membership using Finnish data. The finding is that economic incentives do on average play a role in the likelihood of being a member of state church. en
dc.format.extent iv, 26, [125] s.
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Aalto University publication series. DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS
dc.relation.ispartofseries 83/2011
dc.title Essays on human capital development, wage dynamics and religious participation en
dc.type G5 Artikkeliväitöskirja fi Kauppakorkeakoulu fi School of Business en
dc.contributor.department Kansantaloustieteen laitos fi
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:978-952-60-4281-7
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Kansantaloustiede fi
dc.programme.major Economics en
dc.type.ontasot Väitöskirja (artikkeli) fi
dc.type.ontasot Doctoral dissertation (article-based) en
dc.contributor.supervisor Ilmakunnas, Pekka, professor
dc.opn Lindahl, Mikael, professor, Uppsala University, Sweden
dc.subject.helecon families
dc.subject.helecon households
dc.subject.helecon kotitaloudet
dc.subject.helecon palkka
dc.subject.helecon pay
dc.subject.helecon perhe
dc.subject.helecon psychology
dc.subject.helecon psykologia
dc.subject.helecon työ
dc.subject.helecon work 2011-11-11
dc.dissid 430
dc.identifier.bibid 574890

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