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What about the economic perspectives on domestic violence? Insights from the webinar

26 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown restrictions have amplified the academic and policy interest in the causes and consequences of domestic violence. With this in mind, the FREE Network invited academic researchers to participate in an online workshop “Economic perspectives on domestic violence“. Read the full summary from the workshop and learn more!

Domestic violence – the case of Sweden during the pandemic

13 October 2020
Violence within the home is the most common form of interpersonal violence for women. While children and men are also victims of abuse of various kind within the family, intimate partner violence committed by men against women is generally the most common form of domestic violence. Has intimate partner violence increased in Sweden during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Transition and Beyond: Women on the labour market in the context of changing social norms

01 October 2020
What are the developments of gender gaps in the labour market and social norms related to labour market activity? Authors from BEROC, BICEPS, CenEA, CEFIR, ISET PI and SITE discuss change of labour markets in the latest FROGEE brief.

Prostitution and Violence - Evidence from Sweden

09 December 2019
What are the consequences of the “Nordic Model” of prostitution legislation adopted in Sweden in 1999? This working paper focuses on various measures of violence, distinguishing between known and unknown perpetrator, indoor and outdoor crimes, and on health outcomes such as hospitalizations.

Women in Top Incomes: Evidence from Sweden 1974–2013

01 August 2017
by Jesper Roine (with Anne Boschini and Kristin Gunnarsson), IZA Discussion Paper

The Donor Footprint and Gender Gaps

01 June 2017
by Maria Perrotta Berlin, Evelina Bonnier and Anders Olofsgård, UNU Wider Working Paper

Can the Poor Be Mobilized? Cooperation and Public Goods in Rural India

04 November 2016
by Anders Olofsgård (with Raj M. Desai and Shareen Joshi), SITE Working Paper

Closing the Gender Gap in Education: What is the State of Gaps in Labor Force Participation for Women, Wives and Mothers?

01 September 2013
by Ina Ganguli (with Ricardo Hausmann and Martina Viarengo), published in International Labour Review

On the Role of Capital Gains in Top Incomes

01 October 2010
by Jesper Roine (witd D. Waldenström), Uppsala Center for Labor Studies Working Paper

Intergenerational top income mobility in Sweden: Capitalist dynasties in the land of equal opportunity?

01 September 2010
by Jesper Roine (with A. Björklund and D. Waldenström), the Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper
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