Occupational structure and skill composition of the Swedish labor markets, 1870–2010

Pågående forskning
Avdelningen för ekonomisk historia, Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

Kort beskrivning

This project examines the occupational structure and skill composition in Sweden during its rapid industrialization phase from 1870s onward. More specifically, it aims to find evidence of skill-biased or task-biased technological change, and whether the changes in skill composition resulted in changes in income inequality among workers. Furthermore, the project aims to account for differential regional outcomes, migration, and the supply of skilled workers during the period under study.

Doktorandtjänst: Suvi Heikkuri
Handledare: Svante Prado