Being young and exposed to violent crime can increase the risk of labour market exclusion, at least for women. For young men, there is not the same risk – unless they themselves have also committed a violent crime.
What you earn in a given year says more about how your lifetime income will develop than your social class does. This is the finding of a new study from the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI).
After reserving a second month of parental leave benefits, fathers’ uptake of parental leave in the first two years of the child’s life increased more if they were also exposed to indirect reform effects, via coworkers.
In addition to the positive effects of having high grades in itself, being top of the class increases the probability that a student finishes a longer education, a new dissertation from SOFI show.
Men with foreign-sounding names applying for a job receive significantly fewer responses to their applications than female applicants with a foreign-sounding name, a new dissertation from SOFI shows.
In school, girls in general outperform boys in math-related fields. But even when girls have a relatively higher ability in math, they more often choose other education trajectories.