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Intelligens och personlighetsdrag som förklaring till inkomst(löne-)skillnader mellan individer


  • Antelius, Jesper

    () (Skolverket)

  • Zetterberg, Johnny

    (Trade Union Institute for Economic Research)


Social kompetens, pålitlighet, självförtroende etc betraktas allmänt som värdefulla personlighetsdrag för individens karriärmöjligheter och löneutveckling men förekommer sällan som förklaringsfaktorer i empirisk lönebildningsforskning, mycket beroende på att det i regel saknas tillräckligt detaljerade individdatamaterial. Vid sidan av intelligens är sådana personlighetsdrag viktiga för att förklara löneskillnader mellan individer med till synes likartad utbildning. I denna uppsats redovisas empiriska resultat från en framväxande lönebildningslitteratur om individens personlighetsdrag som lönebestämmande faktor. I detta sammanhang redovisas också preliminära resultat från en ny svensk studie som bl a visar att personlighetsdrag i termer av individens självuppfattning är lönsamt särskilt i höga lönelägen i inkomstfördelningen.

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  • Antelius, Jesper & Zetterberg, Johnny, 2004. "Intelligens och personlighetsdrag som förklaring till inkomst(löne-)skillnader mellan individer," Working Paper Series 202, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:fiefwp:0202

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    1. Lundborg, Per, 2005. "Wage Fairness, Growth and the Utilization of R&D Workers," Working Paper Series 206, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research.
    2. Lundborg, Per, 2005. "Wage Theories for the Swedish Labour Market," Working Paper Series 207, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research.

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    Incitamentspåverkande preferenser; kognitiv och icke-kognitiv förmåga; relativ och absolut självuppfattning; inkomstfördelning;

    JEL classification:

    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management


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