Jan Selén

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Very little is known about the prevalence of morning work and its relationship with sleep and fatigue. The present study obtained data from a representative sample of the Swedish population (N = 5489) to address this limitation in the literature. The results show that 15% of the population commenced work, at least occasionally, before 05:30 h and(More)
Long-term sickness absence has doubled in Sweden, as has complaints of disturbed sleep. The present study sought to investigate the prospective link between long-term sickness absence and disturbed sleep or fatigue. Sleep and fatigue from a representative national sample was followed up 1.5-2 yr later in terms of return from long-term (>or=90 d) and(More)
The elasticity of taxable income indicates the effects on income from a change in the marginal tax rate. In a number of studies on U.S. data rather strong effects have been found, although estimates seem lower in more recent papers. Studies based on data from other countries are only a few and indicate lower effects. A difference-indifferences approach(More)
  • Lena Granqvist, Jan Selén, Ann-Charlotte Ståhlberg, Se
  • 2002
Most labour market analyses take money wages as the sole measure of compensation for labour. Fringe benefits and earnings-related insurance rights are excluded from this measure of labour compensation. We examine a more proper and extended compensation measure by including mandatory collective earnings-related insurance rights. These are individual old age(More)
Wages are not only money wages. For an employee, the wage consists of all the benefits that he or she is entitled to as a result of employment. His or her total remuneration for work is composed of money wages plus non-wage benefits such as earnings-related or employment-related insurance rights. In Europe, earnings-related insurance mainly takes the form(More)
  • Katarina Richardson, Anders Björklund, Johan I Stennek, Anders Edin, Anders Forslund, Alan Manning +4 others
  • 2000
Married, cohabiting, and divorced men in Sweden earn more than single men. The wage premium earned by married men has declined since 1968, mainly due to decreasing productivity differences between married and single men. During this period, reforms have been undertaken to induce spouses to share labor market and housework more equally. If this wage(More)
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