Björn Gustafsson

Göteborg University - Department of Social Work

Professor

Göteborg

Sweden

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

China's Lesser Known Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2152
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
Quheng Deng and Björn Gustafsson
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

China, hukou, rural-to-urban migration

2.

Rural People's Perception of Poverty in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2486
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Björn Gustafsson and Ximing Yue
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and School of Finance, Renmin University of China
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Citation 2

Abstract:

China, poverty, poverty line

3.

At the Lower End of the Table: Determinants of Poverty among Immigrants to Denmark and Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1551
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Apr 2005
Amternes og Kommunernes Forskningsinstitut (AKF), Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Arhus University - Centre for Labour Market and Social Research (CLS) and University of Aarhus - Centre for Research in Social Integration and Marginalization (CIM)
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Abstract:

poverty, immigrants, panel data

4.

Social Assistance Receipt and its Importance for Combating Poverty in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2758
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 May 2007
Björn Gustafsson and Quheng Deng
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Abstract:

social assistance, poverty, China, cultural revolution

5.

Intergenerational Influences on the Receipt of Unemployment Insurance in Canada and Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Nov 2000
Miles Corak, Björn Gustafsson and Torun Osterberg
Statistics Canada, Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

Unemployment insurance, intergenerational mobility, unemployment

6.

Villages Where China's Ethnic Minorities Live

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2418
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Abstract:

China, ethnic minorities, income, wealth, migration

7.

Temporary and Persistent Poverty Among Ethnic Minorities and the Majority in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3791
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Abstract:

China, poverty, ethnic minorities

8.

Income Effects from Labor Market Training Programs in Sweden During the 80's and 90's

IZA Discussion Paper No. 603
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Oct 2002
Thomas Andrén and Björn Gustafsson
DAV Institute of Management - National Institute of Economic Research and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

Labor Market Training, Non-experimental Estimator, Positive Sorting, Unobserved Heterogeneity to Training Reward, Random Coefficient Model

9.

Rank, Income and Income Inequality in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3843
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Dec 2008
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

China, rank, income, income inequality

10.

Top Incomes in Sweden During Three-Quarters of a Century: A Micro Data Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2672
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Björn Gustafsson and Birgitta Jansson
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University
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Abstract:

income distribution, Sweden, tax reform

11.

Immigrant Child Poverty in Scandinavia: A Panel Data Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4232
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Statistics Norway, Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Arhus University - Centre for Labour Market and Social Research (CLS) and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

child poverty, immigration, Denmark, Norway, Sweden

12.

Economic and Ethnic Polarization Among Children in Sweden's Three Metropolitan Areas

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3185
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
Danuta Biterman, Björn Gustafsson and Torun Osterberg
Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

segregation, children, Sweden, immigrants, income, education

13.

Why are Household Incomes More Unequally Distributed in China than in Russia?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5383
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi and Ludmila Nivorozhkina
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics and Rostov State Economic University
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Abstract:

income distribution, inequality, China, Russia, public transfers

14.

Book reviews

Economica, Vol. 70, pp. 187-194, 2003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Apr 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, University of Hong Kong, University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and University of Vienna
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15.

Intergenerational Income Persistency in Urban China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6907
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Quheng Deng, Björn Gustafsson and Li Shi
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics
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Abstract:

intergenerational income mobility, China

16.

Neighbourhood Child Poverty in Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4881
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Björn Gustafsson and Torun Osterberg
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

child poverty, neighbourhood, Sweden

17.

Was the Burden of the Deep Swedish Recession Equally Shared?

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 48, pp. 537-560, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Nov 2003
Björn Gustafsson and Edward Palmer
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Uppsala University
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18.

Changes in Russian Poverty During Transition as Assessed from Microdata from the City of Taganrog

Economics of Transition, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 747-776, December 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Björn Gustafsson and Ludmila Nivorozhkina
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Rostov State Economic University
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19.

Sweden's Pensioners: How They Have Fared in the Roller Coaster Ride Through the Past Decade and a Half of Deep Recession and Economic Exuberance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3248
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Björn Gustafsson, Mats Johansson and Edward Palmer
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Uppsala University
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Abstract:

Sweden, pensions, income, poverty, income inequality

20.

The Distribution of Wealth in Urban China and in China as a Whole in 1995

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 173-188, June 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 May 2006
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi and Wei Zhong
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics and Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
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21.

Economic Growth and Child Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh and China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5929
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Syeda Shahanara Begum, Quheng Deng and Björn Gustafsson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

child poverty, economic growth, Bangladesh, China

22.

The Urban-Rural Income Gap and Inequality in China

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 93-126, March 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Terry Sicular, Yue Ximing, Björn Gustafsson and Li Shi
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, Renmin University, Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics
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23.

Why is There No Income Gap between the Hui Muslim Minority and the Han Majority in Rural Ningxia, China?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7970
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Abstract:

China, ethnic minorities, Hui ethnicity, income, poverty, migration

24.

Disparities in Social Assistance Receipt between Immigrants and Natives in Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6129
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Björn Gustafsson
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

social assistance, immigrants, Sweden

25.

Data for Studying Earnings, the Distribution of Household Income and Poverty in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8244
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2014
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi and Hiroshi Sato
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics and Hitotsubashi University
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Abstract:

earnings, income, inequality, poverty, data, China, National Bureau of Statistics

26.

Yuan and Roubles: Comparing Wage Determination in Urban China and Russia at the Beginning of the New Millennium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8241
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Björn Gustafsson, Li Shi, Ludmila Nivorozhkina and Haiyuan Wan
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics, Rostov State Economic University and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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Abstract:

wages, wage inequality, gender wage gap, China, Russia

27.

If Seebohm Rowntree Had Studied Sweden: How Poverty Changed in the City of Göteborg from 1925 to 2003

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4857
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Björn Gustafsson and Birgitta Jansson
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University
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Abstract:

poverty, Sweden, Seebohm Rowntree, Gothenburg, earnings distribution, dual earner

28.

Are China's Ethnic Minorities Less Likely to Move?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 May 2015
Björn Gustafsson and Xiuna Yang
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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Abstract:

China, ethnic minorities, Uighur, Tibetan, Korean, Hui

29.

Mapping and Understanding Ethnic Disparities in Length of Schooling: The Case of Ningxia Autonomous Region, China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8595
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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Abstract:

China, schooling, Hui ethnicity, Han ethnicity, Ningxia, inequality

30.

Temporary and Persistent Poverty Among Ethnic Minorities and the Majority in Rural China

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 55, Issue s1, pp. 588-606, July 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Björn Gustafsson and Ding Sai
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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31.

Age at Immigration Matters for Labor Market Integration: The Swedish Example

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10423
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
Björn Gustafsson, Hanna Mac Innes and Torun Osterberg
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Göteborg University and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Abstract:

immigrants, Sweden, age, labor market

32.

Earnings Among Nine Ethnic Minorities and the Han Majority in China's Cities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10230
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Björn Gustafsson and Xiuna Yang
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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earnings, ethnic minorities, Uighur, Tibetan, Korean

33.

Charitable Donations by China's Private Enterprises

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10127
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Björn Gustafsson, Xiuna Yang, Gang Shuge and Dai Jianzhong
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
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China, philanthropy, donations, private enterprises

34.

Why Do Some Young Adults Not Graduate from Upper Secondary School? On the Importance of Signals of Labour Market Failure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9886
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Björn Gustafsson, Katarina Katz and Torun Osterberg
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Karlstad University and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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secondary schooling, Sweden, social exclusion, neighbourhoods

35.

Residential Segregation from Generation to Generation: Intergenerational Association in Socio-Spatial Context Among Visible Minorities and the Majority Population in Metropolitan Sweden

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9837
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Björn Gustafsson, Katarina Katz and Torun Osterberg
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work, Karlstad University and Göteborg University - Department of Social Work
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Sweden, residential segregation, immigrants, intergenerational persistence

36.

Intergenerational Income Persistence in Urban China

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp. 416-436, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Quheng Deng, Björn Gustafsson and Shi Li
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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China, intergenerational income mobility

37.

Top Incomes in Sweden Over Three-Quarters of a Century: A Micro Data Approach

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 963-976, 2008
Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Björn Gustafsson and Birgitta Jansson
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Göteborg University

Abstract:

Income distribution, Sweden, Tax reform

38.

Income Inequality Within and Across Counties in Rural China 1988 and 1995

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 179-204, October 2002
Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Björn Gustafsson and Li Shi
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics

Abstract:

China, Income, Inequality

39.

Effects of the Transition on the Distribution of Income in China: A Study Decomposing the Gini Coefficient for 1988 and 1995

Economics of Transition, Vol. 9, No. 3, November 2001
Posted: 19 Dec 2001
Björn Gustafsson and Li Shi
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics

Abstract:

Housing reform, Income, Inequality, Pensions, Rural China, Urban China

40.

Economic Transformation and the Gender Earnings Gap in Urban China

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 2, 2000
Posted: 05 Feb 2001
Björn Gustafsson and Li Shi
Göteborg University - Department of Social Work and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics

Abstract:

Gender gap, earnings, Urban China