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Université de Fribourg

Exploring barriers to consistent condom use among sub-Saharan African young immigrants in Switzerland

Mileti, Francesca Poglia ; Mellini, Laura ; Sulstarova, Brikela ; Villani, Michela ; Singy, Pascal

In: AIDS care, 2018, vol. 31, no. 1, p. 113-116

No study to date has focused on barriers to condom use specifically among young immigrants to Europe from sub-Saharan Africa. Based on a qualitative study in sociology, this paper explores generational differences in barriers to condom use between first-generation immigrants (born in Africa and arrived in Switzerland after age 10) and second-generation immigrants (born in Switzerland to two...

Université de Fribourg

The effects of gender and parental occupation in the apprenticeship market : an experimental evaluation

Fernandes, Ana ; Huber, Martin ; Plaza, Camila

(Working Papers SES ; 506)

The apprenticeship market is the earliest possible entry into the workforce in developed economies. Since early labor market shocks are likely magnified throughout professional life, avoiding mismatches between talent and occupations e.g. due to gender- or status-based discrimination appears crucial. This experimental study investigates the effects of applicant gender and its interaction with...

Université de Fribourg

Routine workers in an increasingly automated world of work : Evidence from Switzerland

Kurer, Thomas

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2019, vol. 1, no. 2, p. Article: 1.2

This paper explores the distributional consequences of technological change on midskilled routine workers in Switzerland in three steps: (1) The first part studies aggregate trends in the labor market and confirms the pattern of an eroding middle:The disadvantages of technological progress are concentrated on routine workers whose share in the labor force has drastically declined over time. (2)...

Université de Neuchâtel

De-qualification and de-emancipation among recently arrived highly skilled immigrant women in Switzerland

Gerber, Sarah ; Wanner, Philippe

(nccr on the move ; 23)

Immigrants face numerous obstacles to integrating themselves into the Swiss labor market. One issue is the underutilization of skills, qualifications, and knowledge, which results in a brain waste for the migrants as well as for the Swiss society. This study examines the determinants of dequalificationand de-emancipation among the recently arrived highly skilled immigrant women in Switzerland....

Public access from Dec 1, 2019
Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

To Love and Play: Testing the Association of Adult Playfulness with the Relationship Personality and Relationship Satisfaction

Proyer, René

In: Current Psychology, 2014, vol. 33, no. 4, p. 501-514

Public access from Dec 1, 2019
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Storytelling in the Selection Interview? How Applicants Respond to Past Behavior Questions

Bangerter, Adrian ; Corvalan, Paloma ; Cavin, Charlotte

In: Journal of Business and Psychology, 2014, vol. 29, no. 4, p. 593-604

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries

Open issues in happiness research

Frey, Bruno ; Gallus, Jana ; Steiner, Lasse

In: International Review of Economics, 2014, vol. 61, no. 2, p. 115-125