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We use monthly personnel records of a large German company to analyse the gender wage gap (GWG). Main findings are: (1) the unconditional GWG is 15 percent for blue-collar and 26 percent for white-collar workers; (2) conditional on tenure, entry age, schooling, and working hours, the GWG is 13...
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The paper analyzes the determinants of part-time employment, mini- and midi-jobs in Germany. Theory implies that all three employment types could be used as instruments of flexibility to react flexibly to demand shocks. But the empirical analysis shows that only mini- and midi-jobs are...
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In recent years layoffs have increasingly become the focus of public attention. So far, however , there has been no representative study for Germany of how far and under what conditions layoffs are accepted by the population - in other words by people who are not immediately affected. Principles...
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Human capital and deferred compensation might explain why firms employ but do not hire older workers. Adjustments of wage-tenure profiles for older new entrants are explored in the context of deferred compensation. From an equity theory perspective, such adjustments might lead to adverse...
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Der Beitrag untersucht die homogenen und heterogenen Teilnahmeeffekte des Hamburger Kombilohnmodells. Hierfür werden neben dem Verfahren des Propensity Score Matching auch lineare Regressionen durchgeführt. Die so ermittelten Teilnahmeeffekte variieren nur geringfügig zwischen den beiden...
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This research note uses two German data sets the large-scale German Socio-Economic Panel and unique data from own student questionnaires to analyse the relationship between risk aversion and the choice for public sector employment. Main results are: (1) more risk averse individuals sort into...
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