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Previous studies find that past unemployment reduces life satisfaction even after reemployment for non-monetary reasons (unemployment scarring). It is not clear, however, whether this scarring is only caused by employment-related factors, such as worsened working conditions, or increased future...
Previous studies find that past unemployment reduces life satisfaction even after reemployment for non-monetary reasons (unemployment scarring). It is not clear, however, whether this scarring is only caused by employment-related factors, such as worsened working conditions, or increased future...
Previous studies find that past unemployment reduces life satisfaction even after reemployment for non-monetary reasons (unemployment scarring). It is not clear, however, whether this scarring is only caused by employment-related factors, such as worsened working conditions, or increased future...
Ab dem 1.Januar 2015 soll in Deutschland ein flächendeckender Mindestlohn von 8,50 € gelten. Die Warnungen vor Arbeitsplatzverlusten werden meist mit Verweis auf internationale Erfahrungen als ungerechtfertigt zurückgewiesen. Beispielsweise wurde 1999 in Großbritannien der Mindestlohn neu...
Ab dem 1. Januar 2015 soll im gesamten Bundesgebiet ein flächendeckender Mindestlohn von 8,50 € je Zeitstunde gelten. Anhand simulierter Lohnverteilungen für das Jahr 2015 quantifizieren wir die Auswirkungen dieses Mindestlohns auf die Beschäftigung in den einzelnen Landkreisen und...
Entgegen der landläufigen Meinung blieb die Einführung des Mindestlohns keineswegs ohne Nebenwirkungen. Der flächendeckende Mindestlohn hat den Beschäftigungsaufbau in Ostdeutschland nicht gestoppt, aber verlangsamt: Seit dem Beschluss des Mindestlohngesetzes durch den Deutschen Bundestag...
In this paper, we shed more light on the subjective well-being of workfare participants and compare it to the well-being of unemployed and employed workers. We use data from a self-conducted survey among participants in workfare schemes in Germany. We examine two subdimensions of subjective...
Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel from 1984-2009, we follow persons from their working life into their retirement years and find that, on average, employed people maintain their life satisfaction upon retirement, while long-term unemployed people report a substantial increase in...
In this paper, we shed more light on the subjective well-being of workfare participants and compare it to the well-being of unemployed and employed workers. We use data from a self-conducted survey among participants in workfare schemes in Germany. We examine two subdimensions of subjective...
We study the subsidization of extra jobs in a general equilibrium framework. While the previous literature focuses on symmetric marginal employment subsidies where firms are rewarded when they increase employment but punished when they reduce their workforce, we consider an asymmetric scheme...