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While the volatility of job creations has been studied extensively, the survival chances of new jobs are less researched. The question when and how to expand a firm is of importance, both from the firm’s and from a macro perspective. Adjustment cost theories and arguments about option values...
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In this article, we estimate the structure of costs of hiring, terminating, and retiring employees in France. We use a representative panel data set of French establishments that contains direct measures of these various costs as well as measures of entries and exits for the years 1992 and 1996....
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Often the high level of unemployment in Germany is explained by a lack of flexibility, over-regulation in the labour market and disincentives of the social security system. However, these institutional effects are difficult to test by means of data from only one country. Cross-country...
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Using a fixed-effects panel-estimation of the years 2004 and 2005 of the IAB Establishment Panel, this article tries to answer the following question: Do the so-called One-Euro-Jobs have an effect on the growth rate of regular employment, covered by the social security system? The analysis finds...
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We study whether older workers are costly to firms. Our estimation equations are derived from a variant of the decomposition methods frequently used for measuring micro-level sources of industry productivity growth. By using comprehensive linked employeremployee data from the Finnish business...
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The aim of this study is to shed light on the factors which determine the post-entry performance of new firms. It is often argued that new firms are the driving force of structural changes and sometimes they are even characterized as an engine of economic growth. Nevertheless, the empirical...
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The increasing overload of information that bothers people is affecting businesses on online job boards as well. Although there is no doubt about the benefits of those platforms, companies are threatened to get lost in the sheer mass of similar advertisements. Considering the background of the...
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Unter Bedingungen gesellschaftlicher Individualisierung und Pluralisierung ist es wichtig, die Beschäftigten als Akteure innerhalb der Arbeitsbeziehungen in den Fokus zu rücken. Um zu ermitteln, welchen Stellenwert unterschiedliche Inhalte und welche Bedeutung verschiedene Formen der...
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