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Why do young children migrate without a parent? We consider the economic components ofthe answer to this question by examining the correlates of out-migration for children under 15whose mother's reside in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India. 1 million children appear to havemigrated away from home in...
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Many studies have explored the determinants of entering into entrepreneurship and thedifferences in self-employment rates across racial and ethnic groups. However, very little isknown about the survival in entrepreneurship of immigrants to the U.S. and theirdescendants...
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Is skill dispersion a source of comparative advantage? While it is established that a country's aggregate endowment of human capital is an important determinant of comparative advantage, this paper investigates whether the distribution of skills in the labor force can play a role in the...
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Im vorliegenden Beitrag wurde untersucht, wie sich die Erwerbsverläufe der Babyboomer von denen älterer Kohorten unterscheiden und inwieweit sich eine Pluralisierung der Erwerbsverläufe von Männern in Ostund Westdeutschland für die Babyboomer im Vergleich zu älteren Kohorten feststellen...
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Um die Wirkung atypischer Beschäftigungsverhältnisse auf Struktur und Ausmaß sozialer Ungleichheit abschätzen zu können, zeichnet das vorliegende Discussion Paper für 20 europäische Länder nach, wie sich atypische Beschäftigung im Vergleich zu regulären Beschäftigungsverhältnissen...
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We test the often-cited hypothesis that high levels of child labour attract foreigninvestors. Using panel data we show the overall effect, which child labour has on foreign direct investment (FDI), to be a (small) negative one. We find strong evidence for the theoretical prediction that child...
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Fondée sur l’enquête prioritaire de Madagascar de 2005, la présente recherche examine l’hypothèse de non-linéarité de l’impact des revenus des adultes sur le travail des enfants, et l’opportunité d’estimations économétriques prenant en compte la dépendance spatiale des...
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We analyze the following questions associated with outsourcing and profit sharing under imperfect labour markets. How does strategic outsourcing influence wage formation, profit sharing and employee effort when firms commit to optimal profit sharing before wage formation or decide for profit...
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Many studies have explored the determinants of entering into entrepreneurship and the differences in self-employment rates across racial and ethnic groups. However, very little is known about the survival in entrepreneurship of immigrants to the U.S. and their descendants. Employing data from...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005703319
This paper questions the perceived wisdom that migrants are more risk-loving than the native population. We employ a new large German survey of direct individual risk measures to find that first-generation migrants have lower risk attitudes than natives, which only equalize in the second generation.
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