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  • Externe Monographien

    Sharing the Caring? The Gender Division of Care Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Germany

    The COVID-19 pandemic and related closures of daycare centers and schools significantly increased the amount of care work done by parents. There is much speculation over whether the pandemic increased or decreased gender equality in parental care work. Based on representative data for Germany we present an empirical analysis that shows greater support for the latter rather than the former hypothesis. ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2021, 22 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 14457)
    | Jonas Jessen, C. Katharina Spiess, Sevrin Waights, Katharina Wrohlich
  • Externe Monographien

    Health of Elderly Parents, Their Children’s Labor Supply, and the Role of Migrant Care Workers

    We estimate the impact of parental health on adult children's labor market outcomes. We focus on health shocks which increase care dependency abruptly. Our estimation strategy exploits the variation in the timing of shocks across treated families. Empirical results based on Austrian administrative data show a significant negative impact on labor market activities of children. This effect is more pronounced ...

    Berlin: DIW Berlin, 2020, 33 S. : Anh.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 13774)
    | Wolfgang Frimmel, Martin Halla, Jörg Paetzold, Julia Schmieder
  • Externe Monographien

    Fertility as a Driver of Maternal Employment

    Based on findings from high-income countries, typically economists hypothesize that having more children unambiguously decreases the time mothers spend in the labor mar- ket. Few studies on lower-income countries, in which low household wealth, informal child care, and informal employment opportunities prevail, find mixed results. Using Mexican census data, I find a positive effect ...

    Berlin: DIW Berlin, 2020, 33 S. : Anh.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 13496)
    | Julia Schmieder
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    Selection into Employment and the Gender Wage Gap across the Distribution and over Time

    Using quantile regression methods, this paper analyses the gender wage gap across the wage distribution and over time (1990-2014), while controlling for changing sample selection into full-time employment. Our findings show that the selection-corrected gender wage gap is much larger than the one observed in the data, which is mainly due to large positive selection of women into fulltime employment. ...

    Potsdam: CEPA, 2020, 33 S.
    (CEPA Discussion Papers ; 15)
    | Patricia Gallego Granados, Katharina Wrohlich
  • Externe Monographien

    Essays on Gender Pay Gaps and Wealth Concentration

    Diese Dissertation besteht aus vier unabhängigen Kapiteln. Während sich die ersten drei Kapitel mit unterschiedlichen Gründen für den Gender Pay Gap auseinandersetzen, fokussiert sich das letzte Kapitel auf das obere Ender der Vermögensverteilung. Kapitel 1 befasst sich mit der Frage, warum einige Berufe große und andere nur geringe Gender Pay Gaps aufweisen und, ob dies mit den Berufsmerkmalen zusammenhängt. ...

    Berlin: Freie Univ. Berlin, FB Wirtschaftswiss., 2020, 178 S. | Aline Zucco
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    Essays in Labor and Demographic Economics

    Labor market and demographic developments are highly interrelated. This dissertation analyzes important intersections between the two. Its four chapters are based on large, mostly administrative micro data. The first three chapters apply innovative quasi-experimental methods, while the last chapter provides a descriptive analysis .The first chapter investigates empirically how maternal labor supply ...

    Berlin: FU Berlin, 2019, 190 S. | Julia Schmieder
  • Externe Monographien

    Do Women in Highly Qualified Positions Face Higher Work-to-Family Conflicts in Germany Than Men?

    Changing employment conditions lead to new chances, but also new risks for employees. In the literature, increasing permeability between occupational and private life is discussed as one special outcome of this development that employees must face, especially those in highly qualified positions. Drawing on existing research, we investigate in how far women and men in those positions differ in their ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2017, 50 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 10716)
    | Anne Busch-Heizmann, Elke Holst
  • Externe Monographien

    Peer Effects in Parental Leave Decisions

    This paper analyzes to what extent parental leave decisions of mothers with young children depend on the decisions made by their coworkers. The identification of peer effects, which are defined as indirect effects of the behavior of a social reference group on individual outcomes, bears various challenges due to correlated characteristics within social groups and endogenous group membership. We overcome ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2016, 39 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 10173)
    | Clara Welteke, Katharina Wrohlich
  • Externe Monographien

    IAB-BAMF-SOEP-Befragung von Geflüchteten: Überblick und erste Ergebnisse

    Nürnberg: IAB, 2016, 103 S.
    (IAB-Forschungsbericht ; 2016,14)
    | Christian Babka von Gostomski, Axel Böhm, Herbert Brücker, Tanja Fendel, Martin Friedrich, Marco Giesselmann, Elke Holst, Yuliya Kosyakova, Martin Kroh, Elisabeth Liebau, David Richter, Agnese Romiti, Nina Rother, Diana Schacht, Jana A. Scheible, Paul Schmelzer, Jürgen Schupp, Manuel Siegert, Steffen Sirries, Parvati Trübswetter, Ehsan Vallizadeh
  • Externe Monographien

    Gender Identity and Women's Supply of Labor and Non-Market Work: Panel Data Evidence for Germany

    This paper aims to verify results of the innovative study on gender identity for the USA by Bertrand et al. (2015) for Germany. They found that women who would earn more than their husbands distort their labor market outcome in order not to violate traditional gender identity norms. Using data from the German Socio-economic Panel Study we also find that the distribution of the share of income earned ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2015, 46 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 9471)
    | Anna Wieber, Elke Holst
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