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ESCIRRU- Papers 6 / 2008

The Gender Earnings Gap inside a Russian Firm: First Evidence from Personnel Data - 1997 to 2002 ; Updated Version

Using unique personnel data from one Russian firm for the years 1997 to 2002 we study the size, development and determinants of the gender earnings gap in an internal labor market during late transition. The gap is sizable but declines strongly over the entire period. Gender earnings differentials are largest for production workers who constitute the largest employee group in the firm. Various decompositions ...

2008| Thomas Dohmen, Hartmut Lehmann, Anzelika Zaiceva
SOEPpapers 111 / 2008

Gender, Migration, Remittances: Evidence from Germany

Gender-specific determinants of remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In 2007, about 7.3 million foreigners were living in Germany. While the total number of foreigners has decreased over the last decade, female migration to Germany has increased. A feminization of migration is observable all over the world, and is changing gender roles in the households of ...

2008| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
Diskussionspapiere 800 / 2008

Gender, Migration, Remittances: Evidence from Germany

Gender-specific determinants of remittances are the subject of this study based on German SOEP data (2001-2006). In 2007, about 7.3 million foreigners were living in Germany. While the total number of foreigners has decreased over the last decade, female migration to Germany has increased. Today, women constitute 48.6% of migratory flows to Germany, although the proportion varies significantly by country ...

2008| Elke Holst, Andrea Schäfer, Mechthild Schrooten
Sonstige Publikationen des DIW / Aufsätze 2008

The Gender Pay Gap in Germany: How Large Is It? Is It Decreasing? How Much Is Due to Workplace Discrimination?

2008| Elke Holst, Anne Busch
Sonstige Publikationen des DIW / Aufsätze 2008

Mothers Predicted to Do More Paid Work as a Result of Reforms to Parental Leave Benefits

2008| C. Katharina Spieß, Katharina Wrohlich
Diskussionspapiere 737 / 2007

Optimal Taxation: The Design of Child Related Cash- and In-Kind-Benefits

This paper contributes to the debate about the optimal design of tax-transfer systems. Based on the theory of optimal taxation, combined with microsimulation and microeconometric techniques we derive the welfare function which makes the current German tax and transfer system for single women optimal. Furthermore, we compare the welfare function conditional on the presence and age of children and assess ...

2007| Peter Haan, Katharina Wrohlich
Weekly Report 7 / 2007

Too Few Women in Top Posts in the Big Banks and Insurance Companies

The share of women on the supervisory boards (Aufsichts- und Verwaltungsräte) of the big banks, savings banks and insurance companies in Germany is low. In the banking sector it is 15% and in insurance 11%. That women are to be found on most supervisory or administrative boards is mainly because they are worker´s representation delegates. Posts on management boards (Vorstände) in the big insurance ...

2007| Elke Holst, Anne-Katrin Stahn
Monographien

Why Are Mothers Working Longer Hours in Austria than in Germany? A Comparative Micro Simulation Analysis

Bonn: IZA, 2007, 29 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 2845)
| Helene Dearing, Helmut Hofer, Christine Lietz, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Katharina Wrohlich
Monographien

Short-Run and Long-Term Effects of Childbirth on Mothers' Employment and Working Hours across Institutional Regimes: An Empirical Analysis Based on the European Community Household Panel

Bonn: IZA, 2007, 25 S.
(Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 2693)
| Johannes Geyer, Viktor Steiner
Weekly Report 6 / 2007

Top Posts in Big Companies Firmly in Male Hands

Women hold only 7.8% of the supervisory board posts in the 200 biggest companies (Top 200) in Germany - outside finance -, and three of four (76.0%) are worker´s representation delegates. More than one third of these companies do not have a woman on the supervisory board at all. The share of women on management boards is even smaller. In the 100 biggest companies (Top 100) there is only one woman on ...

2007| Elke Holst, Anne-Katrin Stahn
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