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Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 2 / 2001

Director's Incentives in Japan and the UK

As it is widely believed that the behaviour of large Japanese companies is different from that of their British counterparts, hypothesises that the directors in both countries may have different financial incentives. The research estimates the determinants of executive compensation, using the micro data of listed companies in both countries. Our result suggests that directors in Japan may have little ...

2001| Katsuyuki Kubo
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Timing of First Births in East Germany after Reunification

When German reunification was accompanied by a rapid decline in aggregate fertility rates, researchers particularly assigned high unemployment rates a dominant role for changes in fertility behavior. The aim of this paper is twofold. First, we investigate changes in the timing of first birth in East Germany after reunification. Using data from the GSOEP, we show that even after reunification East Germans ...

2001| Michaela Kreyenfeld
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Success at Work, Life Patterns, and Overall Life Satisfaction: Changes in the Lives of Men and Women since the 1980s in West Germany

This paper focuses on the structural relationship between family building and upward mobility. Typically this relationship is analyzed for women only, while we include men as well. With new patterns of intimate partnerships and non-traditional families, on the one hand, and a changing labor market, on the other hand, new assertions about their connection have emerged. Using SOEP-data, the possible ...

2001| Angelika Tölke
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Gender Effects As Macro-Level Effects: Germany and the United States 1991-1997

My research examines within-nation differences as well as cross-national differences in socially stratified outcomes, specifically the distribution of household incomes. I build on the considerable empirical evidence suggesting that group memberships are important factors in shaping one' s life course and in determining the level of social inequality. I examine seven years of longitudinal data from ...

2001| Lisa M. Amoroso
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Does Part-Time and Intermittent Work during Early Motherhood Lead to Regular Work Later? A comparison of Labor Behavior of Mothers with Young Children in Germany, Britain, The Netherlands and Sweden

We use data from Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden to examine whether part-time and intermittent work during early motherhood leads to regular full-time work later. We find that in Sweden, by the time the first child is four years old 80 percent of mothers are working full-time if 25 hours is counted as full-time work, but only 30 percent if a 35-hour threshold is used. This finding ...

2001| Siv S. Gustafsson, Eiko Kenjoh, Cécile Wetzels
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 1 / 2001

Pathways into Self-Employment in the United States and Germany

Using longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the German Socio-Economic Panel, this research compares pathways into self-employment among men and women in the United States and Western Germany. Academic and vocational credentials are more important for stabilizing self-employment in the United States than in Germany, where the lack of credentials is a significant deterrent to ...

2001| Patricia A. McManus
Economic Bulletin 9 / 2000

Hidden Labour Force in Germany

2000| Elke Holst, Jürgen Schupp
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Education, Employment, and Gender Inequality amongst Couples: A Comparative Analysis of Britain and Germany

It is well understood that children benefit educationally the greater the education of their parents. However, transfers of the benefits of human capital within the home occur between partners too. The more educated an individual the more able he or she is to provide a partner with effective career support. Individuals will on average earn more the higher the education of their partner. This reciprocal ...

In: European Sociological Review 16 (2000), 4, S. 349-365 | Malcolm Brynin, Jürgen Schupp
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Education, Employment and Gender Inequality in the Family: A Comparative Analysis of the British and German Household Panel Data

Colchester [u.a.]: EPAG, 2000, 20 S.
(EPAG Working Papers ; 2)
| Malcolm Brynin, Jürgen Schupp
Weitere Aufsätze

Full Time or Part Time? German Parental Leave Policy and the Return to Work After Childbirth in Germany

In: S. W. Polachek (Ed.) , Research in Labor Economics. Vol. 18
Amsterdam : JAI Press
S. 41-74
| Jan Ondrich, C. Katharina Spieß, Q. Yang, Gert G. Wagner
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